Wind Energy Does Not Make People Sick

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According to a new study from Iowa, researchers find little scientific evidence to support claims of health problems caused by wind turbines.

Official Press Release Iowa Policy Project:

Report: Science Doesn't Support Health Worries on Wind

Despite anecdotal claims, studies find few, if any, effects

As the number of wind turbines continues to grow across Iowa, researchers who evaluate public health hazards continue to find little scientific evidence to support claims of health problems caused by wind turbines. “With the rapid expansion of wind energy, some neighbors to wind turbines have claimed the sound has affected their health. While — to some — the sound might be annoying, research studies have established no adverse health effects,” said Peter Thorne, a professor and head of the University of Iowa Department of Occupational and Environmental Health. In just over 20 years, global wind electricity generating capacity has increased 88 fold — from 6,100 megawatts... ... More: Official Press Release Iowa Policy Project

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