Man files noise suit against Oregon wind turbines

Man files noise suit against Oregon wind turbines

An Eastern Oregon man filed a lawsuit alleging Ione's Willow Creek wind farm is too loud.

Williams filed a lawsuit Friday against Invenergy, the Illinois-based company behind the wind farm, for non-economic losses up to $5 million, as well as economic losses — mostly related to property value depreciation — for $170,000.

Invenergy said the Morrow County noise limit of 50 dBa was acceptable, Williams and a few neighbors argued that the wind farm had to comply with the state limit of 36 dBa.

Read more at KGW.