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Category Archives: wind turbine noise
Darn! If we’d only known!
From the New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine – Michael A. Nissenbaum, MD – “In summary, in many IWT (industrial wind turbine) projects, the preconstruction sound modeling has underestimated the eventual real world sound levels those turbine projects eventually … Continue reading
Can you hear me now?
The most recent lawsuit against a Mineral County WV wind plant is sticking another fork into Edison VP Charley Parnell’s claim that installing louvers to eliminate turbine noise has “by all accounts … been a significant improvement.” The WV Record … Continue reading
Lock, stock and lawsuits?
Financially challenged Edison Mission Energy appears to have found a buyer. According to several articles appearing over the last few days a deal with NRG Energy seems to be taking shape. Bankrupt Edison Mission Energy, which local residents know as … Continue reading
All’s not quiet on the western ridgeline.
By now, most folks in the area know that 23 lawsuits were filed in federal court on behalf of 38 area residents against the Pinnacle wind plant above Keyser, WV. The locals cite mental and physical health problems related to … Continue reading
Timing is everything!
Just as attempts are ongoing to revitalize the Dan’s Mountain wind project in Western Maryland, which apparently will include an effort by the developer to modify an ordinance passed some time ago to protect local citizens, word comes from nearby … Continue reading
Posted in Dan's Mountain Wind, wind turbine noise Tagged Cumberland Times-News, Dan's Mountain Wind force LLC, Edison Mission, Industrial Wind Health Issues, Laurel Renewable Partners LLC, Maryland Public Service Commission, Pinnacle Wind Force, US WindForce LLC, Western Maryland, wind turbine lawsuit, wind turbine noise 1 Comment
Industrial wind … it always seems to come down to money.
Ongoing noise problems associated with Mitsubishi turbines operating at the Pinnacle Wind project in Mineral County WV are being investigated by the West Virginia Public Service Commission, following a formal complaint from residents. The following are excerpts from the WV … Continue reading
US International Trade Commission (USITC) may block Mitsubishi Wind Turbine Imports
Too bad this didn’t happen before the noisy 2.4 MW (never used near homes before) Japanese turbines were installed on Green Mountain near Keyser, WV, making life unbearable for neighbors of the Pinnacle wind project. Combine this ruling from a … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Mountains, Bat/Bird Kills, Endangered Species Act, Energy Ethics, incidental take permit, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, US Fish &Wildlife, US WindForce, wind turbine noise Tagged Edison Mission Group, Edison Mission Group financial condition, Endangered Species Act, GE Mitsubishi patent lawsuit, Green Mountain WV, incidental take permit, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, US Fish and Wildlife Service, wind turbine noise 1 Comment
The noise from these windmills is so great that it is impossible to live near them.
Mr. Richard Braithwaite, of Keyser, WV, is one of several families negatively impacted by the Pinnacle industrial wind project. The project, owned by Edison Mission Energy, is located along a ridgeline on Green Mountain, above Keyser,WV. The project is scheduled … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Mountains, Concerned citizen letters, Friends and Citizens Groups, Industrial Wind and Local Governments, Industrial Wind Health Issues, US WindForce, wind turbine noise Tagged Edison Mission Energy, Mineral County Commissioners, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, WHAG, wind energy quality of life, wind turbine noise 6 Comments
Music to my ears!
This is really interesting! It comes from our good friends at EPAW (European Platform Against Windfarms). ———————————————————— Wind Power Horror Serenade Protest concert based on wind turbine sounds Copenhagen- December 9, 2011 This is a true story of an old … Continue reading
“We don’t believe we mislead anyone.” – Chapter Two (or Three or Four)
Remember this post from a few days ago? Wind developer canned response #283: “We don’t believe we mislead anyone.” Well, the “didn’t mislead” comment came from none other than Dave Friend, CEO of US WindForce, the developers of the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading
Posted in Appalachian Mountains, Environment, Industrial Wind Health Issues, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, US WindForce, wind turbine noise Tagged Edison Mission Energy, Green Mountain WV, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle wind, US WindForce, wind turbine health issues, wind turbine noise, Wind Turbine Syndrome, WV PSC 1 Comment