Wind Turbine Sound: The Neighbors Speak

Wind Turbine Sound: The Neighbors Speak

A story on the new wind farms that have sprung up in western Indiana during the past two years provides a useful perspective on the sometimes-mentioned issue of wind turbine sound:

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And when it comes to noise, nobody seems to take issue.

"I don't hear them at all," said Charlene Deckard.

"In the house I hear nothing," Elmira Deckard said.

And from Don Clute: "If a train goes by a mile away it makes more noise than I've ever heard from a wind tower."

Adds reporter Kristin Maiorano in an accompanying video, "And everyone I spoke with said the turbines make so little noise that you can usually only hear it if you're right under one."

Related articles:

Expert panel concludes wind turbine sounds not harmful to human health, December 15, 2009


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