With little consideration of low frequency noise standards, which vary from country to country, the inadequacy of Michigan’s wind turbine noise standard becomes apparent when reviewing general noise level standards for community noise and wind turbine noise that have been adopted around the world. Compare these standards with those specified in the Michigan Wind Guidelines: 55dB(A) (or, if ambient noise is greater than 55dB(A), ambient level plus 5 dB(A). Michigan Standards also exceed regulatory limits set in Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, and New Zealand that have not been included here. …
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