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FOI 13769

Wind farm noise

Request


In connection with noise from wind turbinesonly(individual turbines or wind farm) in your area could you please advise the number of:
1)
Operational wind energy installations (individual turbines or wind farms) in your area in each year 2012 - 2016
2)
Complaints received per year 2012 – 2016
3)
Incidents of noise level reductions informally negotiated with operators per year 2012 – 2016
4)
Abatement Notices (Environmental Protection Act 1990) served per year 2012 – 2016
5)
Abatement Notice Appeals per year 2012 – 2016
6)
Abatement Notice Prosecutions per year 2012 – 2016
7)
Breach of Condition Notices (Town and Country Planning Act 1990) served per year 2012 – 2016
8)
Planning Enforcement Notices (Town and Country Planning Act 1990) served per year 2012 – 2016
9)
Planning Enforcement Appeals (BCNs and ENs) served per year 2012 – 2016
10)Planning Enforcement Prosecutions (BCNs and ENs) per year 2012 – 2016
Please provide the information in the form attached.
If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16 obligations, as to how I can refine
my request to be included in the scope of the Act.
In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

Response

Operational wind energy installations (individual turbines or wind farms) in your area in each year 2012 – 2016 – NIL – None in this area
2)
Complaints received per year 2012 – 2016 - NIL
3)
Incidents of noise level reductions informally negotiated with operators per year 2012 – 2016 - NIL
4)
Abatement Notices (Environmental Protection Act 1990) served per year 2012 – 2016 - NIL
5)
Abatement Notice Appeals per year 2012 – 2016 - NIL
6)
Abatement Notice Prosecutions per year 2012 – 2016 - NIL
7)
Breach of Condition Notices (Town and Country Planning Act 1990) served per year 2012 – 2016 - NIL
8)
Planning Enforcement Notices (Town and Country Planning Act 1990) served per year 2012 – 2016 - NIL
9)
Planning Enforcement Appeals (BCNs and ENs) served per year 2012 – 2016 - NIL
10)Planning Enforcement Prosecutions (BCNs and ENs) per year 2012 – 2016 – NIL