Pondering the Windmill

Rising concern over impact of wind turbine, or windmill, noise is topic for new report in Environmental Health Perspectives.

They’re popping up across the country, wind turbines that turn the air into power. And while there have been concerns in the past over these big-bladed behemoths, the concern that’s popping up these days has more to do with noise, than other worries like bird kills.

In a new report in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, author Nate Steltenrich, a California science writer, explores the rising concern – and growing body of research – on wind turbine noise and its potential impact. As farmers across the country lease out land to windmill builders they have created a solid income stream for their operations. This new research shows that there could be new opposition to turbine building.  Read full article here….


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