Northern NY Wind

In the past ten years, since some of the oldest industrial wind farm projects have been operational, there has been an emerging track record of negative impacts to local peoples and wildlife in and surrounding those projects. Despite   what the multi-billion dollar industrial wind industry says, the evidence is now becoming more public.  Noise, shadow flicker and vibration are some of the problems associated with large spinning turbines.


Iberdrola (a.k.a Atlantic Wind LLC, and Avangrid Renewables LLC) is one of the companies with some of those projects in the United States.



articles, publications


NOISE, VIBRATION AND SHADOW FLICKER

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featured recommended reading:


Wind Turbine Noise Complaint Predictions Made Easy--2 by Stephen E. Ambrose, INCE, Bd Cert. - Specializing in Acoustics
presentation PDF

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April 27, 2017
Annette Smith: The winds of woe… neighbors learned the truth. Yes, you can hear them.
http://www.vermontbiz.com/news


April 12, 2017

RESEARCH ARTICLE
Altered cortical and subcortical connectivity due to infrasound administered near the hearing threshold – Evidence from fMRI (PDF)
http://en.friends-against-wind.org


March 2017

International Standards Organization acknowledges motion sickness from low-frequency oscillatory motion below 1 Hz
http://en.friends-against-wind

March 30, 2017
ISO acknowledges motion sickness from low-frequency oscillatory    
motion below 1 Hz
http://en.friends-against-wind.org


VT PSB Noise Rule Presentation Final 2 Dec2016 to VCE by Stephen E. Ambrose, INCE, Bd Cert. - Specializing in Acoustics

study summary document PDF


Wind-Turbine Noise: American Academy of Audiology - What Audiologists Should Know - low-frequency noise and vibration emitted by wind turbines may have adverse health effects on humans .
http://www.howsyourhearing.org


March 21, 2017

Wind towers in Bellmont also meet town noise-level restrictions. Wind towers in the town that have been the subject of noise complaints from residents.
http://www.mymalonetelegram.com


March 14, 2017
CHATEAUGAY –– The turbine towers erected for the Jericho Rise wind farm project comply with town restrictions on the amount of noise they can generate –– but that doesn’t mean they aren’t noisy, town officials said Monday.
http://www.mymalonetelegram.com


Mar 12, 2017
Psychologist claims wind industry dangerous to human health, pens epic takedown of ‘green’ energy. Writing for Watts Up With That, “the world’s most viewed site on global warming and climate change,” Helen Schwiesow Parker, Ph.D., laid out a detailed case suggesting the wind industry has caused “adverse human health effects,”... Parker is a licensed clinical psychologist and a former faculty member at University of Virginia Medical School.

http://www.theblaze.com/news/


Science deniers in the wind industry
https://wattsupwiththat.com


How Does Wind Turbine Noise Affect People?

Acoustics research Department of Otolaryngology Washington University School of Medicine

Acoustics Today (pdf)


February 28 ,2017
Chateaugay, Bellmont officials receive complaints about noise generated by Jericho Rise Wind Farm
http://www.mymalonetelegram.com


On the bus to Hardscrabble Wind Farm - class action lawsuit against Iberdrola that claims the effects of the turbines constitute a nuisance

https://www.wind-watch.org/news


Court document Hardscrabble Wind Farm - class action lawsuit against Iberdrola (pdf)

https://madisonmattersdotorg.files.wordpress.com


Living in the shadow of Iberdrola wind farm... It’s nothing but misery
http://betterplan.squarespace.com


Wind turbines make people ill: fact not fiction August 27, 2014

https://www.wind-watch.org


An earful over turbine noise
http://www.simcoereformer.ca

Wind farm opponent warns St. Lawrence County legislators of potential problems
http://www.mpcourier.com

Massachusetts photographer travels to St. Lawrence County to warn officials and locals concerning controversial wind tower project
http://northcountrynow.com

Wind farm being sued by families admits its liability
https://www.wind-watch.org


Perception-based protection from low-frequency sounds may not be enough. Research from Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

http://oto2.wustl.edu



REGRETS

Save Ontario Shores leaders tell town officials across NY to be wary of state control over local decisions
https://orleanshub.com

Reasons NOT to Sign a Wind Contract
https://www.wind-watch.org

Life with a wind turbine 1300 feet away — the Wirtz family
https://www.wind-watch.org


Town judge regrets what he did to his neighbors (Cohocton, New York)
http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com

Town Councilor regrets High Sheldon Wind Farm (Sheldon, NY)
http://rivercitymalone.com


Finally, people are waking up to problems with wind power

https://swantonwindvt.org


March 01, 2017

Ask at Town Meeting: Where is our wind ordinance? Suggestions from Maine residents.
http://www.friendsofmainesmountains.org


May 10, 2017
Mark Whitworth: The Continuing Saga of Turbine Noise - opinion
http://www.caledonianrecord.com/opinion


CBC documentary WIND RUSH

Welcome to Mars Hill - Maine residents regrets

Video: Health effects explained. It isn't just annoying noise. WIND RUSH was broadcast February 7th 2013 on CBC Doc Zone

Industrial Wind Turbine Shadow Flicker in Wisconsin 2008

"If we knew what would happen, never would we have signed a contract that puts our friends and neighbors through this." 

- Hal Graham, Cohocton, NY

This is an hour-long medical seminar on infrasound and low frequency noise from 2016 - Massey University

Voices of Tug Hill -

residents incite

videos

Chateaugay resident speaks to the public about his experience with industrial wind farm and his health

HEALTH EFFECTS

Wind Turbine Strobe Lights and Eerie Noises, Wethersfield and Fenner, N.Y

REGRETS

A Wind Energy Enthusiast and a Wind Lease Holder Both Learn a Hard Lesson / Vestas Turbines

INDUSTRIAL WIND QUOTES:

In any language, the facts are the same all around the world.

DOWN WIND - Wind Farm documentary - FULL DOC in HD

Wind Turbine Shadow Flicker and Noise - Uploaded on Aug 17, 2008

NOISE AND SHADOW FLICKER

NOISE, FLICKER & REGRETS

What you need to know about Industrial Wind Farms