The big news this week is that S. 30, the bill introduced as a moratorium on utility-scale wind development,passed the House. The House version differs substantially from the Senate version. It calls for the Natural Resource and Energy Committees from both the Senate and House to meet over the summer to discuss the Siting Commission’s recommendations. Now […]
The April 1, 2011 edition of Washington DC based periodical Congressional Quarterly Researcher included an extensive article about how utility-scale wind power can impact the environment. Energize Vermont is featured in the article for our work identifying the environmental impacts here in Vermont (PG 295). You can download the article here.
Dr. Nina Pierpont has updated some of her work on Wind Turbine Syndrome and produced the attached PDF. It is a good read and highlights many of the issues of health with wind turbines.
Dr. Alec Salt has recently conducted research on how infrasound, or ultra low frequency sound, from wind turbines effects the human ear. You can see his page to learn more, but one of the most easy to digest and understand pieces is his powerpoint presentation.
The Radio Health Journal program took a look at wind turbines. The program includes two of the doctors who were on the CANWEA/AWEA wind turbine noise/health denial report, and then Dr. Alec Salt is interviewed about his recent study. You can play the episode below, or download it. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]
9/23 Session is Opportunity for Public to Express Concerns The Public Service Board (PSB) has announced they will conduct a hearing on the Lowell wind project on Thursday September 23rd at the Lowell Graded School at 52 Gelo Park Road, Lowell, VT at 7PM.