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WIND TURBINE NOISE — WHAT YOU CAN’T HEAR CAN HARM YOU

This commentary is by Brian Dubie, who served as Vermont’s lieutenant governor from 2003-2011. He is a pilot for American Airlines and lives in Fairfield. Brian Dubie — Vermont Digger — October  4, 2015 What do you think of when you think of an industrial wind project? Wind developers want you to think of free, […]

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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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Noise From UK wind farm to be investigated Due to Flood of Complaints

Campaigners calling for tighter government controls for wind farms have learned this week that noise consultants have been called in to record sound levels from eight turbines at Graveley. Debbie Davies — Hunts Post — May 6, 2015 Huntingdonshire District Council confirmed yesterday (Tuesday) it will be measuring levels at the Cotton Farm Wind Farm, […]

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Video: The Senate in Australia has called an inquiry into wind project health impacts.

Originally posted on Global Wind Energy — The Human Impact:
Please watch this video. The Senate in Australia has called an inquiry into wind project health impacts. You will see some of the problems that independent researchers have to deal with. Suppression of information is paramount to industry success. The Australians are exposing the fraud.…

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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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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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Denmark: High court rules on compensation for noise from wind turbines

Environment & Climate Change – Denmark High Court rules on compensation for noise from wind turbines September 01 2014 Background Depending on their location, wind turbines can cause noise, visual interference and light reflections. These issues are governed by public and private law, including neighbour law. The main rules regarding noise from wind turbines can […]

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Massachusetts: Noise From Hoosac Wind Angers Neighbours As Turbines Exceed Noise Levels by 7 DB

Scott Stafford — Berkshire Eagle — August 10, 2014 CLARKSBURG — News that noise coming from the wind turbines in the Hoosac Wind project exceeded state standards has some of the project’s neighbors calling for action, and others shrugging their shoulders. “My expectation is for that project to comply with state standards,” said Larry Lorusso, […]

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Ontario: MoECC Monitoring Turbine Noise in South Dundas

Nelson Zandbergen — AgriNews — August 2014 BRINSTON Leslie Disheau has her ear to the ground in South Dundas, and for 10 days last month, a very powerful ear trained on the sky around her Brinston home as well. Ontarios Ministry of Environment and Climate Change installed the basketball-sized microphone atop a temporary 30-foot listening […]

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Massachusetts turbine exceeds state’s noise threshold during study

Kingston Independence turbine exceeds state’s noise threshold during study Kathryn Gallerani — Wicked Local.com — July 10, 2014 The Kingston Independence wind turbine violated the state’s noise policy two of the nights sound samples were taken as part of an acoustical monitoring study, according to an interim report. The turbine’s sound levels exceeded the state […]

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Michigan Court Backs Finding of Wind Turbine Noise Problem

Jack Spencer — Michigan Capitol Confidential — June 28, 2014 Michigan’s 51st Circuit Court has ruled that Mason County was justified in determining that wind turbines at the Lake Winds Industrial Wind Plant near Ludington are too noisy. In his June 16 decision, Judge Richard Cooper denied Consumer Energy’s appeal to have the court overturn […]

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Nova Scotia Council Reviewing Setback Distances After Flurry of Complaints from Residents

Council Reviewing Setback Distance for Wind Turbines The News – May 8, 2014 PICTOU – The phones of local county councillors were ringing Monday with calls from a resident upset over noise coming from the new wind turbine site on Tower Road. Coun. Robert Parker said he received a call Monday from someone in the […]

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Court Orders Utility to Address Wind Turbine Noise Problems

Jack Spencer — Michigan Capitol Confidential — February 7, 2014 A judge has ordered Consumers Energy to come up with a plan to rid its Lake Winds Energy Plant of excessive noise levels. Last month, Consumers Energy asked the 51st Circuit Court to overrule Mason County’s finding that the Lake Winds industrial plant is not in compliance with […]

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