This personal account by Alyssa Ashley, a high school student, appeared in the Cap Times newspaper in Wisconsin. Ms. Ashley lived by the Shirley wind energy facility.
Gerry Meyer lives within Invenergy's Forward Wind facility sited in Fond du Lac County Wisconsin. Since the turbines went online in March 2008, Mr. Meyer and his family have suffered from the noise and shadow flicker resulting from the operating project.
Allen Haas, a farmer the Town of Malone, Fond du Lac County filed these comments with the Wisconsin Public Service Commission, docket # 1-AC-231. His father was the landowner who signed on with the developers. Allen Haas then bought the property from his dad. He says his dad can’t get over what the turbines have done to his life and to the entire community.
This personal story was submitted to the Wisconsin Public Service Commission as public testimony regarding siting of industrial scale wind energy facilities.
Town of Oakfield, Dodge County. The Wirtz home is just over the county line from Fond Du Lac County where the wind turbines are located.
I am from the town of Empire, which includes the Cedar Ridge Wind Farm located in Fond du Lac County Wisconsin.
There are 44 wind turbines in this project, three of them are within a quarter mile (1,320 feet) from our home. I can see 12 from our door.
Now that the towers are working, people are grumbling. You cannot believe how loud these things are!
Invenergy's Forward Wind facility, Brownsville WI