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Neighbours say Facebook data centre makes too much noise

Bob Street lives on land that runs alongside the Facebook data centre in Rutherford County. He said the centre runs loud generators at all hours of the day, sometimes at 3 or 4 a.m. Street said Facebook employees would not talk to him about the noise, so he asked local lawmakers for help. Facebook's site manager Keven McCammon released a statement that said the centre strives to be a good neighbour.

"Facebook's Forest City data centre strives to be a good neighbour. Our operations require that we sometimes test our generator, but we have restricted such tests to business hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Aside from periodic testing, generators are for as-needed use only and such instances are extraordinarily rare."       

Source: Fox Carolina

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