The Results of an Acoustic Testing Program, Cape Bridgewater Wind Farm
Prepared for Energy Pacific by Steve Cooper, The Acoustic Group
The conclusion of the above testing program can be seen here, in a letter from Dr Paul Schomer and George Hessler, and is a signal to the acousticians and their professional insurers as well as government authorities that the pendulum of scientific evidence and opinions of senior acousticians who also work closely with the wind industry has irrevocably shifted with Steven Cooper's research at Cape Bridgewater.
Dr Paul Schomer's authority internationally in the field of environmental acoustics is undisputed, and both he and Mr Hessler have direct field research experience measuring infrasound and low frequency noise inside homes at the Shirley Wind Farm in the USA.
Further reading on Steven Cooper's Acoustic Testing Program:
Steven Cooper's research is here: https://www.wind-watch.org/documents/results-of-an-acoustic-testing-program-cape-bridgewater-wind-farm/
The participating residents' statement is here: http://waubrafoundation.org.au/2015/steven-coopers-cape-bridgewater-acoustic-research-commissioned-by-pacific-hydro-released/
The Waubra Foundation's public statement about the contextual significance and implications of Mr Cooper's research is here: http://waubrafoundation.org.au/resources/acoustic-engineering-investigation-at-cape-bridgewater-wind-facility/
Effects of industrial wind turbine noise on sleep and health.
Below is a link to a highly detailed, independent research project, carried out in the US, on the Effects of industrial wind turbine noise on sleep and health.
Full article is here : Nissenbaum MA, Aramini JJ, Hanning CD. Effects of industrial wind turbine noise on sleep and health. Noise Health [serial online] 2012 [cited 2014 Feb 15];14:237-43. Available from: http://www.noiseandhealth.org/text.asp?2012/14/60/237/102961
Good blog for all turbine-related news from Australia and around the world: http://stopthesethings.com/ The blog is well worth visiting regularly, and maybe signing up for their news feed - or bookmarking to return later.
The following links relate to research into harmful bolts of pressure from wind turbines and important evidence from the Cherry Tree case in Victoria, Australia, presented in October 2013 from Sarah Laurie:Main Site Link
Les Huson's expert witness statement extract summarising his findings
Witness statement from resident who experiences the pressure bolts
Witness statement from resident who lives 3km away
Witness statement from resident who lives 5km away and cannot see the turbines
Here are some links from the wind watch website (USA)
Their wind farms cover larger areas than UK sites but they argue the same points as UK campaigners.
Wind Watch Site Map
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