Resident appeals to selectmen on turbines
Ms. Isherwood suggested shutting the turbines down from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. She said a representative from the DEP has been to her house and will be returning to conduct tests.
Ms. Isherwood said the DEP representative agreed the noise is "louder in her house than outside."
June 21, 2012
by Peggy Aulisio
in South Coast Today
FAIRHAVEN - Karen Isherwood of Teal Circle made an appeal to selectmen June 18 about the disruption caused by the town's new industrial wind turbines on the tranquility of her family's life.
As she did recently before the Board of Health, Ms. Isherwood said the noise has so disturbed her, it warrants some kind of compensation from the town or developer. She told board members she may have to move.
Selectmen listened sympathetically, but Chairman Brian K. Bowcock said the board shouldn't take any action until the state Department of Environmental Protection finishes conducting tests. The DEP was contacted by the Board... [continue via Web link]