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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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From NAPAW: Stephen Ambrose Critique on CCA study of Wind Turbines

Click to open PDF files. AMBROSE Response to 2015 Health Canada- 13Apr2015-2 STEPHEN AMBROSE AND CCA 2

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“Contradictions, Bias Undermine Credibility of the Health Canada Wind Turbine Noise Study”

Tip o’ the hat to Sherri Lange (NaPAW) for this article from Master Resource “Contradictions, Bias Undermine Credibility of the Health Canada Wind Turbine Noise Study” By Mark Davis and Keith Stelling — December 10, 2014 “We are dismayed that the recently released Health Canada Wind Turbine Noise and Health Study has ignored the distress […]

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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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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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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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Ireland: ‘Shocking’ health implications, claim wind farm protesters

(Note: To our Irish followers — if you know what this 8 page document is and how to get a copy of it, please let us know.  Leave a comment below this article.  Thanks. — DQ) Dolan Nolan — The Independent — August 20, 2014 HUNDREDS in the Finuge area are this week reading a […]

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New York: 60 Residents File Lawsuits Against Invenergy Wind Facility

(Note:  This is one to keep our eye on.  The lawyer involved also handled the Love Canal lawsuits.  Should be interesting. — DQ)   Ed Reilly — WKBW — August 21, 2014 ORANGEVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) Sixty residents from Orangeville and Attica have filed lawsuits claiming that the Stony Creek Wind Farm is ruining their quality of […]

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World Council for Nature: More News out of Denmark on the Devastating Health Effects of IWT’s

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10th 2014 Denmark: wind turbines disrupt menstruation and kill another small business The Danish press reports the case of a garden centre going out of business because of nearby wind turbines. Headaches are frequent among employees, and female workers complain of unusual bleeding and problems with their menstruation cycles. They are […]

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Latest ‘study’ showing no ill effects from wind turbines effectively torn apart

Wind Farms and Human Health Edgar Bread — February 27, 2014 This week the national Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) released a report that looked at the health effects of wind farms. The take home conclusion, presented with the press release, was that there is no reliable or consistent evidence that wind farms directly […]

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‘Wind Turbine Syndrome’ Blamed for Mysterious Symptoms in Cape Cod Town

Susan Donaldson James — ABC News — October 21, 2013 Sue Hobart, a bridal florist from Massachusetts, couldn’t understand why she suddenly developed headaches, ringing in her ears, insomnia and dizziness to the point of falling “flat on my face” in the driveway. “I thought I was just getting older and tired,” said the 57-year-old […]

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Illinois School Board Superintendent warns against wind turbines affect on children

Letter from a pro-wind panelist regarding the negative impacts of wind turbines on the children who live near wind facilities in Illinois. Dear Chairman Weinard, My name is Bill Mulvaney and I am the Superintendent of Schools for Armstrong Township High School and Armstrong-Ellis CUD #61.  I also served on the wind panel that met […]

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Citizens call for CAW turbine shutdown

Tiffany Wilson — Shoreline Beacon — August 27, 2013 Many residents who say their worlds have been turned upside down since the wind turbine at the CAW Family Education Centre turned on, had their stories heard at Saugeen Shores town council Monday night. And it appears as if councillors are ready to do everything they […]

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A Must Read Narrative on Life Next to a California Industrial Wind Facility

Tip o’ the hat to Mothers Against Wind Turbines Wind turbines are everywhere out here They’re over 300 feet high. They kill birds. They’re linked to cancer. Siobhan Braun — San Diego Reader — August 21, 2013 Donna Tisdale’s home office looks like  something out of an episode of the TV show Hoarders. Paperwork spills  […]

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Cape Cod Lawmaker and environmentalists pushing for study of wind turbine health effects

Tip of the hat to Global Wind Energy — The Human Impact State House News Service — July 10, 2013 A Cape Cod lawmaker and environmentalists are pushing for a study of the health effects of wind turbines on residents who live near the energy-producing machines. Rep. Sarah Peake (D-Provincetown) told lawmakers on the Public […]

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