Resource Documents by Phipps, Robyn
Evidence of Dr Robyn Phipps, in the Matter of Moturimu Wind Farm Application
Heard before the Joint Commissioners, 8th-26th March 2007, Palmerston North “My evidence consists of four areas of concern. “The first is a presentation of a survey of Visual and Noise effects experienced by residents currently living close to the existing wind farms in the Tararua and Ruahine ranges. “The second aspect is a review of literature on health effects, other than hearing loss, from exposure to noise and vibration as well as the transmission of noise and vibration into buildings. . . . Complete article »
Phipps, Robyn; Amati, Marco; McCoard, Sue; and Fisher, Richard
Visual and Noise Effects Reported by Residents Living Close to Manawatu Wind Farms: Preliminary Survey Results
ABSTRACT Since 1996, when Tararua Wind Power Limited commenced the construction of 48 wind turbines, the number of existing wind turbines on the Ruahine and Tararua ranges has risen dramatically, to 158 in 2006, with more to come from unimplemented, approved resource consents. The companies behind the applications have won plaudits for the development of sustainable energy generation. However, the effects of wind energy can be controversial. In particular, it is reported in other countries that those who live near . . . Complete article »
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