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The effect of wind turbine noise on sleep and quality of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

From Science Direct — Environment International — Volume 82 – September 2015 Igho J. Onakpoyaa and Carl J. Heneghana — University of Oxford, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, New Radcliffe House, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford OX2 6GG, United Kingdom Jack O’Sullivan –Department of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, […]

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Australia: Research council calls for further study into ‘wind turbine sickness’, sets aside $500,000 in grants

Sarah Phillips — ABC (Australia) — February 11, 2014 The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia’s premier health research body, has called for Australian scientists to look into so-called “wind turbine sickness”, saying that very few scientifically rigorous studies have been done. The council has set aside $500,000 in funding grants for the […]

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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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University of Waterloo Study Shows Turbines Impact Sleep

Ashton Patis — Blackburn News — November 1, 2013 A study at the University of Waterloo has found the noise generated by wind turbines does in fact cause sleep disturbance. Of the 4,876 surveys sent out to homeowners across Ontario only 396 were returned. Researches studied the relationship between how close a person lived to […]

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The Massachusetts DEP wind turbine health study continues to get negative reviews

(You might recall that I ripped to shreds the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s wind turbine  health study that was done last year.  If someone like me, (who does not hold a PHD or a BoE) could find drastic and serious errors in that report, it’s not surprising that those who do have qualifications in […]

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GFB Podcast: Dr. Jeff Aramini – Zoomer Radio AM740

GFB Podcast: Dr. Jeff Aramini – Zoomer Radio AM740.

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Lorrie Goldstein talks about the new health study with Charles Adler

Click the following link to listen to 5 minute radio podcast nov-5-lorrie-goldstein

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New US/UK/Ontario Epidemiological Health Study confirms negative effects of noise from Industrial Wind Turbines

Effects of Industrial Wind Turbine Noise on Sleep and Health October 2012 Introduction Environmental noise is emerging as one of the major public health concerns of the twenty-first centry.  The drive to ‘renewable’, low-carbon energy sources, has resulted in Industrial Wind Turbines (IWTs) being sited closer to homes in traditionally quiet rural areas to reduce […]

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Chatham Kent — Wind turbines creating rift

Bob Boughner — QMI Agency — October 14, 2012 All wind turbine projects in Ontario should be put on hold until results of a federal health study are known, says Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MP Bev Shipley. Shipley told The Chatham Daily News Friday he has received complaints from residents in the Mitchell’s Bay area in Chatham-Kent concerning […]

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Canada’s wind turbine health study garners support from overseas

A mighty wind Aaron Wherry — MacLeans — July 30, 2012 Leona Aglukkaq’s request for a Health Canada study of wind turbines wins support from another Conservative MP, this one in Britain. Andrew Percy says, “Many people living close to these giant wind farms report health impacts including depression, sleep disturbance and behaviour changes and it is […]

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Are Wind Energy groups running scared because of Canada health study???

North American Wind Power — Friday, July 27, 2012 In response to a proposed national study by Health Canada on wind turbine sound and human health, the European, American, Canadian and global wind energy industry associations have issued a statement pointing to 17 reviews of independent research and evidence that all conclude wind farms are not harmful to human […]

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Wind farm victims are not enthused with Health Canada’s announcement

Thousands more turbines will be installed at the expense of the health of Canadians Mark Duchamp, Sherri Lange — July 13, 2012 n response to Health Canada’s announcement that it will undertake a study into the effects of industrial wind turbines on the health of some 2000 neighbours, the North American Platform Against Wind Power (NA-PAW) and […]

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Halt new wind turbines pending health study report

Editorial — St Catharines Standard — July 12, 2012 Now that Health Canada has announced the first comprehensive, made-in-Canada review of the health impacts of wind turbines, Ontario should halt construction of any new turbines. Accusations that the large electricity generators make people who live near them sick have been flying since the McGuinty government […]

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CTV news on Health Canada turbine study

Wind turbines have changed the landscape of our region and created controversy, as well as economic opportunities. Health Canada is now wading into the debate about the safety of the massive machines. It is teaming up with Statistics Canada to see if turbines really make people sick.  CTV London’s Scott Miller has reaction from some […]

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