Problems with wind farms in England
Our experience shows that there is a real noise problem, which can be severe. Unfortunately, it is clear that existing regulations are not adequate to protect people, and until this whole noise phenomenon is better understood and regulated we feel that Councils and wind developers should be exercising the Precautionary Principle. Large wind turbines should not be permitted close to residential areas.
July 12, 2007
by Jane Davis
in Orangeville Citizen
My name is Jane Davis and I live 930m from Deeping St. Nicholas wind farm just south of Spalding in South Lincolnshire.(UK)
There are six other houses a similar distance away from the turbines, but ours is the only one downwind of the prevailing wind. Our nearest neighbours are a quarter to half a mile away.
We did not object to the windfarm in the planning stage as we did not believe that there would be any issues for us, and we believed that wind power was a good way of meeting the energy gap. We did read some negative reports on... [continue via Web link]