Archive: Adverse Health Effects (101)

Archived articles are listed below from most to least recent. You will find links to even older posts beneath the list.

Punch, James A Four-Decade History of Evidence: Wind Turbines Pose Risks

Wind Turbine Noise and Human Health: A Four-Decade History of Evidence that Wind Turbines Pose Risks “The reviewed evidence overwhelmingly supports the notion that acoustic emissions from Industrial Wind Turbines is a leading cause of Adverse … Read On »

Beversdorf et al. Stress Exposure in Pregnancy Observed in Mothers of Children With Autism, June 2016

“Stress during pregnancy has been linked to several conditions, including some instances of autism spectrum disorder. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have observed a variant of a stress-sensitive gene and exposure … Read On »

Grimm N, Sperm from Stressed Men Can Affect Offspring, June 2016

Stressed-out men can pass on anxiety and depression to their children and grandchildren via their sperm, Australian researchers say. Nick Grimm ABC News Radio, Friday 16 june, 2016 Key points: Excessive stress hormones in a dads … Read On »

McMurtry, Krogh, Diagnostic Criteria for Adverse Health Effects in the Environs of Wind Turbines

Robert Y McMurtry and Carmen ME Krogh Journal of The Royal Society of Medicine Summary In an effort to address climate change, governments have pursued policies that seek to reduce greenhouse gases. Alternative energy, including wind … Read On »

Palmer, W. Wind Turbines – A Changed Environment

6th International Meeting on Wind Turbine Noise Glasgow 20-23 April 2015 Wind Turbines – A Changed Environment William K.G. Palmer TRI-LEA-EM, Canada. Excerpts Summary This paper gives examples of the sound from wind turbines in the … Read On »

VCAT Decision, Metroll Victoria v Snowy Hydro

The following is an excerpt from an Interim Enforcement Order, following complaints that a gas fired power station occupied by Snowy Hydro Ltd caused adverse health effects through unregulated noise and vibration to the employees of … Read On »

McMurtry, R Toward a Case Definition of Adverse Health Effects – Industrial Wind Turbines

Toward a Case Definition of Adverse Health Effects in the Environs of Industrial Wind Turbines Facilitating a Clinical Diagnosis Robert Y. McMurtry Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, August 2011 Abstract: Internationally, there are reports of … Read On »

Thorne, R. The Problems With “Noise Numbers” for Wind Farm Noise Assessment

Bob Thorne, Noise Measurement Services Pty Ltd. Queensland, Australia The Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, August 2011 Abstract: Human perception responds primarily to sound character rather than sound level. Wind farms are unique sound sources and … Read On »

Lawton, C. Noise Control Regulations Related to Wind Energy Facilities

March 2004 Catharine Lawton, of West Bend, Wisconsin, wrote an extensive commentary to the Oregon Department of Energy on proposed noise control regulations related to wind energy facilities in Oregon. (Oregon went on implement the revised … Read On »