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Noise From UK wind farm to be investigated Due to Flood of Complaints

Campaigners calling for tighter government controls for wind farms have learned this week that noise consultants have been called in to record sound levels from eight turbines at Graveley.

Debbie Davies — Hunts Post — May 6, 2015

Huntingdonshire District Council confirmed yesterday (Tuesday) it will be measuring levels at the Cotton Farm Wind Farm, on a former airfield, after receiving a flood of complaints about noise from people living in surrounding villages.

The move has been prompted by evidence produced by the Cotton Farm Residents’ Association, which installed its own noise and weather monitoring equipment in January 2013, which it claims shows the level of noise from the 126-metre turbines could mean they have been built too close to homes.

The wind farm, which is now run by Greencoat UK Wind, was granted planning permission on appeal in December 2010 despite huge protests from residents and objections from two district councils and five parish councils.  Continue reading here….

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2 Comments on “Noise From UK wind farm to be investigated Due to Flood of Complaints”

  1. andreasmarciniak May 6, 2015 at 7:19 am #

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  2. craigm350 May 6, 2015 at 9:10 am #

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