W.Va. PSC dismisses turbine noise complaint; Residents can take issue to circuit court
Should the Braithwaites decide to pursue the matter further, they could file a nuisance claim in circuit court, according to the PSC document. Gary Braithwaite, along with 26 families, have hired a lawyer and are discussing the possibility of filing a suit for damages, according to the State Journal.
July 5, 2012
by Elaine Blaisdell
in Cumberland Times-News
KEYSER, W.Va. - An additional complaint about the noise level of the wind turbines at Pinnacle Wind Farm at NewPage on Green Mountain has been filed and dismissed by the Public Service Commission.
The complaint was filed by resident Gary Braithwaite on June 27. In his complaint to the PSC, Braithwaite cites "constant noise and flicker" and suggests the wind turbines be shut down until the noise can be stopped.
The PSC decided to dismiss both Braithwaite's and his brother Richard Braithwaite's complaint that was made in February, noting that the allegations made against Pinnacle were very similar.
In his complaint, Richard Braithwaite said... [continue via Web link]