OFFICIAL FILINGBEFORE THEPUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WISCONSIN
Application of Highland Wind Farm, LLC, for aCertificate of Public Convenience and Necessityto Construct a 102.5 MW Wind Electric GenerationFacility and Associated Electric Facilities, to beLocated in the Towns of Forest and Cylon,St. Croix County, WisconsinDocket No. 2535-CE-100
DIRECT TESTIMONY OFTOWN OF FOREST PAUL D. SCHOMER, Ph.D. ON IMPLICATIONS OF THESHIRLEY STUDYQ. Please state your name, employer, and business address.
1A. Paul D. Schomer, Schomer and Associates Inc., 2117 Robert Drive, Champaign,2Illinois, 61821.3
Q. Have you previously filed testimony in this docket?
Q. What is the purpose of your testimony today?
6A. The purpose of my testimony is to report the findings of the Shirley Wind Farm7study that I performed with four (4) other acousticians which was completed and8signed by all the scientists on December 21, 2012.9
Q. What was the purpose of that study?
10A. The study was a collaborative effort funded by the PSC, Forest Voice and the11Town of Forest to attempt to measure levels of infrasound at the Shirley Wind12Farm for the purpose of correlating health impacts experienced by the three (3)13Shirley families that have abandoned their homes and to make recommendations14to the PSC with respect to the implications of the Highland Project.15