State’s turbine study must deal with complex science behind sound

That’s what Fairhaven Wind Developer Sumul Shah said in May when the turbines began operating. He was trying to calm residents’ fears that the turbines would be disruptive.

It’s also what turbine neighbors have been arguing ever since; that people react differently to the turbines, which could be easily ignored by one person and keep others up at night.

“Some people do, other’s don’t,” said Windwise member Peter Goben in May, comparing the turbines to seasickness.

Now, with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection agreeing to do a sound study to determine whether the turbines are in violation of Massachusetts noise regulations, the complexities of turbine sounds will become all the more apparent.

— Read more of this article at:

Comments are closed, but trackbacks and pingbacks are open.