Wind farm silence deafening
With the benefit of recent acoustical studies and medical papers, it has become increasingly clear there is a link between wind turbine operation and health effects, the only question is to what degree and what action to take. ...It is distressing that we can get public policy so wrong so much of the time and then take so long to fix it.
November 4, 2011
by Max Rheese
in Weekly Times
We need to take a closer look at the bigger wind-farm picture, Max Rheese writes
Last week I received an email from a woman I had never met that almost brought me to tears.
It was a cry for help from someone crushed. She told a story of her family's recent years of bewilderment, frustration, anger and despair.
Samantha Stepnell used to live with her husband and young son on their farm at Waubra, in western Victoria, 900m from the Waubra wind farm.
The family abandoned their home due to chronic sleep disorders experienced since the wind farm started operating.
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