dougherty county noise ordinance
Residents of Mission Creek can’t rule out, much less evaluate the impact noise pollution will have on health and quality of life when the turbines are 428′ (43 building stories) above the Mission Creek & Karrell ranch benches, on which turbines are being sited, It is a proven fact that sound waves travel more efficiently down a hillside, as well as create echo/reverberations uphill.
Low frequency inaudible noise inflicts subliminal effects on the human body. Symptoms typically include headaches, migraines, …
Noise Pollution from Wind Turbines
article from www.stopillwind.org
Large wind turbines in concert with each other, especially those sited on ridgetops with side slopes shaped like a parabolic reflector, create profound, relentless noise reverberations extending out for more than a mile, sounding like “a boot tumbling in a dryer” or the revving of jet engines on a runway. Dave Pevec, who lives more than a quarter-mile from the Waymart windpower plant in rural Pennsylvania, complains that the noise keeps him awake at night. “It sounds …
County studies wind energy; Two companies eye Somerset farmland
Credit: Written by Liz Holland, www.delmarvanow.com 6 March 2011
PRINCESS ANNE — Somerset County planning officials are looking into how to regulate large scale wind energy systems as two companies begin eyeing local farmland for turbine projects.
While the county enacted an ordinance regulating smaller residential turbines last year, the Planning Commission just started considering commercial operations …
LARAMIE – The third attempt was apparently the charm when it came to Albany County Commissioners finally approving a set of commercial wind energy regulations that will determine turbine noise level, decommissioning costs and site maintenance requirements.
After tabling the discussion twice before in recent months in order to give the County Planning Department more time to hear from the public, this past week the commissioners approved the wind energy regs after …
… turbines in my back yard.” At issue again is how close is close; how loud is turbine noise; and does history trump the future. The problem is, commercial wind power in this state could hang on the siting commission’s decision.
Michael and Stella Somers have turned a bit of Connecticut history into a B&B family business. Like David faced with Goliath, they see their livelihood threatened by BNE Energy Inc., which has applied to construct three, 460-foot-tall commercial wind turbines within a half-mile of their B&B.
The Somers claim that’s much too close – “at 500 feet from the turbine (at a …
… wind turbine in Northeast Ohio. It is being funded in part by a $350,000 loan from Cuyahoga County government.
Euclid-based Lincoln Electric, a leading manufacturer of arc welding products, will use the loan to help pay for assembly of a 2.5-megawatt wind turbine on its property.
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald requested the loan and the County Council approved it. The loan represents about 6 percent of the financing of a $5.9 million project.
About 75 percent of the cost of the turbine will be covered by Lincoln Electric itself.
Lincoln Electric officials have indicated that the new wind turbine will help it grow its …
BP remains a player in Wise County wind project
WISE — Even while British Petroleum (BP) is up to its corporate neck in the oil-stained waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the company’s wind energy wing continues to explore the prospects of building wind farms in Wise and Tazewell counties along with its partner, Virginia Dominion Power.
An area of Wise County along the Kentucky border of Black Mountain that stretches from Big Stone Gap to northwest of Pound has been under scrutiny by BP Wind Energy and Dominion for more than a …
… Posted: 02/27/2009
Kirk Garlick, Shiloh II Wind Project’s operations manager, stands beneath a wind turbine along Highway 12. (Rick Roach / The Reporter)
Standing beneath the towering wind turbines along Highway 12, the sound of the swooping trio of blades as they cut the air is enough to alert you to the size and stature of the structures above.
The 360-foot tall turbines near Suisun City were on display Thursday as enXco’s Shiloh …
… for this project. Who can I contact? You may contact Kate Quinlan-Laird at the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce to be added to a database of interested companies. That list will be shared with Siemens and the general contractor.
Gray Construction, ranked 9th among U.S. Top Manufacturing Facility Contractors, has been tapped by Siemens to design, engineer and construct the new facility.