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  • Title: Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: .. Ontario Wind Resistance.. Skip to content.. Home.. Images of Projects.. Bruce.. Chatham-Kent.. Haldimand-Norfolk.. Lambton.. Maps.. Setbacks.. Groups.. Health.. Safety.. Viability.. Noise.. Offshore.. Wildlife.. Devaluation.. Leases.. Projects.. Regulations.. Toolbox.. Buttons.. Victims.. Addresses.. Signs.. Councils.. Video Testimonies.. More Testimonies.. File Complaint.. Tell the MNR they have gone too far!.. NOT a Willing Host.. Older posts.. Analysis Ontario developers play waiting game on tariffs.. Posted on.. 11/12/2013.. by.. windaction.. Michael Jeffery, president of blade inspection and repair firm Complete Wind Corporation, presented statistics showing that of more than.. 1,850 blades his company has inspected in North America since 2008, 84%had at least one defect.. Just over half the defects were related to manufacturing, 44% to wear and 3% to transportation and construction.. The ages of the blades ranged from newly delivered to post-warranty.. Wind Power Monthly.. Ontario s developers have been looking for clarity on when the province will be in the market for more wind power while simultaneously attempting to build projects.. The Ontario Power Authority awarded about 3.. 2GW of FIT contracts in three tranches between April 2010 and July 2011, giving developers three years to bring projects online.. But delays, largely around getting project approvals, have challenged the industry.. Although there have been some extensions, including the granting of an extra year for projects included in the first round of contract awards, CEO Colin Andersen said the authority is expecting developers to meet contract commitments.. It is going to take a large effort to see the projects through.. I encourage you to stay focused on your work.. Getting these projects built and operational within the framework of the contract is key for the future of wind in this province, he said.. Read article.. Posted in.. ,.. Wind Industry.. |.. 11 Comments.. Skyway 124 terminates Clearview wind turbine project.. Stayner Sun.. A company that planned to erect three wind turbines between Singhampton and Dunedin says the project is now off the table.. Derek Tennant, president of Skyway 124 Wind Energy Inc.. , said the project, which had been working its way through the provincial approval process, has been scrapped.. “It was by mutual agreement with the OPA [Ontario Power Authority] and that’s all I can say about it,” he said.. “We are disappointed by it but we agreed that it was the best thing.. ” OPA spokesperson Mary Bernard would also not discuss details about what lead to the termination of the project.. Skyway first announced its plans to pursue the project in May 2009.. Tennant said the decision to cancel the plans became final about two weeks ago.. Assuming the company had got all of the approvals from the province, it planned to erect the turbines on leased land.. Local resident Jan Minduik was pleased to learn the company has abandoned its plans.. “Our group worked hard to educate the public on the negative affects of industrial wind turbines, which include excessive costs to our already high hydro bills, property value decreases from 25 to 40 percent of their value, [and] negative health affects on humans, pets, livestock and the industrialization of the rural landscape,” she said.. Minduik said the news about Skyway is “incredible” but added that “until all [wind turbines] are removed from the rural Ontario landscape this is a small victory.. ”.. OWR.. 2 Comments.. Wind Turbines Remain a Turbulent Issue in Perth-Wellington.. Farms.. com.. In anticipation of the premier’s visit, about a dozen wind turbine protestors gathered outside the Army Navy and Air Force Veterans Banquet Hall to ‘greet’ her with anti-wind turbine signs.. The concerned citizens were largely from the North Perth area, which just so happens to be Skinner’s territory.. Spokesperson for the group, Listowel area dairy farmer Tim Martin said he hopes that their presence will remind the premier that many rural communities aren’t happy about the Liberal’s wind energy policies.. “We’re just hoping to get the premier’s attention,” he said.. There are about 73 municipalities and community groups who have declared themselves as not willing hosts of industrial wind turbines.. Once the premier arrived, she made a point to briefly address the protestors, where she acknowledged there are “strong feelings” about the subject.. “There are strong feelings on both sides,” she said.. “If we could roll back time and have a better process up front I would do that.. ” After addressing the group, Wynne met privately with Martin and another concerned citizen.. Municipalities of Ontario.. Ontario government.. 8 Comments.. Wind power transmission line approval sought.. London Free Press.. 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  • Title: Images of Projects | Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: BRUCE.. HALDIMAND- NORFOLK.. DUFFERIN.. CHATHAM KENT.. LAMBTON.. Leave a Reply.. Cancel reply..

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  • Title: Bruce | Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: Huron-Kinloss Suncor Acciona Ripley Project.. Ripley, Ontario Residents..

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  • Title: Chatham-Kent | Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: Samsung Pattern South Kent Project.. This slideshow requires JavaScript.. Boralex Front Line Project.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO BORALEX FRONT LINE WIND FROM HWY3 TABLOT TRAIL.. Boralex Front line wind farm from public busy sideroad.. Boralex Front line road wind farm from busy public sideraod taken through sunroof.. Chatham Kent Ontario Boralex Front Line wind from Front Road.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO BORALEX FRONT LINE WIND FROM HWY3 TALBOT TRAIL.. Enbridge Talbot Project.. CHTAHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM HILL RD6.. Chatham kent Ontario Enbridge ice throw warning.. Chatham Kent Ontario Enbridge wind from Green road3.. Chatham Kent Ontario Enbridge wind from Green Road.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM HILL RD3.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM HILL RD5.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM HILL RD7.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM HILL RD8.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM HILL RD9.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM HWY3 TALBOT TRAIL10.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM HWY3 TALBOT TRAIL13.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM HWY3 TALBOT TRAIL14.. Chatham Kent Ontario Enbridge wind from Kenesserie Road2.. Chatham Kent Ontario Enbridge wind from Kenesserie Road.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM PALMYRA RD.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM SHEWBURG RD.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO ENBRIDGE WIND FROM TAYLOR RD.. Chatham Kent Ontaro Enbridge wind from Green Road1.. International Power GDF Suez Blenheim Project.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM BISNETT RD.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM BISNETT RD (2).. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM BISNETT ROAD (3).. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM BISNETT ROAD (4).. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM BISNETT ROAD (5).. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM COMMUNICATION RD.. A West Lincoln alderman who doesn’t want wind turbines in the township told a packed community meeting that he won’t support a proposal for boosting the setback distance of turbines from homes.. Hamilton Spectator file photo.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM ERIEAU ROAD.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM HWY3 TALBOT TRAIL (2).. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM HWY3 TALBOT TRAIL (3).. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM HWY3 TALBOT TRAIL (4).. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM HWY3 TALBOT TRAIL.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM NEW SCOTLAND LINE.. CHATHAM KENT ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ WIND FROM RIDGE LINE.. CHATHAM KENT INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ FROM STENFINA LINE.. CHATHAM KENT INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ FROM BISNETT LINE.. CHATHAM KENT INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ FROM FARGO LINE.. CHATHAM KENT INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ FROM NEW SCOTLAND LINE.. CHATHAM KENT INTERNATIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ FROM STENFINA  ...   6.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Erieau Road 5.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Erieau Road 4.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Erieau Road 3.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Erieau Road 1.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Communication Road.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Brush Line.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Brush Line 3.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Brush Line 2.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Blenheim 2.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Blenheim 1.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Bisnett Line 3.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Bisnett Line 2.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Bisnett Line 1.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Bisnett 5.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Erieau Road.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Talbot Trail.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Old Street Line.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from Gore Road.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from C-K.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from across Rondeau Bay from Erieau.. CHATHAM-KENT, ONTARIO, INTERNAIONAL POWER GDF SUEZ from across Rondeau bay Erieau.. 6 Responses to.. Wind Wraith.. says:.. 12/12/2012 at 11:21.. I encourage everyone to thank mayor Randy Hopeless, the wind prostitute, for Chatham-Kent s new landscape and public health nightmare.. Reply.. Free Thinker.. 12/12/2012 at 13:56.. Warning!.. Read quickly it relieves the pain.. Chatham-Kent:.. It s Public Relations Parental guidance required.. sending a message to the world!.. [excerpt] Chatham-Kent will be the fastest southern growing sustainability community in southern Ontario.. https://www.. chatham-kent.. ca/Council/CouncilMeetings/2012/Documents/October/Oct_29_10b.. pdf.. ca/PlanningServices/OfficialPlan/Pages/ComprehensiveReview.. aspx.. Totally unnecessary!.. Bob Lewis.. 12/12/2012 at 15:30.. The enbridge sign above says to stay 305 m away because of icing.. How high are those Enbridge turbines? There are at least 3 turbines in the Bornish disaster that are only a little over 200 m from municipal roads.. Pingback:.. Scenic Route | WAINFLEET WIND ACTION GROUPWAINFLEET WIND ACTION GROUP.. Judy Atkinson.. 03/20/2013 at 11:59.. How can any reasonable person view these pictures without horror? Only those benefiting financially, and living far away from the installations, could support this lunacy.. I mourn the loss of our rural landscape, the loss of productive farmland, and the destruction of our manufacturing industry through unaffordable energy as the result of the GEA.. Don t give up the resistance.. If we can delay these projects until we turf the Liberal government, it is our best hope.. And get your wallets out to mount class action suits it is cheaper by far than the property devaluation you will surely see.. Here;s what McGuinty/Wynne/Horwath has done to Ontario in Pictures!.. utter DEVASTATION!!! | The Big Green Lie..

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  • Title: Haldimand-Norfolk | Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: Haldimand Nextera Summerhaven Project.. Nextera Haldimand.. Nextera- Haldimand.. middle tower section in place Feb.. 13/13.. middle tower section being lifted in place Feb.. Haldimand Capital Power Project.. Capital Power Haldimand.. 3 Responses to.. Jean Higgins 243 Front St.. ,E Strathroy, Ont N7G 1Z2.. 02/03/2013 at 20:38.. Please somebody do something.. Our beautiful wildlife is disappearing and will not return even when the turbines are lying in a pile of rusted metal-a waste of money (has anyone counted the cost of maintenance??) Have the farmers even thought  ...   moratorium NOW- Tomorrow will be too late.. Admin.. 02/25/2013 at 17:38.. That eagle will come back as an Avenger.. Marianne.. 03/27/2013 at 11:00.. I saw a blade this morning driving through Dunnville.. along with the police cruisers that had to escort them, we all had to stop for like 5 mins so it could pass by.. there are sharp razor teeth on the edges which are basically machete s for all of our birds to get murdered!!! Horrific and the mayor goes into a Samsung commercial JERK!..

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  • Title: Lambton | Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: Brooke-Alvinston Green Breeze/ Oneworld Zephyr Project.. Ravenswood Wind Sprott Power..

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  • Title: Maps | Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: An excellent site that is working to list all the wind projects and their turbine locations:.. Ontario Wind Turbines.. If you have a map of turbines in your area, please submit them.. here.. Bruce Peninsula.. Lake Huron Shoreline.. Huron County.. Bruce County.. Essex County.. Chatham-Kent and Essex Combined (with offshore projects included).. Middlesex County.. Essex County and Chatham Kent Combined.. This map shows 706 turbines built, or soon to be built, on this narrow corridor where two major flyways (Mississippi and Atlantic) converge.. At its narrowest point, between Lake St.. Clair and Lake Erie near Tilbury, Ontario, the funnel is only 32 kilometres (20 miles).. In their over-zealous rush, the McGuinty government has not factored in the devastating cumulative effects of dislocation to major migration routes.. Haldimand County.. Norfolk County.. Amherst Island:.. Amherst Island Wind Info.. Zephyr Wind Project.. 14 Responses to.. Al.. 02/19/2012 at 07:44.. The only landscape that wil be visible for our children will be wind turbines.. I hope our government is pleased with themselves turning a what was beautiful provincial vista into an ugly sic fi nightmare for their own gain.. Communism is here to stay.. Lisa Michaud.. 02/20/2012 at 08:39.. is there a map showing from Wallaceburg to Sarnia in the Labton-Middlesex connecting to Chatham-Kent areas?.. 02/20/2012 at 09:31.. Maps are in progress.. I will post them as they become available.. We need people s help on this.. It would help if they did their own local areas and send them to me.. Zando.. 10/20/2013 at 19:40.. http://ontario-wind-turbines.. org/owt-maps-c1.. html.. 10/20/2013 at 19:32.. Sydenham I Project.. http://www.. sydenhamwind.. com/downloads/Notice_of_Site_Plan_(April_27_2011).. 10/20/2013 at 19:48.. Click on Ontario Wind Turbines map at top of page, enlarge go to red area you want to view, click on red area, another map opens to the right, enlarge to view wind arm, go to left map, enlarge to view, view another red square, so on and so on.. Ellen.. 03/08/2012 at 15:40.. It is apparent we live in a dictatorship, staring Dalton and George, Elizabeth May, David Suszkie,.. Al Gore( he is full of it) David Peterson, he owns a turbine company, he is making lots of money, as is everyone in the Liberal Party.. Especialy Maurice Strong, who made this whole scam up, he bankrupt Ontario Hydro ,he bought all this rainforest in Brazil with hydro money in 1991, do your  ...   to Ontario.. Bo Davey.. 06/06/2012 at 00:11.. We have to stop these things somehow I dont care how.. You may think I m crazy but have always had a strong sensitivity to natures callings and it s telling me loud and clear they can not be built, especially in the lakes.. The wildlife has a right to be defended.. I need to see more than just write letters to corporate greed whining about the situation.. I m just really starting in on this and ideas and guidance are welcome on how I can help.. I am getting an incredible feeling of urgency and after some reading.. I see why.. On behalf of the natural environment, wildlife and ourselves Help.. Fiona.. 07/08/2012 at 21:03.. Don t let the maps fool you.. From past observation, these maps are often inaccurate; turbines are not always at locations indicated on the maps, and, the maps do not show all of the turbines.. Defending Nature.. 07/15/2012 at 22:10.. Who needs maps? You just have to drive through our beautiful Ontario and see the heartbreaking mess of concrete and steel.. What is Green about destroying everything that is naturally green? Green energy is the Grand Seduction.. We need a mass walkthrough at Queen s Park and we need it now.. We don t have an energy crisis; we have a greed crisis.. Dean E Ireland.. 11/18/2012 at 22:46.. How can anyone involved in installing these wind mills have any integrity when at the end of the year Canada has to pay millions of dollars to the USA to take our surplus hydro but yet they want to produce more at the cost of the taxpayers!OUTRAGEOUS,!!! thanks to Dalton Toronto do-gooders who don t have anything else to do but try to run everyone else s lives, because they think they know better than the population, Intelligence education are not the same so please don t PATRONIZE us!! Were not all that gullible!!!!!.. David.. 01/17/2013 at 22:18.. They sneak the turbines in under some silly rule that allows them to do it without really investigation or input because each turbine is low in output.. The hearing requirements should be the same as for a large fossil or nuclear facilty based on the aggregate outcput in an area.. Gypsie.. 04/09/2013 at 16:27.. How about defending the human race Mr.. Davey?..

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  • Title: Setbacks | Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: A setback is the minimum distance between an industrial wind turbine a “dwelling”.. In Ontario, the minimum setback for new projects is 550 m from non-participants.. There is no setback for participants.. Older turbines are even closer than 550 m.. Municipalities have no control over the setback in Ontario, unlike other jurisdictions.. The setback is arbitrary, not “based on the most up-to-date science”.. As of November 2011, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment is still claiming:.. Our setback of 550 metres for wind projects is the most stringent in North America.. 1.. Please.. contact Denise.. if you have updates/additional setback info.. CANADA.. 2011/08/17.. Halifax, Nova Scotia.. 1000m to habitable building.. 2011/07/13.. Quebec Province.. 750m to residence.. or 2km to towns.. Saskatchewan.. 700m setback.. UNITED STATES.. Charlton, Massachusetts.. 2500ft base to dwelling or.. Building=553.. 2m.. (Health Board).. 2011/08/15.. Lenawee County, Michigan.. 2000ft+consent+.. compensation for loss of value.. 609.. 6m.. 2011/08/11.. Clayton Town Council, New York.. 1250ft from nonparticipating.. Property boundaries +property.. Value guarantees.. 318m.. 2011/07/23.. Hillsdale County, Michigan.. 1mile buffer zone to homes=.. 1609m.. 2011/07/20.. Douglas Twp.. , Illinois.. 2000ft setback to homes=.. 2011/06/29.. Libertyville, Illinois.. 35dBA night time max noise.. 2011/06/28.. Umatilla County, Oregon.. 2miles to a rural home=3218m.. 2011/06/02.. Wareham, Massachusetts.. 2800ft to closest residence=853m.. Clifton, Maine.. 4000ft from occupied structures.. 2007/08/28.. Allegeny NY.. 2500 ft = 762m.. May 2008.. Lyme NY.. 4500 ft setback from rural villages.. 1371m.. 2009.. Hartsville NY.. Maximum 3dBA above background.. Sound and minimum.. 2460 ft from dwelling= 749,8m.. 2011/05/17.. Perry NY.. 804.. 2011/12/03.. Iroquois County, Illinois.. 2000 ft from homes.. And other buildings.. 2011/04/27.. Brewster, Cape Cod.. 10X blade diameter (100m blade=.. 1000m setback from residential zone.. 2011/04/24.. Barnstable County,.. Massachusettes.. 10x rotor diameter to nearest.. receptor (100m diam=1000m setback).. 2011/04/18.. Riverside California.. 3000ft from residential area.. =914.. 4m.. 2010/09/15.. San Diego.. California.. 8 x total turbine height to residences= 8 x 500ft= 4000ft.. = 1.. 2km.. 2012/01/03.. Shepherd Flat Oregon.. 36dBA noise limit.. 2011/03/14.. Claybanks Township.. Michigan.. 3000 ft from property line of.. Nearest non-participating.. receptor.. 2008/11/13.. Union Township.. Wisconsin.. 38 dBC, 35 dBA, or 5 dBA over background ambient noise levels, whichever is less.. 2640 ft from residences=804.. Frankstown Twnshp, Blair County, PA.. 762m.. 2007/10/10.. Potter County PA.. 2900 ft= 883.. 9m.. 2008/06/20.. Fayette County PA.. 6,000-foot (1.. 1 mile) setback.. 1769.. 2011/03/06.. State of Wisconsin.. 1800 ft from nearest property line.. Of non-participating receptor.. =548.. 2011/04/19.. Roanoke County.. Virginia.. 0.. 5mile=804.. 5m.. Sept 15 2011.. 10x rotor diameter.. =approx 2700ft.. =823m.. Sept 30 2011.. Rumford Maine.. 4000ft setback from property line.. =1219m.. 2010/06/26.. Buckfield Maine.. 1 mile or 13 times the turbine height=.. 500ft x 13 = 6500 ft =.. 98 km.. 2009/03/28.. Montville Maine.. 1 mile or 13 times the turbine height= 500ft x 13 = 6500 ft = 1.. 2011/10/03.. North Carolina.. Medical Officer of Health.. recommends 1500m.. 2011/11/01.. Frankfort Maine.. Daytime noise 45dBA at property.. Boundary, nightime 32dBA.. 1mile setback=1609m.. 2012/02/06.. Antrim New Hampshire.. 6x turbine height from any occupied.. Building+ noise 5dBA above precon-.. struction.. 6x150m=950m.. 2011/11/05.. Pittsfield Illinois.. 1500ft from property line=.. 457m from property line.. (not dwelling).. 2011/11/25.. Ashfield Mass.. Advisory Board Recommendation.. 32.. 5dBA for abutting properties.. Setback 3400ft from nonparticipating.. =1036m.. 2011/12/29.. Moscow Maine.. 5miles from any property line.. =2.. 4km.. 2011/11/18.. Catarunk, Maine.. 2008.. Rock County.. 2640ft=804.. 2011/11/11.. Lafargeville New York.. 550ft from property line for every.. 100ft of turbine height.. 500ft turbine=2750ft setback.. =838m.. AUSTRALIA.. 2011/08/31.. Victoria State Government.. Australia.. Landowners within 2km have.. Right of VETO.. 2011/06/27.. Victoria State Gov t.. 2km from a house=2000m.. 2011/12/23.. New South Wales,.. proposed 2km from existing homes.. Noise levels not to exceed 35dBA.. EUROPE.. 2004 – 12.. France.. Specialist Scientific and Technical Information, University of Paris.. 3.. 1miles=4.. 9km.. 2005/07/18.. Eskdalemuir Scotland.. Applied and Environmental Geophysics Keele University.. 6.. 2mile=10km.. 2006 – 06.. UK Noise Association.. 1 to 1.. 5 mile setbacks=.. 6km to 2.. 2006/03/14.. French National Academy of Medecine.. 5 km.. 2007.. National Research Council.. 5 mile=804.. 2009/02/20.. Denmark.. 4 x turbine height=.. 500ft x 4 = 2000ft=.. Here are many more North American setbacks that are more stringent than Ontario (and some from other countries).. 3,219 m (2 miles) to a rural home – Umatilla County, Oregon.. (20110628).. 2,414 m from property lines – Moscow, Maine (20111229).. 2,100 m for 3MW recommended in.. (20111222).. 2,000 m to habitations, and 5 km from 21 named agglomerations – Victorian Government, Australia (20110627).. 2,000 m unless there is an agreement – Queensland, Australia (20110412).. 2,000 m from existing homes proposed in New South Wales, Australia (20111223).. 1,609 m (1 mile) from non-participating property lines – Frankfort, Maine.. 1,609 m (1 mile) buffer zone to homes – Hillsdale County, Michigan (20110723).. 1,500 m for a 150 m turbine (10x tip height) from rural residences – Ellis County, Kansas.. 1,500 m recommended by Medical Officer of Heath – N.. Carolina.. 1,219 m (4,000 ft) from property line – Rumford, Maine (20110930).. 1,219 m (4,000 ft) from occupied structures – Clifton, Maine (20110602).. 1036 m from non-participating property lines recommended by advisory board – Ashfield, Massachussetts (20111125).. 1,000 m to habitable building – Halifax, Nova Scotia (20110817).. 1,000 m for a GE2.. 5 (10x rotor diameter) Goodhue County, Minnesota (20110915).. 5 (10x blade diameter) from residential zones – Brewster, Cape Code, Massachusetts (20110427).. 5 (10x rotor diameter) to nearest receptor or residential zoned area – Barnstable County, Massachusetts (20110424).. 905 m for a GE2.. 5 (6x height) from occupied buildings – Antrim, NH.. 914 m (3,000 ft) from property line of nearest nonparticipating receptor – Claybanks Township, Michigan (20110314).. 914 m (3,000 ft) from residential areas – Riverside, California (20110418).. 853 m (2,800 ft) to closest residence – Wareham, Massachusetts (20110602).. 830 m for a GE2.. 5 (5.. 5x height) from property line – Lafargeville, New York (20111111).. 805 m (1/2 mile) from nearest homes – Roanoke County, Virginia (20110518).. 762 m (2,500 ft) from turbine base to dwelling or building – Charlton, Massachusetts (20110817).. 750 m to residence or 2,000 m to towns – Province of Quebec (20110713).. 750 m for a 150 m turbine (5:1 ratio) – Charlestown, Rhode Island (20010810).. 700 m – Saskatchewan (20110713).. 610 m (2,000 ft) + consent + compensation for loss of value – Lenawee County, Michigan (20110815).. 610 m (2,000 ft) from homes and other buildings – Iroquois County, Illinois (20110511).. 610 m (2,000 ft) to homes – Douglas Township, Illinois (20110720).. 457 m (1,500 ft) from property lines (better than 550 m to homes).. 36 dB(A) noise limit – Shepherd Flat, Oregon.. 35 dB(A) night time max noise – Libertyville, Illinois.. BELGIUM.. 350 metres (1,148 feet) in theory (stated in draft legislation, but never voted).. In practice the developers avoid problems by making it no closer than 500 m (1,640 ft), although many turbines are as close as 150 m (492 ft).. CZECH REPUBLIC.. There are no regulations on setbacks from wind turbine.. In practice: 400 m to 800 m (1,312-2,625 ft).. DENMARK.. Windmills must be situated at a minimum distance of 4 × their height away from habitation.. If the windmill is erected closer than 6 × its height, an estimation is carried out free of charge regarding the depreciation of the property value.. If the loss is more than 1%, full compensation of the loss in property value is paid out.. If the property is situated farther away than 6 × the height of the windmill, 4,000 DKK is payable to have an evaluation of the loss in value carried out.. If it is estimated that the depreciation is more than 1%, the loss in value of the property is paid out and the 4,000 DKK reimbursed.. If it is estimated that there is no loss in value of the property, the 4,000 DKK is forfeited.. Owners of windmills have to pay the compensation.. ENGLAND, WALES.. No regulations.. I suppose the courts would enforce the laws on noise levels, but the experts invariably seem to show up on days with little wind, and of course never at night.. In a court case, the previous owners of a house were condemned to compensate the buyers because they had not disclosed the windfarm project affecting the house: “District Judge Buckley decided that this amounted to ‘material misrepresentation’ and ordered the Holdings to pay compensation of 20 per cent of the market value of the house in 1997, £12,500, plus interest, because of damage to visual amenity, noise pollution and the ‘irritating flickering’ caused by the sun going down behind the moving blades of the turbines 550 metres [1,804 ft] from the house.. ” John Etherington says: “There have been permissions as close as 350 m [1,148 ft] I think.. ”.. FRANCE.. On a case-by-case basis, only limited by noise legislation.. The French Academy of Medicine recommends 1,500 m (4,921 ft).. This is not respected, however.. In practice, 500 m (1,640 ft) seems to be the minimum observed.. GERMANY.. Different setbacks apply according to the noise level protection of the area :.. - “quiet regions” [35 dB(A)]: 1,000-1,500 m (3,281-4,921 ft).. - “middle regions” [(40 dB(A)]: 600-1,000 m (1,969-3,281 ft).. - “standard region” [(45 dB(A)]: 300-600 m (984-1,969 ft).. All makes and models of wind turbines are not equally noisy, hence the lack of a precise distance.. Some states have standards of their own.. ITALY.. Setbacks are determined by regional authorities.. Some regions have defined setbacks, others don’t.. Calabria and Molise: 5 × the height of the turbines (not specified if mast or total height).. Basilicata: 2 km from urbanized areas.. Campania: 10 × the turbine height from urbanized areas.. Molise: 20 × the turbine height from urbanized areas.. NETHERLANDS.. In practice, they use 4 × the height of the mast of the wind turbine.. This is not a legal setback.. The legal setback is linked to a maximum noise level [40 dB(A)].. New limits are proposed and in discussion at this time and a possible change of setbacks is expected to become law in the middle of this year (2009).. NORTHERN IRELAND.. The “Best Practice Guidance to Planning Policy Statement 18 ‘Renewable Energy’” (August 2009) states: “As a matter of best practice for wind farm development, the Department [of the Environment] will generally apply a separation distance of 10 times rotor diameter to occupied property (with a minimum distance of not less than 500m).. ROMANIA.. The setback is 3 × the height of the mast, and this distance may be shortened with the approval of local communities but not shorter than height of the tower + length of blades + 3 meters.. So far, this appears to be the European record on the nuisance scale.. SCOTLAND.. On a case-by-case basis within 2 km of the edge of cities, towns, and villages (SSP6 legislation).. Some people skim this and interpret it as a 2 km setback.. It is nothing of the sort.. The policy was adopted after the vast majority of wind proposals were submitted so does not apply to them.. Another caveat: note that “cities, towns, and villages” in practice suggests probably a minimum of 3,000 or more homes.. Isolated country houses, in any event, are excluded from this.. Some examples:.. - Bankend Rigg (awaiting approval): just over 1,000 m (3,281 ft).. - Chapelton (awaiting approval): 750 m (2,461 ft).. - Dungavel (awaiting approval): 1,000 m (3,281 ft).. - Whitelee (built): about 1,000 m (3,281 ft).. - Gathercauld Ceres (awaiting approval): 572 m (1,877 ft).. - Auchtermuchty (approved): 650 m (2,133 ft).. Addendum, April 18, 2009:.. The Stop Highland Windfarms Campaign wrote to Jim Mather, Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Tourism, for clarification.. In reply, the Directorate for the Built Environment wrote: “The 2km separation distance is intended to recognise that, in relation to local communities, visual impacts are likely to be a prominent feature and this should be taken into account when identifying the most suitable search areas.. However, impacts will clearly vary considerably depending on the scale of projects and the proposed location.. That is why SPP6 confirms that, in all instances, proposals should not be permitted if they would have a significant long term detrimental impact on the amenity of people living nearby.. This principle applies to houses within and outwith 2km of the proposed development and regardless of whether they are single dwellings or part of a settlement.. Click here for a copy of the correspondence in full, by courtesy of the Caithness Windfarm Information Forum.. SPAIN.. National: noise legislation applies.. Regional: windpower policies sometimes specify a setback.. Examples:.. - Valencia: 1,000 m (3,281 ft) from any piece of land that may be built upon.. - Andalucia: 500 m (1,640 ft).. SWEDEN.. The only limit is the noise level [40 dB(A)].. In practice, 500 m (1,640 ft) seems to be the setback applied, but there are exceptions (350 m [1,148 ft] in one case).. I am told there are regulations for shadows.. SWITZERLAND.. Documentation from Suisse Eole (quango promoting windfarms) mentions 300 m (984 ft) from the tip of turbine blades of a 70 m (230 ft) turbine.. But each canton is still working on a clear setback policy.. 59 Responses to.. David Libby.. 02/12/2012 at 21:16.. Section 47.. 3 (1).. Ontario Environmental Protection Act.. ene.. gov.. on.. ca/stdprodconsume/groups/lr/@ene/@resources/documents/resource/stdprod_080767.. Link found on this webpage:.. Ontario Ministry of the Environment.. Measuring Wind Turbine Noise.. ca/environment/en/subject/wind_energy/STDPROD_088934.. barbara.. 02/12/2012 at 23:26.. Sound levels are measured leaving out the other factors associated with sound/noise like distance that noise can travel, convergence,dead zones ,number ot turbines involved,size of the turbines,etc.. Government limits the sound/noise issues to decibles only.. 02/13/2012 at 09:20.. The reference I gave:.. Page 4, shows Ontario recommended setbacks from research conducted by the Ontario government were/are 550m to 1500m based on several variables.. However these guidelines are completely ignored by the Ontario government.. madasabat.. 02/13/2012 at 09:48.. Safe to assume there is no science/logic to back.. up 550 m setback issue.. Purely a distance plucked.. from the air that satisfied the wind lobbyists in terms.. of their ablility to reasonably lease land, configure a.. turbine site plan with minimal logistical problems.. i.. e.. a 2 km setback for example, would more than.. likely eliminate most IWT sites that presently exist.. and/or are in the planning stages.. 1957chev.. 12/17/2012 at 00:37.. The most important issue was to be able to fit as many turbines in as possible considering the 100 acre farm lot sizes and more densely populated areas they would encounter in many key locations.. 02/13/2012 at 11:31.. The objective is to have IWTs supply a predetermined amount of electricity and this can be achieved using different size IWTs.. One solution is to install very large turbines in place of smaller turbines so setback distances need to be closely watched.. Another factor is the way the land was laid out in rural Ontario.. Most of the land was laid out in rectangles 6600ft or 1.. 25 miles across with 66 ft concession roadways.. Then there are line roads that bisect/divide the large land rectangles.. 2kms /1.. 25 miles might be enough space between concessions to install turbines every other concession.. Have used feet miles because this was the original way the land was laid out.. These measurements are still valid today when dealing with property.. Most farms in the States,under the Homestead Act, were laid out in 1 sq.. mile plots/sections with 4 farms of 160 acres each.. This presents different siting issues than Ontario has.. 02/13/2012 at 13:09.. To illustrate, my home/property was completely surrounded.. by a couple of thousand leased up acres.. Quite literally a.. hole in the donut.. Had there been a setback of even 1 km.. from property line, this project would not have been able to.. proceed without my consent.. So the 550 m is a very critical.. distance for the wind industry to operate unless they have.. huge tracts of uninterupted leased up property.. p.. s.. I was one of the lucky ones as the wind co.. terminated.. my neighbours leases.. Marty.. 04/10/2012 at 22:12.. Just to be clear about something and it goes right back to the first sentence of this post “A setback is the minimum distance between an industrial wind turbine a “dwelling”.. So let’s take an obvious case where this definition is in my view a real problem.. Say that I purchased a large property that has a very ratty old house on one corner of it what in real estate terms is called a ‘pushover’.. However, the property has some wonderful other locations which are quite attractive to build on including a nice spot on a far corner that is approximately 800 meters away from the pushover house.. What I originally intended to do was put up with the pushover until my new spiffy house is built.. In the meantime, some IWTs were approved that would be well over the 550 meters from the pushover house but well within 550 meters from where I want to locate the new house.. This would seem to elicit a whole bunch of questions: 1.. Are IWT permits prevented from building where a dwelling could potentially be located? Or only from where they actually are located right now? 2.. What does a homeowner have to do to assert a right to be able to build anywhere he/she wants to on the property.. within the confines let’s say of what would have been ‘existing building code requirements’? Existing zoning laws operate on a principal of ‘separation distances’ between the distinctive zoning allocations of residential, commercial and industrial.. but it would appear that IWTs have some superseding rights here that dictate what existing property owners can do to their properties in the future.. At least, it would seem that if one tried to take out a building permit to build a house in a location that is now within under 550 meters from an IWT, the building department would have to refuse to give it to the property owner.. Is this really the case? If so, it would seem that there is essentially no protection for the homeowner to do what they want with their property.. 04/14/2012 at 12:19.. Marty, There is no property line setback distance in Ontario.. The setback only applies to currently inhabited dwellings.. And the Ontario government does not always follow those laws.. There are currently turbines under construction 400m from homes and in some cases much less.. Pre GEA approvals.. You really don t want to be close to these things, at least 5km and likely a lot further.. 04/10/2012 at 22:25..  ...   out of sight of the public.. What was available to public, but certainly kept quiet as well was a map similiar to this link.. I have added a graph with real noise measurements 40-65 decibel.. There may be a model invloved but all they have done is mark cirlces around the turbines.. Two exact same turbines will have different sized circles (if the whole map was shown).. Based on what? fit them between the houses.. And then if there was no way to make to make a turbine fit they just threw something on the map and then ignored it for actual construction.. This one has been moved 300-400m N or NW.. Four houses 200-400m away.. 03/25/2012 at 19:39.. David,.. I went into your photobucket and copied the html code instead of the email link.. Seems to work.. 03/25/2012 at 20:35.. OWR, thanks.. I think you can do it because you are the boss! I will try it another time.. A picture is worth a thousand words.. Please comment on this website more often.. You gave some very good information.. Thanks.. I am busy working on a scathing letter to MOE, in response to letters that have been sent to me.. I will forward it to OWR when complete.. 03/25/2012 at 20:37.. This map is fantastic! Do you have more of them?.. 03/26/2012 at 00:55.. Hatch Ltd.. http://investing.. businessweek.. com/research/stocks/private/people.. asp?privcapId=6562623.. View all Board Members:.. Greg Fauquier,Managing Director Hatch Energy Barrick Gold Corp.. Barrick Gold Corp.. com/research/stocks/people/board.. asp?ticker=ABX:CN.. Aaron Regent, CEO.. Brian Mulroney, Director.. Also view some of the other officals,directors big boys.. 03/26/2012 at 10:36.. Riverstone Holdings LLC,.. http://wikipedia.. org/wiki/Riverstone_Holdings.. Riverstone Holdings LLC aquired Pattern Energy Group June 2009.. -.. Riverstone Holdings LLC.. asp?privcapId=4218463.. John Philip Browne, Partner Managing Director Riverstone Holdings John A.. Manzoni, CEO Talisman Energy Dambiso Moyo, Board of Directors, Barrick Gold Corp.. 03/26/2012 at 11:11.. New York Times, Dec.. 9,2009.. http://dealbook.. nytimes.. com/2009/12/09/riverstone-founder-to-pay-20-million-in-pension-case.. Riverstone Founder Pays $20 Million in Pension Case.. 03/26/2012 at 16:38.. NY Daily News, two news items from 2009.. nydailynews.. com/topics/Riverstone%20Holdings%20LLC.. News articles about pay to play in New York.. 03/26/2012 at 17:25.. MailOnline, May 6,2007.. dailymail.. co.. uk/news/article-452983/The-TRUE-story-Lord-Browne-ex-rent-boy-lover.. The TRUE story about Lord Browne.. Riverstone Holdings LLC, John Philip Browne, managing director and partner.. Dean Fitzsimmons family.. 03/25/2012 at 08:40.. On Campobello Island NB, a quiet, peaceful favorite place for tourists to find tranquility, security and beautiful scenery including the wonderful bay of Fundy, A US land owner has initiated the backing of a US industrial wind turbine company who secured the backing of our local rural community council without their coming to the small community of Welshpool, New Brunswick, including the residents, property owners and tax payers who are in the setback which is on average.. 54 miles from the turbine location for our opinions.. A tourism related motel is situated almost beside it! Tourism is our largest growing industry with the exception of fishing.. The council rammed the project through without our consent or knowledge.. When we approached the Mayor and our district councilor they simply ignored our voices of protest, information we had compiled (bone fide and credible) and kept on proceeding.. We are outraged because we live here with some inconvenience on a tiny nine mile island connected to Maine (Canadian Island) must travel through Maine for about one hour to get back to our own country, St.. Stephen, NB.. Point being we love it here because of the peace and quiet.. My husband is a thirty year veteran of the Canadian Armed forces (Air Force) with a stellar career with commendations and who retired as a Chief Warrant Officer.. He was born here.. He sustained a severe ear injury due to his trade which included explosives, bombs etc and which he taught demolition etc to the military troops and the RCMP.. Now in his later years, he struggles with Meniere type symptoms, and cannot bear to be around noise.. We have put our equity in our beloved home, making many improvements as recently as last summer.. Now we are going to be existing in the too narrow setback and our whole lives will be ruined.. Because of the devaluation of property we cannot even sell at a fair market price, and at this stage in our lives, it is outrageous to have to be forced to move, lose money because of the lack of diligence and care of our elected representatives who are in place to look after our interests.. There also appears to be a personal conflict on interest in this, as well as our local district representative voting for approval of the project and then proclaiming that she did not know anything about industrial wind turbines! We have used the tools and submitted amendments to the zoning laws which have never even been recognized.. And, we have a petition on the island being circulated which is gathering steam however on this island, there are many folks who if they do not have a dog in the fight, they do not care unless they are affected personally.. I recently resigned as president of the tourism association for which I worked many years, mainly because of one member who is actually pushing the turbine on her web site oblivious to the damage to her fellow tourism providers on this end of the island! We are doing all that we can to stop this project before it starts but our voices are falling on the deaf ears of our council.. They have apparently ignored the guidelines which were put in place when the island became a rural community and in a dictatorial fashion have arbitrarily decided to ruin our lives.. There are many houses impacted, tourism outlets such as a prestigious art gallery, motel, restaurant, hair salon, golf course, proposed marina, Country Inn, Church, Church Hall, Library etc.. Five known residents impacted have inner ear problems! The narrow set back is the issue but the island is also in the Atlantic Fly path which is used by thousands of birds annually and who use the mud flats below our property as a resting ground before continuing their journey.. Around the globe people are complaining (with justification) about the implications of the low level frequency and consequent health hazards, flicker, and so much more of which you are aware.. We note an island with comparable problems -.. Voices of Vinalhaven Island, Maine: wind turbine noise – island off bar harbor , Maine.. youtube.. com/watch?v=Bw4S98SYHiE.. We have contacted sufferers there who have had to move to the mainland.. They are coming to speak next week.. The problem is that we will be preaching to the choir as most people are not aware of the implications and blind to learning about them.. The informed ones will attend the presentation of people who are going through this ordeal.. The electrical bills in Vinalhaven actually went up after the turbines were erected and life has become unbearable for the folks in the setbacks.. The UK has recently enacted a law of 3 km setback.. 03/26/2012 at 15:10.. Dean Fitzsimmons family,.. Thanks for writing your story.. Do not be disappointed if people don t say much about the story you wrote.. People feel uncomfortable talking directly to you about it.. But keep getting your story out there.. Even if you are only able to educate one person at a time.. If we all do that eventually.. This is my backyard.. It is becoming very common everywhere.. 03/25/2012 at 15:27.. This is all about money and the few people who have vested interests in IWTs.. Damage done to other people wildlife is only viewed by these people as necessary collateral damge.. Veterans with ear/hearing damage from expolsives can just be damned.. 03/25/2012 at 21:01.. Barbara, I have a few more for Chatham Kent but they are the same as the picture with MOE testing location except larger.. The very top one with all of the overlapping noise areas, that is the only one I have.. Anyone can contact me through OWR and I will send the pdf files.. 03/25/2012 at 21:42.. Better left to the people who can handle these kinds of computer tasks and the sooner the better.. After looking at the top IWT sound map who in their right mind would buy any property in that area and with more turbines going in?.. Terrible for the victims who live there.. 03/26/2012 at 15:19.. A couple of brief follow up points.. What you are looking at Dan W in the 40 -51 db(A) stuff is NPC-232.. It is the noise limits that the MOE allows at different wind speeds.. Your interpretation is not completely accurate in that for a Class 3 area(rural) the ceiling is the 40 db(A) limit at a wind speed of 6m/s.. The proponent has to prove through the sound attenuation model (ISO 9613-2) that turbine noise will not exceed 40 dbA) at any non-participating receptor for approval.. If it is over that limit then it is non-compliant and will not be approved.. Here s the interesting point; when the proponent models the noise levels of turbines they are required to model a worst case scenario which means they model the noise level that would be created if the turbine operated at 95% of the power output capacity.. For most turbines they do not reach maximum power output until wind blows from 13-15 m/s.. Therefore, the noise level of the turbine at 95% of its power capacity is between 11-12 m/s.. So in effect the proponent models noise output at the top wind speeds of NPC-232 and proves that noise won t exceed 40 db(A) at a receptor.. They accomplish this in two ways; first it is through distance.. That s why in every approved wind farm to date you won t find a turbine as close as the infamous 550 m setback.. Secondly, they do it through turbine groupings; clusters of turbines are noisier than more isolated turbines.. Which leads to a second point on Dave L s maps.. The iso-contour map you see in the link is a pictorial representation of the mathematical modelling.. They are VERY public and easily accessible.. If you go on to google and type the name of any wind project now approved (like Kent-Breeze, Conestoga, Gesner,) or an REA submitted awaiting approval (like McLeans Mountain) and then add to the name a phrase like Detail Noise Assessment you will find a 15-20 page document that includes an iso-contour map like the one above.. The circles join areas of the same predicted noise levels and they are different shapes around identical turbines for a couple of reasons; One, turbine noise is modelled on a cummulative basis That means that the noise predicted at a receptor is not just the noise from the closest turbine but rather from the closest turbine PLUS every other turbine within a 5 km radius.. Hence you will see a number of different noise envelopes like in the map above.. When there are two or three clustered together the circles will be larger then for isolated turbines.. Also, the circles can have odd shapes in view of the fact that noise carries a further distance downwind from a turbine then upwind.. If you look at the Gesner project or the proposed McLeans Mountain on Manitoulin you will see iso-contour lines that show noise levels as much as 75-80 db(A) at about 100-200 m from a turbine.. For those that choose to host turbines on their property they will regularly be exposed to limits from 40 db(A) and up, depending on how close they either work(as a farmer) or live to a turbine.. The sad part is no one seems to be concerned.. In any Detailed Noise Impact Assessment noise levels at participating-receptors are not included for approval.. In the recently approved Summerhaven project in Haldimand there are 19 participating-receptors and 3 of them have turbines less than 350m from a dwelling.. 03/31/2012 at 16:30.. The multi-coloured areas/circles on David s map remind one of the top view of mushroom clouds from you know what.. 03/30/2012 at 09:26.. I fear I am not intelligent enough to understand a lot of what you are saying but definitely am trying.. What I would like to know is do they take into account topography? I have turbines east of me and then the Grand River Valley then my house elevated above the valley.. I have notice with other noises such as farm machinery and trucks on the highway one block away that wind direction makes a huge difference as to noise travel.. It feels like East and West winds cause the noise to bounce (for lack of a more technical term) off my house.. Most other properties in this area are fairly flat so it is hard to tell.. I think I am one of the most affected this way.. An feedback is appreciated.. 03/30/2012 at 14:36.. Indeed, sound does bounce off from objects.. Have you ever been seated under a balcony and can t hear anything thing that s going on on stage? Objects can also absorb sound which then deadens the sound.. In the case of light you would use the term light reflected back from objects.. 03/31/2012 at 16:24.. Kind of think of sound the same way you see light reflected, absorbed,how far it travels and how light beams can converge etc.. This will give you a general idea about how sound behaves.. 03/31/2012 at 14:45.. I am not an engineer nor in any way a scientist but seem to have too much time on my hands to read about this stuff(according to my family).. I would suggest that my skills in trying to re-write what I understand is what leads to confusion.. Certainly any confusion that you suffer from reading my notes is in no way related to your intelligence.. In that regard I will do my best to address some of the puzzling aspects as directly as I can.. If you are interested one of the clearest documents I have ever read on this issue can be found on the internet if you google Propogation Modelling Parameters for Wind Power Projects by K.. Kaliski E.. Duncan of Vermont.. The short answer to the question about topography is that yes it is taken into account when wind projects are modelled.. You need to appreciate however what is actually being determined is the amount of attenutation of noise due to ground conditions.. That means they are modelling how much noise decreases from a source(turbine).. In the modelling process ground attenuation due to topography is considered in three regions: source region, middle region and receiver region.. However, how they define the size of a region is important.. As an example, a source region is defined as a region 30 times the height of the source.. Therefore for turbines of 80-100m heights the source region is sometimes 2-3 km.. A reciever region is also 30 times the height but the height is much less and therefore smaller.. The middle region is only considered if the source region and the receiver region do not overlap which is rare with wind projects.. In the case of modelling a wind project in Ontario each region is assigned a value between 0 and 1.. Zero(0) relates to hard ground with high reflectivity and one(1) relates to ground with vegetation and therefore more absorbtion.. In the case of Ontario s wind projects, the source region cannot exceed a value of 1 and the receiver region cannot exceed a value of.. 5.. Proponents can use a global universal value of.. 7.. The interesting point here is that this method (called spectural ground attenuation ) is best suited for flat ground or ground that slopes constantly.. It is less accurate for ground in valleys between sharp rises(ie.. where there is sharp differences in topographic features).. Also, I have not seen any place where there is an assessment of echo with wind projects.. I do know that in our area there is a proposal for a project of 26 turbines within about 1.. 3 km of the NIagara Escaprment (300 limestone wall) and the proponent has expressed some concern about the potential for echo but does not have any way to assess it.. I hope this is helpful.. 03/31/2012 at 16:18.. Topography is so varied how can you measure it with models ? And the vegetation topography changes from season to season, location to location here and year to year.. New buildings/structures go up and others are torn down.. Rural Ontarians are getting a method/ computer model hose job done on them.. 01/22/2013 at 11:29.. Those models were developed for audible sound.. Low frequency noise can bend around obstructions.. Another point is that they (Wind Companies, engineering companies) have offered no proof that they actually use the attenuation parameters for hills and other obstructions.. Yes they are in the model but are they used? They offer only summary data not the methodology.. Also a very small error at each point (say 1 or 2dB) actually measured can produce an error of between 15% and 125% of the noise being measured in large arrays say 10 to 20 wind turbines.. My understanding is that they estimate a few points then fill in the model by guesswork and calculation.. Do recall that these studies are published in advance of construction so there are no measurements just guesswork.. Further they do not take into account modulation and interference between wind turbines which can add the noise together at nodal points.. and they use dBA (audible noise) not dBC the low frequency evaluation measurement technique.. and yes I do have the engineering math to do an evaluation but there is not much to evaluate as most of the data is made up, estimated, faked whatever you want to call it it s guesswork.. jess sayin.. 03/30/2012 at 09:32.. I don t believe they bother taking topography into account.. I don t recall seeing it in any regs.. I can see how it could have a definite impact though!.. 04/10/2012 at 08:16.. The ISO Standard for calculating the noise level does have a means for handling height (altitude) and obstacles.. However, I have never seen a situation where the informatio was used.. Exurban.. 01/22/2013 at 11:02.. So to summarise, the Ontario Government is lying.. 01/22/2013 at 11:34.. To lie one has to know and understand the truth.. Do you give them that much credit?..

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    Descriptive info: Algoma.. LSarc.. ca (Lake Superior Action Research Conservation).. Contact:.. action@lsarc.. ca.. Saugeen Turbine Operation Policy (STOP.. ).. stop.. the.. turbine@gmail.. Wind Concerns Bruce.. contact@windconcernsbruce.. HALT – Huron-Kinloss Against Lakeside Turbines.. halt@hurontel.. Central Bruce Grey Wind Concerns Ontario.. actiongroup@bmts.. Bruce Peninsula Wind Turbine Action Group.. bpaiw@yahoo.. Ripley area Victims Group.. macleod5@hurontel.. Chatham Kent Wind Action Group Website.. elmsmoor@sympatico.. Dufferin.. OpposeBelwoodWindFarm@gmail.. Contact for Grand Valley:.. nlifchits@msn.. Contact for East Garafaxa:.. eastgarafraxacoalition@hotmail.. Durham.. Clarington Wind Concerns.. claringtonwindconcerns@gmail.. Essex.. Rural Grubby’s Blog (Harrow).. colemont@cdpwise.. net.. Citizens Against Lake Erie Wind Turbines.. CALEWT@gmail.. Frontenac.. Wolfe Island Residents (WIRE).. Grey.. Wind Concerns Meaford.. windconcernsmeaford@gmail.. West Grey Residents Against Industrial Turbines.. westgreywindconcerns@gmail.. Preserve Grey Highlands.. Contact :.. info@gwag.. Blue Highlands Citizen Coalition.. Contact BHCC:.. info@bhcc.. Haldimand.. ekworkbull@gmail.. Huron.. Bluewater Against Turbines (BAT).. dgriffi1661@rogers.. ACWAIT – Ashfield Colborne Wawanosh Against Industrial Turbines.. acwait1@gmail.. HEAT – Huron East Against Turbines.. heatontario@gmail.. chathuron@gmail.. Kawartha Lakes.. Manvers Wind Concerns.. manvers.. gwtw@gmail.. Lambton County Concerned Citizens.. mike.. mahood@xcelco.. Dawn Euphemia / Syndenham Wind Blog.. anntowell@yahoo.. Conservation of Rural Enniskillen CORE.. Lanark.. Beckwith Responsible Wind Action Group.. hylandm@gmail.. Lennox and Addington.. http://amherstislandwindinfo.. com/.. http://protectamherst.. yolasite.. Manitoulin.. Manitoulin Coalition for Safe Energy Alternatives (McSEA).. wrf@manitoulin.. Middlesex.. Middlesex Wind Action Group.. windactiongroup@gmail.. Niagara.. Contact.. West Lincoln/Glanbrook Wind Action Group.. Nipissing.. Keep Whitney Wild.. info@keepwhitneywild.. Norfolk.. NVoIWT (Norfolk Victims of Industrial Wind  ...   Dundas, Glengarry.. South Branch Opposition Group.. s.. bwindoppgrp@gmail.. Thunder Bay.. Nor’Wester Escarpment Protection Committee.. savethenorwesters@gmail.. Toronto.. Toronto Wind Action Group.. info@torontowindaction.. Wellington.. Stop Mapleton Wind Farm.. stopwindfarms@gmail.. Charmaine Brownell.. 09/07/2010 at 11:28.. How does our group join? How does or Town Council join with the other communities opposing Gov t the GEA.. big pap.. 01/08/2011 at 21:38.. Thank you mayor and council for realizing this is not good for huron kinloss.. I wish you guys thought of this before you let the first ones in.. Better late than never though.. Bruce county resident.. gaiagoddess.. 03/22/2012 at 16:50.. Why isn t Amherst Island on here? We re very active in our fight.. Do you need contact information?.. 03/22/2012 at 17:31.. GG.. Please give me contact info and I ll post.. Colleen Cochrane.. 04/04/2012 at 20:50.. We are a new group, the Northumberland Citizens for Wind Awareness, based in Port Hope, Ontario.. Can we please be listed too? Thank you very much.. Janet Griffin-Scott.. 04/04/2012 at 20:57.. Is there any way to get a group protest happening at Queen s Park some Saturday in May or June when EVERYONE, all the small groups in Ontario, can come? We could get some good coverage now that the Liberals are having a hard time passing their budget, and cause some awareness..

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  • Title: Health | Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: Literature Review 2013 Association Between Wind Turbine Noise and Human Distress.. Grey Bruce Health Unit.. Effects of industrial wind turbine noise on sleep and health.. Noise Health.. [serial online] 2012 [cited 2012 Nov 2];14:237-43.. (Peer reviewed).. Michael A Nissenbaum, Jeffery J Aramini, Christopher D Hanning.. Strategic Health Impact Assessment on Wind Energy Development In Oregon.. Prepared By: Health Impact Assessment Program Research and Education Services, Office of Environmental Public Health, Public Health Division, Oregon Health Authority.. Wind Turbines and Proximity to Homes: The Impact of Wind Turbine Noise on Health.. by Barbara J.. Frey, BA MA and Peter J.. Hadden, BSc, FRICS (January 2012).. Adverse health effects of industrial wind turbines: a preliminary report.. Michael Nissenbaum MD, Jeff Aramini PhD, Chris Hanning MD.. Summary of New Evidence on Adverse health effects and industrial wind turbines - August 2011.. by Carmen M.. E.. Krogh, BScPharm and Brett S.. Horner, BA, CMA.. Please visit the.. to.. learn About Adverse Health Effects Wind Turbines.. including:.. Annoyance and Wind Turbines.. Stress and Wind Turbines.. Sleep Disturbance and Wind Turbines.. Physiological Health and Wind Turbines.. Mental Health and Wind Turbines.. Noise and Wind Turbines.. Low Frequency Noise, Infrasound and Wind Turbines.. Visual Health Effects and Wind Turbines.. All Health Related News Articles.. WCO Survey Results and Documentation.. The Dean Report Impact Assessment of the Waubra Wind Farm.. by Robert Thorne, PhD, MS, FRSH, MIOA, MAAS.. Maine Health Survey,.. Presentation.. to Maine Medical Association by Michael A.. Nissenbaum, MD.. Willem H.. Vanderburg.. Assessing Our Ability to Design and Plan Green Energy Technologies.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 251-255, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611412558.. Full Text (PDF).. Request Permissions.. John P.. Harrison.. Wind Turbine Noise.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 256-261, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611412549.. Abstract.. References.. Bob Thorne.. The Problems With “Noise Numbers” for Wind Farm Noise Assessment.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 262-290, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611412557.. Arline L.. Bronzaft.. The Noise From Wind Turbines: Potential Adverse Impacts on Children’s Well-Being.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 291-295, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611412548.. Alec N.. Salt and James A.. Kaltenbach.. Infrasound From Wind Turbines Could Affect Humans.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 296-302, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611412555.. Carl V.. Phillips.. Properly Interpreting the Epidemiologic Evidence About the Health Effects of Industrial Wind Turbines on Nearby Residents.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 303-315, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611412554.. Robert Y.. McMurtry.. Toward a Case Definition of Adverse Health Effects in the Environs of Industrial Wind Turbines: Facilitating a Clinical Diagnosis.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 316-320, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611415075.. Carmen M.. E.. Krogh.. Industrial Wind Turbine Development and Loss of Social Justice?.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 321-333, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611412550.. Krogh, Lorrie Gillis, Nicholas Kouwen and Jeff Aramini.. WindVOiCe, a Self-Reporting Survey: Adverse Health Effects, Industrial Wind Turbines, and the Need for Vigilance Monitoring.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 334-345, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611412551.. Martin Shain.. Public Health Ethics, Legitimacy, and the Challenges of Industrial Wind Turbines: The Case of Ontario, Canada.. Bulletin of Science, Technology Society August 2011 31: 346-353, doi:10.. 1177/0270467611412552.. View this document on Scribd.. 23 Responses to.. Tom Stacy.. 08/08/2009 at 13:15.. Wow, guys.. Great web site, and great organization of content!.. Tim Hudak likes the simple targets E N V I R O G Y.. Barry Bridgeford.. 05/31/2010 at 09:00.. http://oto2.. wustl.. edu/cochlea/windmill.. May 28, 2010.. Stimulation of the OHC occurs at infrasound levels substantially below the levels that are heard.. We calculate that stimulation of the OHC occurs at approximately 30-40 dB below sensation level depending on frequency.. The concept that sounds that you cannot hear can have no influence on the inner ear is incorrect.. Infrasounds that cannot be heard DO influence inner ear function.. The practice of A-weighting measurements of wind turbine noise underestimates the influence of this noise on the inner ear.. David Robinson.. 05/31/2010 at 09:57.. Look at the site referenced by Barry:.. It is well worth looking at.. It gives you a good understanding of why the wind turbines can be so troublesome to people.. Unfortunately the paper will be behind a pay-wall when it is released, but maybe somebody could buy a copy for our chief medical officer.. Perhaps she will even read it.. Perhaps our Premier might find time in his busy schedule to read it and maybe he will realize that his trusted advisers are full of.. themselves.. 06/13/2010 at 11:56.. I recently added to my website observations relating to the generation of infrasound by wind turbines I believe that a simple, clear and distinctive descriptive label for this process will help to spread the word.. So, I m coining the term Clear Air Turbulence Vortex Infrasound Effect and its acronym CATVIE to describe the process by which large industrial wind turbines produce infrasound.. Since then I ve come across scientific documentation of the formation of infrasound by the tornado-like vortices and the vortices of tornados.. http://pielkeclimatesci.. files.. wordpress.. com/2009/10/r-327.. http://findarticles.. com/p/articles/mi_7639/is_200803/ai_n32268180/.. With these studies, we now have a firm indication of the mechanism by which the horizontal vortex of a wind turbine actually produces infrasound and a better understanding of how wind turbines generate their physiological impacts on people.. Randy.. 06/22/2010 at 15:25.. It s hard for the Government to have any credibility in assessing potential health issues Heard today that all of the people who worked on the clean-up crew for the Exxon Valdez are dead now They died prematurely before age 51 on average likely from Oil dispersants that the U.. Government allowed clean up crews to use as reported by CNN.. In Ontario, the Chief Medical Officer just reads some literature and indicates that there are no health issues associated with Industrial Wind Farms.. apparently she never conducted any studies of her own or spoke to anyone to determine the reality of the situation since much of the current literature is funded by Wind Energy Companies.. Be very afraid.. !@#$ We need more studies by someone who doesn t have their  ...   section.. english.. dysoncanada.. ca/fans/.. This fan company has recognized the unpleasant effects of buffetting in the case of small fans and has developed an alternative mechanism to propel air.. quote: Dyson Air Multiplier™ fans work very differently from conventional fans.. They use Air Multiplier™ technology to draw in air and amplify it up to 18 times, producing an uninterrupted stream of smooth air.. With no blades or grille, they’re safe, easy to clean and don’t cause unpleasant buffeting.. If a fan company can recognize the impact of buffetting or turbulence on their small scale.. then why can t someone try to develop a similar power generator by literally reverse engineering their concept? Afterall, it is the IWTs blades buffetting or turbulence which generates the infrasound which causes the main health problems.. Dave Bartlett.. 12/26/2011 at 01:51.. Does anyone know why Health Canada hasn t recognized the health risks associated with infrasound from wind turbines? I know it s a fairly recently recognized hazard, but there is nothing on the Health Canada web pages.. See.. http://hc-sc.. gc.. ca/ewh-semt/contaminants/vulnerable/index-eng.. php.. ca/home-accueil/search-recherche/site-eng.. and also.. ca/ewh-semt/noise-bruit/index-eng.. It seems to me the Federal Government is also letting us down, instead of looking out for our best health interests.. Bob.. 02/29/2012 at 03:15.. The world is crazy.. In Belgium, as the country is verry small, they decided to change the law to allow companies to build 200 m high wind turbines as close as possible from houses.. The law will be locked, with wind turbines companies complicity, to avoid people to make an appeal.. There are villages that no more sleep at all For what? For the money.. 03/11/2012 at 17:19.. British Medical Journal BMJ.. bmj.. com/content/344/bmj.. e1527.. full.. windaction.. org/opinions/34532.. (full report).. March 11, 2012 by Christopher D Hanning and Alun Evans in British Medical Journal.. A large body of evidence now exists to suggest that wind turbines disturb sleep and impair health at distances and external noise levels that are permitted in most jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom.. Sleep disturbance may be a particular problem in children,[1] and it may have important implications for public health.. The evidence for adequate sleep as a prerequisite for human health, particularly child health, is overwhelming.. Governments have recently paid much attention to the effects of environmental noise on sleep duration and quality, and to how to reduce such noise.. 1 However, governments have also imposed noise from industrial wind turbines on large swathes of peaceful countryside.. The impact of road, rail, and aircraft noise on sleep and daytime functioning (sleepiness and cognitive function) is well established.. 1 Shortly after wind turbines began to be erected close to housing, complaints emerged of adverse effects on health.. Sleep disturbance was the main complaint.. 2 Such reports have been dismissed as being subjective and anecdotal, but experts contend that the quantity, consistency, and ubiquity of the complaints constitute epidemiological evidence of a strong link between wind turbine noise, ill health, and disruption of sleep.. 3.. The noise emitted by a typical onshore 2.. 5 MW wind turbine has two main components.. A dynamo mounted on an 80 m tower is driven through a gear train by.. 06/23/2013 at 12:24.. industrial wind turbines can produce real discomfort and adverse health impacts.. Further research could confirm that these ill effects are caused by pressure pulsations exceeding vestibular thresholds, unrelated to the audible frequency spectrum but are instead related to the response of the vestibular system to the low frequency noise emissions.. The vestibular system appears to be stimulated by responding to these pressure pulsations rather than by motion or disease, especially at low ambient sound levels.. Dysfunctions in the vestibular system can cause disequilibrium, nausea, vertigo, anxiety, and panic attacks, which have been reported near a number of industrial wind turbine facilities.. Reference.. org/BruceMcPhersonInfrasoundandLowFrequencyNoiseStudy.. 10/06/2013 at 08:16.. hc-sc.. ca/ewh-semt/consult/_2013/wind_turbine-eoliennes/research_recherche-eng.. reading through this Health Impacts and Exposure to Sound From Wind Turbines: Updated Research Design and Sound Exposure Assessment it looks like the Wind Industry and its provincial government lackeys may be getting some bad news in a few years.. It looks like the feds will be examining everything from air pressure modulation to structural reverberation.. 10/07/2013 at 09:38.. The adoption of a short phrase describing the health impact of IWT generated infrasound could go a long way in educating the public.. I suggest the phrase TOXIC PRESSURE MODULATION which can be expanded to Toxic air pressure in modulation or condensed to TPM.. The phrase TOXIC PRESSURE MODULATION effectively ties together the IWT s down-blade turbulence effects with their infrasound-based impacts on health.. News media focus on short acronym-type labels for covering issues.. I believe the adoption of such a precise and clear phrase as TOXIC PRESSURE MODULATION (TPM) will help attract the media s attention and further promote our cause.. 10/07/2013 at 12:31.. Hey Barry Bridgeford,.. Yikes!.. It s a Liberal thing with tentacles.. Toxic Air Pressure caused by Industrial Wind Turbines,.. and the traditional definition of the precautionary principle.. - need not to be applied in Ontario.. All politics are Local politics.. Why are they snoozing?.. 10/09/2013 at 09:21.. Hopefully this British noise study about airports and jet turbine noise will ring some bells for people.. Read this while you listen to your 450′ tall refrigerators:.. com/content/347/bmj.. f5432?rss=1.. Results.. Figure 1 shows the study area; the population (2001 census) was 3.. 6 million.. During 2001-05, 189 226 first episodes of hospital stay in a given year for cardiovascular disease (16 983 stroke, 64 448 coronary heart disease) and 48 347 cardiovascular disease related deaths (9803 stroke, 22 613 coronary heart disease) occurred in the study area (table⇓).. Supplementary figures 1 and 2 show the maps of hospital admissions at census output area level and mortality at super output area level, respectively.. Only 2% or fewer of the study population lived in areas exposed to the highest category of daytime ( 63 dB) or night time ( 55 dB) aircraft noise (see supplementary table 1).. etc.. Enjoy.. The above links to the full article..

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  • Title: Safety | Ontario Wind Resistance
    Descriptive info: Read:.. News articles related to Safety.. Comprehensive worldwide list of Accidents from the Caithness Windfarm Information Forum.. Known Industrial Size Turbine Failures – Resulting in Blades on the Ground.. Vermont September 2008.. 4 Responses to.. Randy Cross.. 03/10/2010 at 13:01.. The only good thing that I can say about Wind Turbines is that they only work 22% of the time It s soooooo efficient but it is a nightmare to look at 100% of the time.. Hey how did they set those things on fire ? great idea.. 09/08/2011 at 02:45.. Smart Meters:.. edn.. com/article/519204-What_s_inside_a_smart_meter_iFixit_tears_it_down.. To address health concerns about radiated energy when the smart meter communicates with the utility, Elster programs the meters for the time and frequency of transmission.. For example, Pacific Gas Electric, which uses smart meters from.. General Electric, says that its smart meters transmit for only approximately 45 seconds per day.. According to iFixit, if a device were always on, there might be a cause for concern.. If what PG E states about the limited transmission time is true, however, your cell phones, Wi-Fi Internet, and microwaves would probably cause more damage to your body than a smart meter would.. Some people have expressed concern about smart meter transmissions one answer.. 09/08/2011 at 02:57.. Rare Earth  ...   panic.. A cover story in the Aug.. 27 issue of Science News detailed efforts to find cheaper, more common alternatives to rare earths, particularly in high-performance magnet applications.. The Department of Energy s Ames Laboratory and scientists at Tohoku University in Japan are revisiting older magnetic materials from the mid-20th century, such as aluminum-nickel-cobalt compounds and thin films of iron and nitrogen, to offer high-performance magnets free of rare earths.. For hybrid cars, scientists hope to optimize the use of the rare earth neodymium by turning to nanocomposite materials for stronger, more efficient permanent magnets.. A global rare earth market less dependent on China is probably a good thing, even if prices on the lanthanides rise by a few percentage points.. But it s also good to see developers talk of replacing rare earths in many electronic applications.. They may not be as rare in the earth s crust as their name implies, but the difficulty of mining and purifying rare earths makes them a manufacturing component ripe for replacement.. Hope that makes you feel warm and cuddly scientists everywhere are watching out for your safety and health Not to mention hoping for patent rights.. windhater.. 11/06/2013 at 16:20.. epaw.. org/multimedia.. php?lang=en article=a19.. Add this one to the list of fatalities..

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