Science Magazine: Out of Site

Aug 20, 2010 No Comments by

Renewables like wind turbines are spreading fast, but can they survive complaints that they mar neighborhoods and threaten wildlife?

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Noise Controversy Over Vinalhaven Wind Turbines Amps Up

Aug 13, 2010 No Comments by

Article reposted here from The Free Press (Midcoast Maine). Do You Hear What I Hear? Noise Controversy Over Vinalhaven Wind Turbines Amps Up Thursday, August 12, 2010 Vinalhaven sits 15 miles off the coast and just over an hour’s ferry ride from Rockland, but it has an old-fashioned sense of community rare on the mainland […]

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Scientist Challenges the Conventional Wisdom That What You Can’t Hear Won’t Hurt You

Aug 11, 2010 No Comments by

Article originally from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and reposted here. A wind turbine is a rotary device with a gigantic propeller as big as a football field that turns in the wind to generate electricity.

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Health Impacts From Turbines

Jul 29, 2010 No Comments by

This two page hand out authored by Teddi Lovko, MD reviews some of the industry myths and facts about how wind turbines impact human health. It is a great informational piece to provide people close to proposed projects.

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Analysis of the Epidemiology and Related Evidence on Health Effects of Wind Turbines on Local Residents

Jul 22, 2010 No Comments by

July 3, 2010 by Carl V. Phillips, MPP PhD Summary: This important document prepared by Dr. Carl V. Phillips MPP, PhD, was submitted to the Wisconsin Public Service Commission as testimony on whether turbine noise is having an adverse effect on human health. Executive Summary A summary of the main conclusions of my expert opinion, […]

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Fox 44: Vermont Considers Health Impacts of Wind Turbines

May 21, 2010 No Comments by

http://www.fox44now.com/global/story.asp?s=12443092 Vermont Considers Health Impacts of Wind Turbines May 6, 2010 Vermonters look at wind turbines as a valuable resource of energy. But some researchers say it could be bad for your health. Carmen Krough says she’s seen the effects wind turbines have had on people where she works in Ontario. “Some have had to […]

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WSJ: The Brewing Tempest Over Wind Power

Mar 02, 2010 No Comments by

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704240004575085631551312608.html?mod=googlenews_wsj The Brewing Tempest Over Wind Power People living near turbines increasingly report sleep deprivation, headaches and vertigo. The wind lobby says there’s no proof. By ROBERT BRYCE Imagine this scenario: The oil and gas industry launches an aggressive global drilling program with a new type of well. Thousands of these new wells, once operational, […]

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Wind Turbine Sound and Health Effects Webinar

Feb 01, 2010 No Comments by

http://www.windpoweringamerica.gov/filter_detail.asp?itemid=2526 Wind Turbine Sound and Health Effects Webinar Date: 1/20/2010 Location: CO The issue of possible health effects from the sound from wind turbines has received much controversy of late. A recent peer review of the medical literature on the subject has recently been completed. Dr. McCunney provided a Webinar on the peer-review findings and […]

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