Fairfield residents say wind turbines too noisy
Melewski said most of the spikes were in the 50-to-60 decibel range. Sixty decibels is equivalent to the sound of a dishwasher or clothes dryer.
During the second study, done over the course of 80 days, Melewski said samples were taken every 10 minutes, that added up to hours over that period.
July 24, 2012
by Kathleen Duncan
FAIRFIELD - It's not birds chirping.
It's not the wind rustling through the leaves.
Fairfield residents June and Jimmy Salamone compared the noise of the 455-foot wind turbines surrounding their home to jet engines or nails on a chalkboard, grating their nerves.
"It wakes you up. It makes you feel like your whole body is pulsing to the whoosh of the turbine," said June Salamone, who lives on Davis Road.
In hopes of correcting the issue, Iberdrola Renewables - which owns the Hardscrabble Wind Farm - installed a noise-reduction system at four... [continue via Web link]