06 Jul '11, 11am

Couple seek £2.5m damages over noisy wind turbines

Wind farm wars escalated this week when a couple who claim they were driven from their family farm by the hum of turbines mounted a unprecedented £2.5m compensation bid in London's High Court. Jane and Julian Davis moved out of Grays Farm, Deeping St Nicholas, near Spalding, Lincolnshire, four years ago blaming the strain of living with the noise from the wind turbines. Now they are taking on the local wind farm and other defendants in a ground-breaking test case, which will test the law on whether the sound created by the turbines amounts to a noise nuisance . FURTHER READING Vestas hails three-year deal for EDF's onshore wind farms Mainstream-Sinovel wind energy deal paves way for greater Chinese investment in Ireland The couple are suing local landowners RC Tinsley and Nicholas Watts, on whose land some of the turbines have been sited, as well as Fenland Windfarms and F...

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