Both sides praise turbine halt
"What you can hear is not the problem," Senie said. "What you can't hear is."
While Senie praised the state's decision on the Falmouth turbines, he said current sound standards are not complete. The "distressing sound pressures" in the sub-audible range that affect neighbors should also be studied.
May 31, 2012
by Robert Knox
in Boston Globe
Both critics and backers of local wind power projects praise the state's recent decision to shut down a noisy wind turbine in Falmouth, but their reasons are different.
Critics say the decision lends credence to their complaints about the effects of sound from turbines. Wind-energy backers, meanwhile, contend that their turbines are different from the atypically noisy Falmouth one.
"We're actually glad the state is doing something about that one machine," said Brian Kuhn of Associated Wind Developers of Plymouth. "It's almost a case of one bad apple spoiling the whole bushel."
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