23 Jan '12, 11am

“No Evidence” that Wind Turbine Syndrome Actually Exists

“No Evidence” that Wind Turbine Syndrome Actually Exists

This is a Climate Progress repost. The article has been republished with permission. by Zachary Rybarczyk and Stephen Lacey If we want wind to continue growing, more turbines will need to be placed in our communities and close to our backyards. And that will inevitably cause more social friction. Wind supporters cannot discount concerns from local residents about noise and visual impact. With proper communication between developers and communities, many of the potential conflicts can be mitigated or avoided. But there’s a huge difference between concerns of neighbors to wind projects and the faux medical conditions pushed by advocates who claim turbines are a serious threat to human health. Although no conclusive research has shown that wind farms cause health problems, many anti-wind groups have pushed the idea that “Wind Turbine Syndrome” is a widespread problem – elevat...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/01/23/no-evidence-wind-turb...

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