23 Mar '12, 10pm

Neighbors Win Court Round Over Wind Farm Noise

Matt McInnis for The New York Times One of the three wind turbines in Vinalhaven, Me., illuminated by moonlight. The turbines, which residents say are especially noisy at night, have red flashing lights to alert low-flying aircraft. A legal petition aimed at reinstating a state rule for limiting noise at a controversial wind farm in Maine can proceed, a judge ruled on Friday, denying a motion from the farm’s developer, Fox Islands Wind , for dismissal. Since the farm – three 1.5 megawatt turbines – began operating on the island of Vinalhaven in late 2009, neighbors have complained about the noise from its 123-foot spinning blades, especially at night. After receiving many complaints, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection found in 2010 that the installation had been too noisy on two occasions. In 2011, Fox Islands Wind submitted a new operating procedure to remed...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/23/neighbors-win-c...

Tweets

Green Blog: Neighbors Win Court Round Over Wind...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Mar '12, 11pm

Matt McInnis for The New York Times One of the three wind turbines in Vinalhaven, Me., illuminated by moonlight. The turbi...

Supreme Court bins Govt. appeal in Friends of the Earth win: Government loses its final…

Supreme Court bins Govt. appeal in Friends of t...

foe.co.uk 23 Mar '12, 5pm

Supreme Court bins Govt. appeal in Friends of the Earth win23 March 2012 Friends of the Earth said months ago - and the co...

@A_Limys @appearoffline_ @jessjeje_ @xuhannahux

@A_Limys @appearoffline_ @jessjeje_ @xuhannahux

cathaycineplexes.com.sg 24 Mar '12, 4pm

A spoof of the final saga of the blockbuster TWILIGHT franchise, BREAKING WIND follows the adventures of Bella, a sulky Wa...

eMileage.ca | Wind news - Denmark to boost wind...

newenergyworldnetwork.com 26 Mar '12, 9am

The Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Martin Lidegaard, said a 400MW wind farm would be constructed in Horns Rev,...

Kenyan Wind Farm, Africa’s Largest, to Produce Lowest Cost Electricity

Kenyan Wind Farm, Africa’s Largest, to Produce ...

cleantechnica.com 25 Mar '12, 6am

Famous in anthropological circles as the site of some of the earliest hominid remains , northern Kenya’s Lake Turkana is s...

NYC to Build Wind and Solar Farm on Old Dump Site

greenbuildingelements.com 25 Mar '12, 3pm

Having written recently about waste-to-energy (WTE) programs at landfills worldwide, this item from Clean Technica about a...

Court Orders FDA to Address Antibiotic Overuse ...

nrdc.org 23 Mar '12, 2pm

“This health threat has been hiding in the margins for four decades. The rise of superbugs that we see now was predicted b...

Supreme Court Ruling: Tweeting Not Allowed from High Court

Supreme Court Ruling: Tweeting Not Allowed from...

searchenginejournal.com 28 Mar '12, 5pm

While the US Supreme Court has not yet ruled on the constitutionality of Obamacare, the high court has decided that live-t...

New York State aims to protect coastal wildlife and promote wind power

New York State aims to protect coastal wildlife...

earthtimes.org 25 Mar '12, 2pm

Offshore wind farm image via Shutterstock A new report aims to help America's New York State improve its coastal waters, p...

Check out this artwork by ghostcrabby at Noise Singapore

Check out this artwork by ghostcrabby at Noise ...

noisesingapore.com 22 Mar '12, 12pm

Noise Singapore / Join Sign In About Noise Singapore Sponsors Outreach Partners Frequently Asked Questions Terms & Conditi...

Check out this artwork by ghostcrabby at Noise ...

noisesingapore.com 22 Mar '12, 12pm

Noise Singapore / Join Sign In About Noise Singapore Sponsors Outreach Partners Frequently Asked Questions Terms & Conditi...

Check out this artwork by ghostcrabby at Noise ...

noisesingapore.com 22 Mar '12, 12pm

Noise Singapore / Join Sign In About Noise Singapore Sponsors Outreach Partners Frequently Asked Questions Terms & Conditi...

Check out this artwork by ghostcrabby at Noise ...

noisesingapore.com 22 Mar '12, 12pm

Noise Singapore / Join Sign In About Noise Singapore Sponsors Outreach Partners Frequently Asked Questions Terms & Conditi...