Springhill Township resident again raises concerns about wind farm
Bozek told the commissioners that sound requirements have so far been measured "from the house, not at the property line." He called that "an infringement of my rights and the rights of other property owners," adding that his property would essentially "be used as a buffer zone" for the project and discourage further development by property owners.
June 23, 2010
by Chuck Brittain
Greensburg, Pa. -- As Fayette County commissioners consider giving final approval for a 23-turbine wind farm, a Springhill Township resident again has voiced concern about the noise the machines could generate.
"It's gone from science to politics," Tom Bozek said after addressing the commissioners at an agenda meeting Tuesday in Uniontown. Bozek lives near a portion of the site in Wharton Township and, he insists, well within the 1 1/4-mile distance the World Health Organization has said is an adequate buffer zone.
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