Regulation for wind turbines needed
We've seen the debris that was thrown by a malfunctioning turbine in DeKalb County. We've seen the blade that was left hanging after a lightning strike there, too. We've read about problems at other sites. We're concerned about the noise and sound that is created by the huge turbines.
June 19, 2011
by Tom and Jody Zhe
in The Journal-Standard
Rochelle, Ill. - Who is trying to kid whom when using the word farm to describe the industrial wind developments that are popping up in our neighboring counties? The monstrous wind towers have huge industrial turbines, make loud industrial noise, clutter our landscape and infringe on people's health and safety. Wind farms are not farming and if the belong, it's in open spaces where population is limited, wind is more constant and land is zoned industrial.
Safety, health, noise and visual disturbances are concerns related to the placement of industrial wind turbines too close to private homes. We have learned that... [continue via Web link]