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Wind Farm Offers Oregon Neighbors $5000 To Not Complain About Noise

First Posted: 08/02/10 05:34 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:15 PM ET

Wind Industry Push

treehugger.com:

I suppose it was only a matter of time... According to a new article in The New York Times some residents near the Shepherd's Flat wind farm in Oregon have been offered $5000 to not complain about the whooshing noise from the planned 338 wind turbines--apparently it's a preemptive effort to avoid the brouhaha about noise at the nearby Willow Creek wind farm, which has been found to be in violation of state noise pollution laws.

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