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Wind Farms: Environmental Noise Guidelines

"This document aims to help developers, planning and enforcement authorities, other government agencies and the broader community assess environmental noise impacts from wind farms. The core objective of these guidelines is to balance the advantage of developing wind energy projects in this State with protecting the amenity of the surrounding community from adverse noise impacts.

Wind farms need specific guidelines because wind turbines have unique noise generating characteristics and the environments surrounding wind farm sites usually have low ambient noise."

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Wind Farms Environmental Noise Guidelines Australia

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FEB 1 2003
http://www.windaction.org/posts/67-wind-farms-environmental-noise-guidelines
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