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Tag Archives: Wind Turbine Syndrome
All’s not quiet on the western ridgeline.
By now, most folks in the area know that 23 lawsuits were filed in federal court on behalf of 38 area residents against the Pinnacle wind plant above Keyser, WV. The locals cite mental and physical health problems related to … Continue reading
“We don’t believe we mislead anyone.” – Chapter Two (or Three or Four)
Remember this post from a few days ago? Wind developer canned response #283: “We don’t believe we mislead anyone.” Well, the “didn’t mislead” comment came from none other than Dave Friend, CEO of US WindForce, the developers of the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading
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Sure, wind turbines make people sick … but not all that many. Wait … What?
The Canadian Wind Energy Association just opened the “health impact” door. One might wonder now if the American Wind Energy Association will now be forced to walk through it? Wind Concerns Ontario – News Release October 17/2011-In a dramatic reversal … Continue reading
Wind Turbines – The Test of Time (video)
We thank Joan & John Terry for this video, which is the result of their personal effort to compare the conflicting claims of wind power advocates and wind power detractors. The Terrys describe their trip as “an unofficial, unscientific eleven … Continue reading
“Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Report on a Natural Experiment” – Executive Summary
Thanks to our friends at the excellent resource, Wind Concerns Ontario, for linking us to the Executive Summary of the new book, “Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Report on a Natural Experiment“, published by Dr. Nina Pierpont, MD, PHD. Wind Concerns … Continue reading
AWEA noise study – what you won’t “hear” in the industry funded report.
The Acoustic Ecology Institute commentary, “Wind industry study says no health effects – but omits any mention of sleep disruption” presents an excellent assessment of the recent study issued, and funded by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the … Continue reading
Trade group funded study says allegations of adverse health effects from industrial wind unproven, so why spend the money to see if they’re real. What???
From the “wishing it makes it so” file, the LA Times article claims “Wind turbine noise is not a health risk, says trade group report” Take note that their source is the industrial wind’s own “trade group,” the AWEA, American … Continue reading
From the “that can’t happen here” file: Officials “suppressed warnings that wind turbines can generate noise damaging people’s health for several square miles around.”
From the Industrial Wind Action Group: Officials cover up wind farm noise report The guidance from consultants indicated that the sound level permitted from spinning blades and gearboxes had been set so high – 43 decibels – that local people … Continue reading
Wind Turbine Syndrome: Clinical study of health effects of large wind turbines published
From National Wind Watch: “Wind Turbine Syndrome: Clinical study of health effects of large wind turbines published” Rowe, Mass., Nov. 28, 2009 — Dr. Nina Pierpont, a pediatrician and population biologist in Malone, New York, has announced the publication of … Continue reading