Reactions to Falmouth's Wind 2 turbine vary widely
As of Monday, Donald had logged 20 complaints with the town about noise and shadow flicker causing ear ringing and ear pressure.
"I think that people's physiologies are different," Donald said when told of neighbors who have experienced no negative health effects.
March 6, 2012
by Sean Teehan
in Cape Cod Times
FALMOUTH - Malcolm Donald likens the Wind 2 turbine's sound to that of a jet engine; his neighbor two doors down, Debra Cookson, says it sounds more like the light swish of a clothes dryer.
About three weeks ago, Wind 2 started spinning, beginning a 60-day experimental period meant to log the complaints of nearby residents. On Monday, residents of the area closest to the turbine had varying accounts of how disruptive the turbine is.
"My ears are ringing right now," Donald said, peering out the window of his Ambleside Drive house to see the spinning blades. The turbine is 1,250 feet... [continue via Web link]