State will consider turbine health concerns
Several residents of Falmouth who'd made the drive from Cape Cod for the meeting enumerated the headaches, vertigo and loss of sleep that wind turbines have caused in their neighborhood, stirring the concern of others in the audience.
"I think it's time we stopped putting human beings at risk for technology," said Lee resident Deidre Consolati.
February 29, 2012
by Amanda Korman
in Berkshire Eagle Staff
LEE -- Facing a barrage of criticism from wind-turbine opponents, state officials promised to take into account citizens' concerns as they form plans for the future of the contentious alternative energy source in Massachusetts.
Anxieties about how sounds produced by wind turbines affect the health of those who live nearby dominated the last of three public forums the state held Tuesday night at Lee Middle and High School.
Representatives from the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Public Health (DPH) were seeking the public's responses to a recent report they commissioned from an independent panel of scientists... [continue via Web link]