Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region (2018)

Noise is an important public health issue. It has negative impacts on human health and well-being and is a growing concern. The WHO Regional Office for Europe has developed these guidelines, based on the growing understanding of these health impacts of exposure to environmental noise. The main purpose of these guidelines is to provide recommendations
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Glenouther Renewable Energy Park – East Ayrshire – Appeal Refused

Overall Conclusion 73. I have considered all other matters raised, including the Scottish Government’s continued support for the further development of onshore wind energy proposals in order to achieve its climate change goals. The Scottish Government’s support, however, is dependent upon the protection of the environment (landscape, visual and other environmental impacts) and the protection
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Launch of WHO Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region

WHO/Europe developed the Guidelines in response to Member States’ request at the 5th Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, held in 2010 in Parma, Italy, “to develop noise guidelines that include transportation noise sources, but also leisure noise and wind turbine noise that have not been considered thus far”. http://www.euro.who.int/en/media-centre/events/events/2018/10/launch-of-who-environmental-noise-guidelines-for-the-european-region

Tangy IV Wind Farm – Application

Application Description:  CONSENT UNDER SECTION 36 OF THE ELECTRICITY ACT 1989 AND DEEMED PLANNING PERMISSION UNDER SECTION 57(2) OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (SCOTLAND) ACT 1997 TO CONSTRUCT AND OPERATE TANGY IV WIND FARM, 3 KILOMETRES SOUTH OF KILCHENZIE, IN THE ARGYLL AND BUTE COUNCIL PLANNING AUTHORITY AREA http://www.energyconsents.scot/ApplicationSearch.aspx

Wind Farm (Generating station of >100 <200 MW Capacity) - Pre Application

The report constitutes the request for a Scoping Opinion for the proposed Glasvaar Wind Farm (‘the Proposed Development’) located approximately 7.4 kilometres (km) north of Lochgilphead, on the Kintyre Peninsula in Argyll and Bute. Application Received Date:  13 Aug 2018 Max Total MW Of Development Applied For 100 Max Turbine Height:  175 Number Of Turbines
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Sneddon Law Windfarm Hearing

The Hearing session on Discharge Of Condition 29 (Vii) (Noise Assessment) Of Planning Consent 13/0198/Pp at Sneddon Law, Moscow, East Ayrshire took place on Wednesday 22 August.  For those of you who didn’t manage to attend, you can watch the webcast at https://dpea.public-i.tv/core/portal/home