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Case No: C1/2010/2166/QBACF
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION ADMINISTRATIVE COURT
MS FRANCES PATTERSON QC sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge
 EWHC 2386 (Admin)
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL
LORD JUSTICE MUMMERY
LORD JUSTICE ELIAS
LORD JUSTICE PATTEN
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Civil servants have suppressed warnings that wind turbines can generate noise damaging people’s health for several square miles around.
The guidance from consultants indicated that the sound level permitted from spinning blades and gearboxes had been set so high — 43 decibels — that local people could be disturbed whenever the wind blew hard. The noise was also thought likely to disrupt sleep.