Giant industrial wind turbines deliver a cacophony of thumping, grinding low-frequency noise for those forced to live with it. Anyone claiming that it’s not a miserable daily torment, hasn’t lived with it, or they’re on the wind industry payroll.
One tired old retort is that the farmers who get paid to host turbines, never complain. To the contrary, those equipped with a little honesty, decency and integrity, most certainly do.
Clive and Trina Gare are cattle graziers with their home property situated between Hallett and Jamestown.
Since October 2010, the Gares have played host to 19, 2.1MW Suzlon s88 turbines, which sit on a range of hills to the West of their stately homestead. Under their contract with AGL they receive around $200,000 a year; and have pocketed over $1.8 million since the deal began.
On 10 June 2015, the Gares gave…
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