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I got back from Iraq in 2007 with two turbines within 1,000′ across the road on a neighbor’s property. Then the noise started, followed by shadow flicker when fall rolled around. I contacted my Jackson County Minnesota planning & zoning director who said everything was done to state specifications. He gave me the contact information to the company that was managing the wind turbines. That started a long battle with are they noisy, how noisy are they, there is no . . .
“Goodbye, Saddleback Mountain” “Poor Wind vs. Tax Breaks” “Power Exporter”
Origin Energy’s proposed changes to the blade length and height of the turbines at Stockyard Hill will cause irreparable harm to the health of our community. Origin claims the increase in turbine height is “improving project efficiencies”. This is clever corporate wording for ‘improving profits’ at our community’s expense and also makes the Stockyard Hill Project more attractive to on-sell to foreign investors. Here is what this means for residents: The proposed turbine height changes contravene condition three of the . . .
“I have had to permanently move out of my home because of this problem… Since I have moved to another location I have no longer had any health problems related to the noise from the wind turbines … All of the parties involved in creating this problem have been notified about it … and absolutely nothing has been done about it.” “We are left with a basic existence – loss of family – you know you are worth absolutely nothing” “We keep . . .
If you can’t see grid scale wind turbines from your home and don’t think they affect you, it may be time to reconsider. Maine is being permanently scarred and its “Quality of Place” jeopardized by industrial wind projects. Wind industry advertising and PR tells us that wind power is high benefit and low impact. But the very opposite is true. Calling them “wind farms,” wind developers promote a warm, soft image. But reality paints a different picture. The turbines being . . .