Wind plants: How loud is too loud?
"Neither the siting rules nor the sound prediction studies that have been performed in connection with wind energy applications in West Virginia sufficiently captures what the reality will likely be once a project is in operation, or how the sounds are heard at various reference points in the vicinity of the project."
June 28, 2012
by Pam Kasey
in The State Journal
Barely has the ink dried on a Public Service Commission order dismissing a complaint about noise from the Pinnacle wind plant at Keyser than another complaint has been filed.
Gary Ray Braithwaite filed a complaint June 27 seeking to have the Pinnacle Wind Farm at New Page shut down until the noise from it can be stopped.
It was just June 1 when the commission dismissed the case in which Richard Braithwaite - Gary's brother - complained about noise from the plant.
The 55.2-megawatt Pinnacle wind plant, 23 turbines stretched in a line on several miles... [continue via Web link]