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New rule on volume of wind turbines now in effect (wcax - 22 Nov 17)

The Effects of Wind Turbine Noise on Health (Sylvan Lake News - 21 Nov 17)

Wind farms turn woman's home into 'torture chamber' (STV News - 8 Nov 17)

Sleepless Ayrshire woman driven to distraction and forced to sleep in her car thanks to windfarm row (Daily Record - 23 Oct 17)

Scituate selectmen consider shutting down wind turbine (Patriot Ledger - 4 Oct 17)

Scituate Wind turbine noise still a problem for some (Scituate.wickedlocal - 22 Sep 17)

Panel recommends giving Duke Energy 90 days to fix Shirley Wind problems, or risk permit (Green Bay Press-Gazette - 19 Sep 17)

Letter: Savoy wind turbine study is junk science (Berkshire Eagle - 8 Sep 17)

Walkamin resident is keeping tabs on Mt Emerald wind farm through state-of-the-art equipment (Cairns Post - 23 Aug 17)

Giant wind turbines are causing health problems, claim villagers (The Ferret - 16 Aug 17)

Expert warns of adverse health effects from turbines (Ulster Herald - 30 Jul 17)

'Wind turbines can impact human and animal health' (Belfast Live - 22 Jul 17)

International expert to address Donegal wind farm meeting on the human impact of turbine noise (Donegal Now - 13 Jul 17)

Wind turbine syndrome: infrasound and fury (The Australian - 5 Jul 17)

Cork village families settle action against wind turbine operators (Irish Examiner - 14 Jun 17)

Jones questions Premier over wind turbine complaints (Orangeville Citizen - 9 Jun 17)

Eastern El Paso County residents commission studies to fight wind farm (Gazette - 2 Jun 17)

Ontario family says wind turbines have made life a 'nightmare' (Global news - 31 May 17)

Are the wind turbines in El Paso County making residents sick? (fox21news - 23 May 17)

Brain can 'hear' wind farm noise, study finds (Australian - 2 May 17)

Activist Group Threatens To Boycott Samsung (Blackburn News - 20 Apr 17)

Ayrshire pensioner says wind turbines have turned her life into "torture chamber" (Daily Record - 24 Mar 17)

Can wind turbines make you sick? (abc - 24 Mar 17)

Reassurances fail to convince some neighbors El Paso County wind farm is safe (The Gazette - 23 Mar 17)

Massachusetts Clean-Air Group Rails On Local Wind Turbine Installations (Daily Caller - 24 Feb 17)

Carrick pensioner forced to give up dog and move to caravan after wind farm hell (Daily Record - 21 Feb 17)

Wind farm being sued by families admits its liability (Irish Examiner - 6 Feb 17)

They Don't Care If Wind Turbines Make You Sick (Falmouth Patch - 2 Feb 17)

Site visit will weigh concerns about windmill noise (Deerfield Valley News - 28 Jan 17)

Hunterston turbine noise 'acceptable' (Largs and Millport News - 20 Jan 17)

Press Release: High Court order for families forced from homes due to noisy wind turbines (Wind Aware - 4 Jan 17)

Wind Turbine Noise Adversely Impacts Nearby People and Animals (The Energy Collective - 19 Dec 16)

Falmouth USA To Canada Wind Turbine Dirty Secrets (Falmouth Patch - 15 Dec 16)

Irish families win court victory over noise from wind turbines (Seenews - 12 Dec 16)


News Archive back to 2011


Articles and Reports



Why Wind Turbine Sounds are Annoying, and Why it Matters

The impact of wind turbines on suicide

Wealth of Scientific Evidence Shows Wind Turbine Noise Wrecks Sleep & Health

Wind Turbine Noise Obvious Cause of Sleep Deprivation

Undeniable Proof: Wind Turbine Noise Causes Serious Adverse Health Effects

International Standards Organization acknowledges motion sickness from low-frequency oscillatory motion below 1 Hz

Science deniers in the wind industry

Could wind turbines taint area aquifer?

Willem Post: Wind turbine noise adversely impacts people and animals

NOISE: a startling case of two schools in proximity to wind turbines

Industrial Wind Turbine Noise

Considerations Regarding an Acoustic Criterion for Wind Turbines

List of scientific and other literature evidencing the adverse effects of infrasound on animals

"Vibrations of my house, and of the whole valley" (Friends against wind)

"There is no escaping the torture from infrasound emissions from industrial wind turbines." (Friends against wind)

INWG reports

The Misfortune Of Living By A Wind Farm

Brown County CRWE calls for dismissal of Health Director Chua Xiong's determination concerning Shirley Wind

Professional Caution to Brown Co. Board of Health

How the Wind Industry Rigged Noise 'Rules' to Destroy Neighbours' Lives (STT - 22 Jan 16)

Effect of windfarms on human health

Wind Turbine Infrasound: What You Can't Hear Can Really Harm You (STT - 29 Sep 15)

Winds of Justice -Water Contamination and windfarm construction: update and what you can do about it.

Interim Report from the Australian Senate inquiry

Wind-farm workers suffer poor sleep, international studies find

Effect of Wind Turbine Noise on Workers' Sleep Disorder: A Case Study of Manjil Wind Farm in Northern Iran

Top Acoustic Engineer - Malcolm Swinbanks - Experiences Wind Farm Infrasound Impacts, First Hand (STT - 11 May 15)

Big Wind's Dirty Little Secret: Toxic Lakes and Radioactive Waste

Judge Muse Decision to Shut Down Wind Turbines Causing Irreparable Harm

The "irreparable harm to physical and psychological health" from infrasounds of wind turbines is now proven

Wind Turbine Torture
"People are willing to tolerate, approve, and contribute to the torture of their neighbors with the ill effects of wind turbines simply because they have been told by public officials, the media, or green zealots that it is necessary to 'save the planet' from global climate change." March 2015

Evidence on Wind Farms and Human Health February 2015

The harsh reality (by Stop These Things)

Groundbreaking new study shows the link between "wind turbine signature" and health effects

Peer-reviewed study shatters claims that wind turbines are "safe"

Governments should, first and foremost, protect their citizens

Definitive Document - Wind Turbine Noise & Adverse Health Effects, June 2014

Health Effects Related to Wind Turbine Noise Exposure: A Systematic Review (Denmark)

Community Noise Impact Surveys

Infrasound found in homes near windfarm


Negative health effects of noise from industrial wind turbines
Part 1 : Some background
Part 2: The Evidence
Part 3: How the ear and brain process infrasound


A case was found where workers were exposed to epoxy resins through skin contact and it was reported that they experienced reproductive effects, including irregular periods. Women were warned not to have children for two years after exposure where poor or no protective measures were in place when manufacturing or repairing wind turbine blades with epoxy resins (p.32)
Occupational Safety and Health in the Wind Energy Sector


Public officials involved in the investigation, assessment and regulation of environmental noise, or in giving authoritative advice on that matter, are at personal risk of being charged with a serious criminal offence under Australian law, based on international human rights covenants and conventions, if their actions and decisions lead to, or are complicit in, causing prolonged sleep deprivation for residents in excessive noise impacted communities.
Public Officials risk Criminal Charges for Torture


The healthcare practicioner applying the criteria must be licensed to take a medical or health history and to make a diagnosis. Physicians should consider that children are also affected but in ways sufficiently different from adults.
Diagnostic criteria for adverse health effects in the environs of wind turbines - Royal Society of Medicine


Health Canada report and Summary
and responses to it:
"The report contradicts itself and was not peer reviewed"
Professor disputes wind turbine report
Radio interview with an Epidemiologist
Industry led - Government supported
Too little - too late
Data shows windfarm regulations not adequate


Contamination from windfarms
Scotland's Toxic Shock: Wind Farms Poisoning Neighbours (Aug 2014)
Wind turbines contaminate the environment (Jul 2014)
Dr Rachel Connor and the reality of Whitelee windfarm (Oct 2013)
Drinking water near Whitelee windfarm, Scotland, is contaminated (Sep 2013)
A family's story (2010 - 2011)


Wind Turbines can be Hazardous to Human Health

Health effects of windfarms

How does wind turbine noise affect people

Bad science behind wind turbine noise guidelines

Responses to IOA Consultation on ETSU-R-97 and turbines

A Critique of the IoA Treatment of Background Noise

Where ETSU is Silent


Other Groups and Sites


Crook Hill Eco Disaster

21 peer reviewed articles on health and industrial wind turbines

Brown County Citizens

Experts in all aspects of Environmental Health

Friends Against Wind

Health and Safety blog

Stop These Things

Waubra Foundation

Wind Turbine Syndrome




More WHO letters

WHO's Environmental Noise Guidelines for Europe (Letter WCFN)

Freedom of Information Request

Open Letter to the World Health Organisation

Letter to the World Health Organisation


State health department AWOL on wind turbine impacts (The Cap Times - 24 Sep 16)

Letter of complaint to DPEA


Open Letter addressed to the Department of Energy & Climate Change - 17 November
Attachment 1 - Submission to Northern Ireland Assembly Evironment Committee by Pat Swords
Attachment 2 - Non Conformance of Wind turbines to Design and CE Certification Criteria
Attachment 3 - Whitelee Windfarm - a 5-year study of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus aquatic fluxes
recent email correspondence with DECC


Open letter re. water contamination (Aug 2014)




The Misfortune Of Living By A Wind Farm

Misery of Life in Wind Turbine's Pulsing Shadow

Wind Energy war on the High Plains

Infrasound and Low Frequency Noise

Wind and Health by Nathan Brown

French Farmer Sues Wind Farm Over Stressed Cows

Are wind farms really noisy? What does a wind farm sound like?

Windwahn videos

Windbag of Aeolus - from Greece

Downwind - personal stories from Canada

David Mortimer tells the suffering he is experiencing from wind turbines

Wind turbines... what they're doing to people's health, and now it's official

The health impact of wind turbines in the wake of new research

Health Effects

Windmills of your mind

Windfarms, water and the smoking gun



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