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Stephen Ambrose to Canadian Council: Wind Turbine Noise is a Real Health Effect

Stephen Ambrose — Master Resource — May 5, 2015 “The Council of Canadian Academies continues to rehash selected studies to further wind turbine development–and set aside wind turbine complaints as only a nuisance for public-health officials. Dismissing white papers as ‘grey’ and neighbors’ documentation of harm just adds to the number of wind-turbine victims…. Public […]

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Wind Industry Seems To Know There’s a Problem Without Actually Acknowledging It

U.S. and Chilean researchers join to study wind turbine vibration, dampen unwanted noise. Virginia Tech — March 30, 2015 Newswise — Wind turbines provide clean, abundant energy and bolster America’s power grid. But across the world people are banding together to fight wind farms, blaming noise for interrupted sleep and a host of health problems. […]

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Peer-reviewed literature supports anti-wind sentiment

Ryan Taylor — Delmarvnow.com — February 12, 2015 In a recent WBOC newscast, Paul Harris, development manager for Pioneer Green’s Somerset County wind farm project, said there are “more than 20 peer-reviewed scientific studies that dispel health concerns related to turbines.” I asked Harris to provide a list of these publications, which he did. Upon […]

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Wind Turbine Infrasound Recordings Shown On An Oscilloscope

Special thanks to J. Addie from Ireland for showing us this video made by Kevin Dooley in a couple of Ontario homes. Click here to watch video showing the distinct fingerprint of nearby wind turbines.

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Pilot study into wind farm noise has identified a special noise signature that could give new insights for medical research

Wind turbine study finds possible correlation between noise and residents’ complaints, researcher says Jessica Tapp — ABC (Australia) — January 21, 2015 A pilot study into wind farm noise and residents’ reactions to it has identified a special noise signature that could give new insights for medical research, the study’s lead author says. Researchers, commissioned […]

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Wind Syndrome: Public Health Crisis

By H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D  —  The Heartland Institute — December 12, 2014 Wind farms are a “human health hazard,” or so concludes Wisconsin’s Brown County Health Board (BCHB) with regard to the Shirley Wind Project, owned by Duke Energy (DE). The board’s action has put Duke Energy on the defensive; the power company now […]

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Denmark: Health Effects Related to Wind Turbine Noise Exposure: A Systematic Review

RESEARCH ARTICLE Health Effects Related to Wind Turbine Noise Exposure: A Systematic Review DECEMBER 4, 2014 Jesper Hvass Schmidt1,2,3*, Mads Klokker4,5 1. Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, 2. Department of Audiology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark, 3. Department of ENT Head and Neck Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark, 4. […]

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Queen’s University professor disputes wind turbine report

Elliot Ferguson — Kingston-Whig Standard — November 12, 2014 KINGSTON, Ont. – One of the key experts backing opposition to a wind energy development on Amherst Island said a recent Health Canada study is more politics than science. John Harrison, a Queen’s University professor emeritus in physics and a member of the Association to Protect […]

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Part 2: The Negative Health Impact of Noise from Industrial Wind Turbines: The Evidence

From Hearing Health Matters.org — November 11, 2014 Today’s post, the second of three installments, reviews the major research findings linking low-frequency noise and infrasound from industrial wind turbines with effects on health and quality of life. By Jerry Punch, PhD, and Richard James, INCE, BME Evidence that industrial wind turbines (IWTs) negatively impact human […]

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Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Aware of Two Types Of Wind Turbine Noise in 2005

Tip o’ the hat to Ocotillo Wind Turbine Destruction Why Are The Taxpayers The Last To Hear The Truth ? Frank Haggerty — Falmouth Patch — November 11, 2014 Mass CEC 2 Types Of Wind Turbine Noise Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Aware of Two Types Of Wind Turbine Noise in 2005 Folks, Prior to the […]

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NA-PAW News Release on the Health Canada Study Summary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE North American Platform Against Wind Power November 9, 2014 A case of widespread consumer fraud and systemic government abetted torture:  Health Canada’s study further victimizes wind turbine refugees and cohabitants. Ontario Anti Wind Groups along with International groups, react strongly with anger to the Health Canada wind turbine noise study, knowing that […]

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From Hearing Health Matters: Negative Health Effects of Noise from Industrial Wind Turbines

This post, the first of a three-part series, provides a broad overview of the topic. The second installment will review the major research findings linking low-frequency noise and infrasound from industrial wind turbines with effects on health and quality of life. Part three will discuss the relationship between various health effects and the processing of […]

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“Rotten” Describes Life Living Next to an Industrial Wind Facility

Joan M. Lagerman — FDL Reporter — October 18, 2014 Bill Lueder’s Oct. 13 Money & Politics column in The Reporter — Wisconsin Lags on Renewable Energy — focuses on the progress of renewable energy projects in our state. He discusses solar and wind project development. The author quotes Matt Neumann, president of the Wisconsin […]

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U.S. Dept. of Energy Knew in 1985 About Infrasound Health Effects of Turbines After 6 Year Study

Mark Whitworth — Energize Vermont — October 18, 2014 Big Wind has a big public relations problem. A new WCAX poll shows public support for wind plummeting from 66 percent in 2013 to 50 percent now. Wind developers may search for clues about this reversal of fortune in a UVM honors undergraduate thesis written by […]

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Inconvenient Study on Hearing Loss Draws Fire from the Wind / Climate Coalition

Mark Duchamp — Canada Free Press — October 6, 2014 On October 1st and 2nd, two leading UK newspapers wrote about a new study from the University of Munich which found a way of measuring the effects of low-frequency sound (LFS) on the inner ear (1). This is an important discovery in that it could […]

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