Richard James

Mr. Rick James is a professional acoustician. When testifying or advocating against wind turbines, James has difficulty staying within the bounds of his actual expertise.  When he has attempted to testify at wind farm related lawsuits in the United States,...

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Eric Erhard

Mr. Eric Erhard is a retired professional engineer who lives near a proposed wind farm in southern Ontario. He attempted to gain accreditation as an expert witness related to application of ISO standards on noise modeling to wind turbine noise...

/ August 14, 2014

Les Huson

Mr. Les Huson is an engineer and acoustician running a small acoustics consultancy, L Huson and Associates Pty Ltd. This business is a member of the Association of Australian Acoustical Consultants. He regularly submits material against wind turbines and gains...

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Dr. Colin Hansen

Professor Hansen is an Emeritus Professor of the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Adelaide. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering.  In 2010, he testified in an ERD proceeding for the Hallett wind farm in South Australia:...

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Dr. Adrian Upton

Dr. Adrian Upton, Emeritus Professor of McMaster University, is a relatively new addition to the ranks of purported experts called against wind farms. Last year, he submitted testimony regarding the Bull Creek Wind Project. The judgment by the Alberta Utilities Commission...

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Debbie Shubat

Ms. Debbie Shubat is a Registered Nurse and teaches nursing at Sault College in Sault St. Marie in northern Ontario. As pictured, she has been protesting plans for a local wind farm near Bow Lake. The Environmental Review Tribunal appeal related...

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Lori Davies

Ms. Lori Davies is a registered social worker who operates a small therapy business after having held various formal positions in social work. As with Shubat, Davies attempted to gain accreditation as an expert witness in the Bow Lake ERT...

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United States

Case Wind Farm Location Year Type Decision Town of Falmouth v. Town of Falmouth Zoning Board of Appeals & others Falmouth Massachusetts 2013 Higher Against wind farm Lawrence J. Frigault et al., Respondents-Appellants, v. Town of Richfield Planning Board et...

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United Kingdom

Case Wind Farm Location Year Type Decision South Northamptonshire Council & Anor v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & Anor Spring Farm Ridge Northamptonshire 2013 Higher Against wind farm Hulme v. Secretary of State for Communities and...

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New Zealand

Case Wind Farm Location Year Type Decision New Zealand Wind Farms Limited v. Palmerston North City Council Te Rere Hau Palmerston North 2013 Higher In favor of wind farm Meridian Energy Limited v. Hurunui Bistrict and Canterbury Regional Councils Hurunui...

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