The Town of Falmouth and its health department over the last three years
through panels, studies, questionnaires, pubic input and the Falmouth Wind
Turbine Option Analysis Process has received thousands of pages of studies,
newspaper reports and first hand testimonials that wind turbine noise causes
harm. Three long years of ignoring the wind turbine complaints and noise.
There are still local public officials and members of the community that
proclaim ignorance and steadfast denials of any evidence of harm to the
residential abutters. The town has established a history of ignoring the
evidence. It appears the information has never been read or can't be understood
or just made a choice to ignore the facts.
The Town of Falmouth has to look out side the box. There are enactments all
over the world to enact moratoriums on megawatt turbine projects to protect
citizens from wind turbine noise. The State of Connecticut has adopted a type of
wind moratorium. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center has moved setbacks to
2000 feet and the Mass Department of Environmental Protection has found the
turbines out of noise compliance.
The choice to increase the operation of the wind turbines is role of the
dice. The health and welfare of residents vs the false hope of an ongoing
revenue stream from wind turbines that have a history of catastrophic