Tule Wind project gets green light
But Donna Tisdale, chair of the Boulevard Planning Group, said her community opposes the project because the turbines emit low frequency noise, vibration and electrical pollution through "stay voltage that's discharged into the ground and migrates into people's homes."
Tisdale said she's received complaints that existing turbines are making people in a 3 mile radius sick.
August 8, 2012
by Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane, Peggy Pico and City News Service
Two major energy projects slated for eastern San Diego County were approved this week by the San Diego Board of Supervisors. The board granted permits to the Tule Wind Power Project, which consists of almost 100 wind turbines on 725 acres in McCain Valley. The board also approved transmission lines that would carry power generated by wind turbines in Baja California to a San Diego Gas & Electric substation near Jacumba. Both were approved despite strong opposition from Supervisor Dianne Jacob.
"They are two particularly small pieces of a bigger puzzle, a much bigger picture,'' Jacob said. "It's that bigger... [continue via Web link]