Rethinking wind farms
It's not just the "insidious, life-deadening noise," as one letter-writer to the Whig put it, but the fluctuations in air pressure and the vibrations that cause breathing problems, digestive issues, anxiety, headaches, struggles with concentration and disrupted sleep. And then there's the horrifying thought that the windmills could also cause learning disabilities in their children.
July 11, 2012
in The Whig-Standard
After arguing long and loud that their families' health has been put at risk by the Ontario government's pursuit of green energy in form of wind farms, our local opponents of the turbines must be feeling some sense of satisfaction and vindication today.
Last year, the Ontario government halted development of offshore wind farms like the ones off Kingston's shoreline, pending more scientific research into the effects on the health and well-being of those who live and work in their flickering shadows.
And now the federal government has announced that it will pursue such studies. Health... [continue via Web link]