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Kingston Independence turbine exceeds state’s noise threshold during study – Wicked Local Kingston – Kingston, MA


  The Kingston Independence wind turbine violated the state’s noise policy two of the nights sound samples were taken as part of an acoustical monitoring study, according to an interim report.

 The turbine’s sound levels exceeded the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) noise threshold of 10 decibels over background during sampling March 2 and 15 at the 13 Schofield Road monitoring site, according to the interim report released Tuesday by DEP to the Kingston Board of Health and a list of other interested parties.

Kingston Independence turbine exceeds state’s noise threshold during study – News – Wicked Local Kingston – Kingston, MA.

To view the interim report, go to http://www.mass.gov/eea/docs/dep/energy/wind/kwicvletinterimreport0714.pdf

Residents question decision to post turbine study on town website

Residents question decision to post turbine study on town website - News - Wicked Local Kingston - Kingston, MA

 KINGSTON – A study commissioned by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center indicates that despite claims to the contrary it cannot be demonstrated statistically that wind turbines affect nearby home prices.

 

Critics say the findings of this new study are misleading. Some residents are angry that the study has been posted to the town’s website.

Residents question decision to post turbine study on town website – News – Wicked Local Kingston – Kingston, MA.