Why Pulsing Wind Turbine Noise Causes Nightmares For Neighbours


Mary Morris still on the warpath over SA EPA bias and incompetence.

Starting over 30 years ago, the wind industry established noise rules deliberately designed to allow it to operate with complete impunity, while punishing wind farm neighbours with incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound: Three Decades of Wind Industry Deception: A Chronology of a Global Conspiracy of Silence and Subterfuge

In December last year, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal handed down a decision which held that the so-called noise standards that apply to wind turbine noise are utterly irrelevant and not fit for purpose, because all of them use dB(A) weighting: a method of concealing the low-frequency noise, which causes neighbours to suffer from sleep disturbance, and worse.

The AAT held that “The dB(A) weighting system is not designed to measure the low-frequency sound emitted by wind turbines, and is not an appropriate way of measuring it.” And that:…

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