Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Wind Farm Nuisances

The “clean, green” wind generated electrical power from rapidly rising wind farms across America has brought nuisance lawsuits in Illinois, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin, contending that turbine noise and vibration from nearby windmills has driven down the value of neighboring residential property. Whether this is just another example of NIMBY, or whether it will become a growing problem for regulator responsible for locating wind power production facilities remains to be seen.
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