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Ottawa :: Canada | 2 years ago

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Opponents of wind farms are hailing Health Canada's decision to study the possible connection between noise generated by the towering turbines and adverse health effects reported by people living close to them. Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq

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Stirling :: United Kingdom | 2 years ago

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Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Communities need to be "bribed" to accept more windfarms in the countryside, a Conservative MP has said. Tim Yeo, chair of the Commons energy and climate change select committee, said onshore windfarms needed to be

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Dixon :: CA :: USA | 2 years ago

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The Lee County Board voted Tuesday morning 18-4 against proposed wind energy rules, which would have been more strict than those in place. Meanwhile, Mainstream Renewable Power announced Tuesday that it has applied for 60 wind turbines in Lee County.

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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Wind turbines generating electricity at Horse Hollow Wind Farm Nolan, West Texas, the world's largest wind power project. Photograph: Alamy Large windfarms can increase local night time temperatures by fanning warmer air onto the ground, new research

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Amsterdam :: Netherlands | over 2 years ago

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New defence ministry wind farm rules will hit development Monday 16 April 2012 The defence ministry is poised to extend the protection zone around eight military radar installations from 28 kilometres to 75, because of problems caused by wind

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Washington :: DC :: USA | over 2 years ago

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The Obama administration is offering advice on the best places to put wind farms to reduce the number of birds that die by flying into turbines. A bird advocacy group that lobbied for mandatory standards says the new guidelines

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Alexandria :: IN :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Forest Service plans to outfit six bald eagles with GPS devices to track their "interactions with wind farms." The problem: Eagles and many other birds are smacking into wind turbines and dying. "Despite the many benefits which come from clean wind

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Wa :: Ghana | over 2 years ago

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The two-kilometre right-of-veto in Victoria is supported by anti-wind farm group the Landscape Guardians, which says turbines are causing heart problems, migraines, chronic sleep disturbance and loss of balance. Advertisement: Story continues below

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Falmouth :: MA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Wind turbines do not pose serious health risks to people living nearby, though noise from some turbines could be annoying and cause sleep disruption, a state-appointed panel of experts says in a report Tuesday. The report was commissioned by

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Brisbane :: Australia | over 2 years ago

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Kelsey Munro and Ben Cubby January 18, 2012 Read later There is much stronger public support for wind farms than media coverage would suggest...A peer-reviewed study by Brisbane researchers investigated attitudes to nine wind farms in various stages

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