A story on the new wind farms that have sprung up in western Indiana during the past two years provides a useful perspective on the sometimes-mentioned issue of wind turbine sound:
And when it comes to noise, nobody seems to take issue.
"I don't hear them at all," said Charlene Deckard.
"In the house I hear nothing," Elmira Deckard said.
And from Don Clute: "If a train goes by a mile away it makes more noise than I've ever heard from a wind tower."
Adds reporter Kristin Maiorano in an accompanying video, "And everyone I spoke with said the turbines make so little noise that you can usually only hear it if you're right under one."
Expert panel concludes wind turbine sounds not harmful to human health, December 15, 2009