Health

Wind Turbines Harm Health

too-close-6A 2010 Ontario government Report on the impact of wind turbines on people's health confirmed...

"The audible sound from wind turbines is expected to result in a non-trivial percentage of persons being highly annoyed...research has shown that annoyance associated with sound from wind turbines can be expected to contribute to stress-related health impacts in some persons."

 

A 2011 Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) court ruling stated…

"This (Kent-Breeze wind power development) case has successfully shown that the debate should not be simplified to one about whether wind turbines can cause harm to humans. The evidence ...demonstrates that they can, if facilities are placed too close to residents. The debate has now evolved to one of degree."

Read the full Report.

 

According to the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Health is "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

 

In rural Ontario, people who live close to industrial wind turbines are suffering ill health.