Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Fairhaven Turbines a Noise Violation

TSM

According to preliminary results of a sound study conducted by the State Department of Environmental Protection, Fairhaven’s two industrial-sized wind turbines are in violation of Massachusetts noise regulations.

According to published reports, D E P Deputy Commissioner Martin Suuberg told the Board of Health Tuesday night that noise from the turbines exceeded state regulations in five of the 24 periods during which the D E P conducted testing which began last summer. That announcement prompted opponents to demand the turbines be shut down.

The D E P still needs to collect more noise samples at varying wind speeds before the test is complete. Board of Health Chairman Peter Deterra said that he would not make a decision about shutting down the turbines until he could meet with the Selectman and Town Counsel.

Best of WBSM

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 1420 Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 1420 Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.