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One of the pieces of wisdom shared with us by the corporate wind industry is that if people are really committed to “clean “green” energy, they’ll love being near wind turbines. Have picnics beside them, Prowind’s Bart Geleynse even said once, famously.

Turns out that fairy tale isn’t true.

Here is the account of a U.S. village that is now coping with the effect of the eight turbines installed there. Net result: life is “unbearable.” An acoustics expert says industrial wind turbines shouldn’t be put so close to people.

Thats what we in North Gower have been saying all along. This proposal is way to close to people, never mind what the Green Energy Act says.

Here is the story, from the New York Times.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/06/business/energy-environment/06noise.html?_r=1&emc=eta1

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