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A Thorne in the paw of big wind



Dr Bob Thorne is a psychoacoustician, which means he has expertise not just in measuring “noise numbers”, but also in  assessing noise impact on humans.

His career has included working in environmental health within the Queensland government as well as working as an acoustician.  He was awarded his doctorate in the field of noise.

Dr Thorne was commissioned by Noel Dean, from Waubra, to find out why Noel could no longer live in his home.

The Dean report 2010 was the result of that work.  Its findings have been ignored by the Victorian Department of Planning,  which has responsibility for the debacle that is Acciona’s Waubra wind farm.

Waubra is the wind development that doesn’t have a current compliance certificate, and so is breaking the law in receiving Renewable Energy Certificates from the Clean Energy Regulator.

Senator John Madigan called for an investigation into this and was voted down by every single Labor…

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