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23 Texas Wind Farm Hosts sue over noise and nuisance

The Acoustic Ecology Institute — January 30, 2014 In what may be an unprecedented move, 23 Texans who host wind turbines on their property have filed suit against two different wind farm developers, claiming that companies “carelessly and negligently failed to adequately disclose the true nature and effects that the wind turbines would have on the community, […]

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Wisconsin Bill would make it easier to sue wind farms

Dan Haugen — Midwest Energy News — November 14, 2013 Wisconsin legislators are scheduled to take up a bill next week that would make it easier for people to sue for perceived health symptoms and property value impacts they attribute to wind turbines. Under the proposal, anyone living within 1.5 miles of a wind turbine […]

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Michigan neighbors sue to shut down new wind farm

John Upton — Grist.org — April 10, 2013 Neighbors of a 56-turbine wind farm built last year in Mason County, Mich., have filed a lawsuit claiming that the turbines have negatively affected their health and wealth and should be shut down. The lawsuit [PDF], filed by 17 property owners in a community along the east shore […]

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Wisconsin — Bill would make it easier to sue for wind turbine damages

Maria Amante — Post Crescent — April 3, 2013 State Sen. Frank Lasee is working on legislation that would make it easier for people who say they have been harmed by industrial wind turbines to sue for damages. The bill being crafted by the De Pere Republican would allow anyone harmed by industrial wind turbines […]

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Ireland — Families sue wind farm operator for loss of sleep and adverse health effects

Michael Clifford — The Irish Examiner — March 19, 2013 A group of families in a north Cork village are suing a wind farm operator in a landmark case, claiming the huge turbines are adversely affecting their health. The seven families from Banteer claim they have been severely impacted, particularly through noise pollution, since the […]

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Foreign investors set to sue Spain over energy reform

Planet Ark.org — February 15, 2013 Foreign investors in renewable energy projects in Spain have hired lawyers to prepare potential international legal action against the Spanish government over new rules they say break their contracts. It is unclear how much claims might be worth, but international funds have more than 13 billion euros ($17 billion) […]

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U.S. — 60 Neighbours sue wind company for negative health effects and other issues

Marlene Kennedy — Courthouse News Service — October 30, 2012 Wind Farm Called Giant Pain in the Neck ALBANY, N.Y. (CN) – Dozens of neighbors of a $200 million wind farm sued the companies behind it, claiming noise and lights give them migraines, make them nervous and keep them up at night. Their dogs bark […]

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