No evidence that wind turbines cause illnesses, expert says

04/16/2013 | Georgia Straight (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Studies from New Zealand and Australia show that health complaints blamed on wind turbines are generally spread by the power of suggestion, writes Canadian academic and environmentalist David Suzuki. A review of available data by a panel created by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection found no scientific evidence to back most claims of the so-called wind turbine syndrome, Suzuki notes. At worst, wind turbines "may cause annoyance and sleep disruption," but these can be easily remedied by setback rules, Suzuki states.

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