Australia: National Health & Medical Research Council says more studies on wind turbine noise is needed

Originally posted on Quixotes Last Stand:

Max Reese — April 2, 2014

The National Health & Medical Research Council has finally published its long awaited Draft Information Paper: Evidence on Wind Farms and Human Health on which the CEO, Professor Warwick Anderson is seeking public comment.

This paper follows years of campaigning for medical and acoustical studies by individuals and groups concerned about health impacts from wind turbine operation. Large multi-national and Australian energy companies, along with global turbine manufacturer Vestas have consistently rubbished claims of adverse health impacts.

Following the release of the Information Paper media reporting almost exclusively concentrated on a statement contained within the paper “There is no reliable or consistent evidence that wind farms directly cause adverse health effects in humans”, failing to report comments such as “The body of evidence relating to wind farms and health is small and poor quality”.

Or that, “Further high quality research is needed – particularly…

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One response to “Australia: National Health & Medical Research Council says more studies on wind turbine noise is needed

  1. I do wish they would research as the Senate asked for in 2011. People are becoming sick but who cares.

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