New information in the form of a study report released by the Irish Department of the Environment on order of the Commissioner for Environmental Information shows that, by the Government's own figures, a setback of at least 1,209 metres from a 175 m, 3.5 MW wind turbine is required to underpin a 40 dB absolute limit.
This is a startling departure from the current regulations which require just 500 m!
Here is the report:Report on Wind Turbine Noise Modelling
Please read Neil van Dokkum's article on his website The Law is my Oyster.
Neil van Dokkum (B. SocSc; LLB; LLM; PGC Con.Lit) is a law lecturer and has been so since arriving in Ireland from South Africa in 2002.