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bon echo parkRE NEXTERA (and other) PLANS FOR WIND TURBINE DEVELOPMENT AT ADDINGTON HIGHLANDS

May 28, 2015

NA-PAW (The North American Platform Against Wind Power) represents over 350 N. American groups, and liaises with more than 850 international groups, via the European Platform, EPAW, Europe, AU, Slovenia, as well as some in Asia, and as such, our membership and outreach for current information on wind power issues worldwide s substantial and extremely current.

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http://wcfn.org/

15 May 2015

Submission to the Australian Senate – updated version
WIND TURBINES SELECT COMMITTEE
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Impact of wind turbines on bird and bat populations

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germanyhttp://epaw.org/

The “parliament” of Germany’s medical profession has called on its leaders to support a halt to further wind farm developments near housing until more research has been undertaken into the possible health impacts of low-frequency noise from wind turbines.

The issue was debated at the German Medical Assembly in Frankfurt on Friday and transferred to the executive board of the German Medical Association.

Association policy adviser Adrian Alexander Jakel confirmed a motion calling for ­research had been forwarded to the board “for further action”.

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DÉJÀ VU ALL OVER AGAIN: Canadian Council of Academies (CCA) turbines and health effects study’s deficiencies mirror image of recent Health Canada wind turbine and health studies.

noise pollution healthby Sherri Lange

• “It is finally clear that noise is a significant hazard to public health. Truly, noise is more than just an annoyance.” (From Dr. Arline Bronzaft’s 1978 pamphlet: “Noise: A Health Problem.”)
• “Neighbors are far better acoustic analyzers for determining the quality of their lives versus any acoustic instrument left unattended by an expert.” (Stephen Ambrose, Environmental Sound and Industrial Noise expert.)
• “Is noise the most neglected green issue of our age?” (Bronzaft in promotional material for book Why Noise Matters: A Worldwide Perspective )

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

APRIL 16, 2015

North American Platform Against Wind Power

Ontario Wind Action

Ontario Regional Wind Turbine Working Group

Toronto Wind Action

ANTI WIND GROUPS DECRY CANADIAN COUNCIL OF ACADEMIES’ BOOKEND PIECE TO HEALTH CANADA STUDY ON WIND POWER

by Sherri Lange

“It is finally clear that noise is a significant hazard to public health. Truly, noise is more than just an annoyance.” (From Dr. Arline Bronzaft’s 1978 pamphlet: “Noise: A Health Problem.”)

Ontario anti-wind groups expressed a collective sigh of disappointment with the study results provided by the Canadian Council of Academies’ study results on wind power… Read more

mediaFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APRIL 16, 2015
North American Platform Against Wind Power
Ontario Wind Action
Ontario Regional Wind Turbine Working Group
Toronto Wind Action

By: Sherri Lange

“It is finally clear that noise is a significant hazard to public health. Truly, noise is more than just an annoyance.” (From Dr. Arline Bronzaft’s 1978 pamphlet: “Noise: A Health Problem.”)

Ontario anti-wind groups expressed a collective sigh of disappointment with the study results provided by the Canadian Council of Academies’ study results on wind power and health.

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fayetteCredit: Former Tipton Co. commissioner talks wind farms; Voted for wind farm in Tipton County, now regrets decision | By James Sprague | The News-Examiner

A former Tipton County commissioner shared her experiences with wind farms this week, as one of the final steps in bringing a proposed wind farm to fruition in Fayette County is expected to take place in the near future.

Those experiences detailed by Jane Harper, who served as Tipton County commissioner from 2009 to 2012, range from being a one-time supporter who voted for wind farms to now an advocate against such projects.

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UNDERSTANDING THE EVIDENCE: WIND TURBINE NOISE
The Expert Panel on Wind Turbine Noise and Human Health
By: Council of Canadian Academics – Science Advice in the Public Interest

The CCA supports the status quo for wind turbines. The CCA did not recognize that wind turbines operating in quiet rural communities produce the most significant adverse health effects. This study should not have been hobbled by competing government responsibilities; wind-turbine development incentives, site permitting, and protecting public health. Academic participation does not foster credibility when commissioned to perform consensus building.
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canavanhttp://stopthesethings.com/

Queensland National’s Senator, Matt Canavan gets it. An economist by trade, having worked for the Productivity Commission, he’s got a head for facts and figures. Matt’s reasoned musings have graced the pages of STT a couple times:

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nasa wthttp://cdn.knightlab.com/

Wind industry told that dB(A) unsuitable to measure LFN emissions from wind turbines

Wind industry informed of how to predict annoyance from LFN emissions from wind turbines at Windpower ’87 Conference. Kelley explains how to measure LFN emissions that annoy neighbours of wind farms. Read more