Dr Pamela Kenny, GP, Speaks Out About Adverse Health Impacts of Wind Turbines
Credit: Written by Jordan Day | Ely Weekly News | 27 August 2014 | www.ely-news.co.uk ~~
Dr. Kenny said: “Symptoms reported from around the world include many associated with sleep disturbance, chronic sleep deprivation and stress caused by the audible and inaudible noise of the turbines, including poor concentration and memory, depression, headaches and migraines, increased blood sugar, and increased blood pressure.
“Other symptoms include dizziness, unsteadiness, ear pain, sensations of pressure or fullness in the ears, vertigo, and vibration in the body, particularly the chest.
“People living near to wind farms also report feelings of annoyance, anger and aggression, even panic, and those with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and ADD/ADHD can experience increased agitation.
“We need to stop building wind farms and instead fund other less harmful renewable technologies.”
Plans for the turbines – and all the facilities needed to erect them, including underground electric cabling and site access tracks – have been submitted to East Cambridgeshire District Council. REG Windpower says the new turbines could provide enough renewable energy to power 4,500 homes and that if the proposals are approved a community fund of over £30,000 a year will be created to support local good causes. But protestors say the turbines will “destroy the peace and tranquility” of the area and “wreak havoc” on local wildlife. Residents have until Wednesday, September 3 to have their say on the plans by visiting www.eastcambs.gov.uk.
Source: Written by Jordan Day | Ely Weekly News | 27 August 2014 | www.ely-news.co.uk