Category Archives: Sound

State proposes new sound testing for Falmouth

The Boston Globe reports this week on the possibility of new sound testing for wind turbine installations across the state. In a follow up story in the Salem News (5.22.12), Mayor Driscoll confirms that thus far there is  no evidence to … Continue reading

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City conducts another round of sound testing

According to the Salem Gazette: The Salem Energy Planning Office has begun an additional round of acoustic testing on Winter Island Road in Salem and Naugus Head in Marblehead, part of what Salem city officials describe as efforts to address … Continue reading

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Mass Clean Energy Center Issues New Acoustic Study Methodology

This winter the City of Salem plans to further explore whether placing a wind turbine at Winter Island would cause undue disturbance of neighbors due to the sound of the turbine. Just in time the Mass Clean Energy Center has … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine Makes Sense

Jeff Barz-Snell makes a great case for the Winter Island wind turbine in the November 30 Salem News. Salem has a huge opportunity to harness its wind resources safely and beautifully, despite what a small group of neighbors in the … Continue reading

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