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News articles about wind turbine noise and health  

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Milner, Catherine (25 January 2004), “Wind farms ‘make people sick who live up to a mile away”, Telegraph

Keller, James (13 May 2006), “Family says turbine vibrations made them ill enough to move”, Hamilton Spectator

Kriz, Kathy (12 October 2006), “Could Wind Turbines Be A Health Hazard?”, WHAM-TV

“Quietly sounding alarm; Forced from home after noise from wind farm turbines made family sick, d’Entremont telling others his story”, Chronicle Herald, 27 August 2007

St. James, Janet (29 July 2008), “Neighbors claim wind turbine makes them ill”, WFAA-TV

“Wind turbines cause health problems, residents say”, CTV, 28 September 2008

Keen, Judy (3 November 2008), “Neighbors at odds over noise from wind turbines”, USA Today

Tilkin, Dan (14 November 2008), “Wind farms: Is there a hidden health hazard?”, KATU-TV

Sudekum Fisher, Maria (3 February 2009), “NW Missouri man sues Deere, wind energy company”, Associated Press

Takeda, Tsuyoshi (6 February 2009), “Something in the Wind as Mystery Illnesses Rise”, Asahi Shimbun

Blaney Flietner, Maureen. Bobvila.com, Green Backlash: The Wind Turbine Controversy

Nelson, Bob (2 March 2009), “Wind farms: Interview of Malone and Johnsburg residents”, Morning Show, KFIX

Mills, Erin (8 March 2009), “Loud as the wind: Wind tower neighbors complain of noise fallout”, East Oregonian

Miller, Scott. A-News, CTV Globe Media, Wind Turbines Driving People From Their Homes

Tremonti, Anna Maria (14 April 2009), “Wind Turbines: Health”, The Current, CBC Radio One

“Wind turbines causing health problems, some Ont. residents say”, CBC News. April 14, 2009

Buurma, Christine (21 April 2009), “Noise, Shadows Raise Hurdles For Wind Farms”, Wall Street Journal

“Reports of wind farm health problems growing”, CTV Toronto, 22 April 2009

“Formal study needed into health effects of wind turbines, doctor says”, CBC News, 23 April 2009

Miller, Scott. A-News, CTV Globe Media, Daughter’s Earaches Blamed On Wind Farm

Epp, Peter (5 May 2009), Survey points to health woes arising from wind turbines

Mayne, Paul (7 May 2009), “Is public’s health blowing in the wind?”, Western News

Delaney, Joan (13 May 2009), “Wind turbines blamed for adverse health effects”, The Epoch Times

Alteri, Beth (15 May 2009), “Does wind turbine noise affect your sleep or health?”, WLBZ2

Hale, Caleb (23 May 2009), “Health can be a key issue when living near wind farm”, Southern Illinoisan

Hessling, Kate (4 June 2009), “Solutions sought for turbine noise”, Huron Daily Tribune

Boles, Stephen (7 June 2009), “Wind Turbine Syndrome: Are wind farms hazardous to human health?”, Red, Green and Blue

Kart, Jeff (11 June 2009), “Wind turbine noise is rattling some residents in Michigan’s Thumb”, Bay City Times

Walsh, Bill (19 June 2009), “Wind Farms Ruining Quality of Life?”, WNEM

Hundertmark, Susan (24 June 2009), “St. Columban residents get informed on wind turbine health concerns”, Lucknow Sentinel

Yoshida, Noriyuki; Yasuda, Koichi (1 July 2009), “Wind power has its own environmental problems”, Daily Yomiuri

“Wind turbine noise ‘forces’ couple out”, ABC News, 15 July 2009

Pagano, Margareta (2 August 2009), “Are wind farms a health risk? US scientist identifies ‘wind turbine syndrome”, The Independent

Martin, Daniel (2 August 2009), “Living near a wind farm can cause heart disease, panic attacks and migraines”, Daily Mail

Stewart, Linda (3 August 2009), “Is it dangerous to live close to wind turbines?”, Belfast Telegraph

Woodrow, Shane (6 August 2009), “Windfarm Research”, WIN TV

Ravana, Anne (7 August 2009), “Discontent of Mars Hill Residents Leads to Lawsuit Against First Wind”, Maine Public Broadcasting Network

Baca, Nathan (11 August 2009), “Migraine, Wind Turbine Connection Still Being Examined”, KESQ

Lynds, Jen (12 August 2009), “Mars Hill windmills prompt civil lawsuit”, Bangor Daily News

“Electricity nightmares”, Nine-MSN, 14 August 2009

“Wind Victims Gagged and Silenced in Ontario”, Wind Concerns Ontario, 16 August 2009

“Pyrenees Shire questions wind farm noise”, ABC News, 18 August 2009

Wilson, Lauren (22 August 2009), “Farmers flee as turbines trigger despair”, The Australian

Wilson, Lauren (24 August 2009), “No relief for land owners affected by wind farms”, The Australian

“Govt urged to probe wind farm illness claims”, ABC News, 28 August 2009

“Qld noise experts to test Waubra wind farm”, ABC News, 4 September 2009

Hall, Cheryl (4 September 2009), “Wind Farms causing head spins”, Stateline Victoria, ABC

Reading, Lyndal (7 September 2009), “Anger over wind turbine noise”, Weekly Times

“Wind turbines still a problem for some”, Chatham Daily News, 22 September 2009

Brown, Judy (30 September 2009), “Wind turbines generate health, farming concerns”, Farm Country. 

Stevens, Kim (15 October 2009), “Health check at Waubra wind farm”, The Courier

Whittle, Julian (22 October 2009), “Living near turbines is ‘mental torture’, Carlisle inquiry told”, News & Star

Vivian, Richard (12 November 2009), “Answers definitely not blowing in the wind”, Orangeville Banner

Vivian, Richard (16 November 2009), “No proven link exists between wind turbines, health problems”, Orangeville Banner

Vivian, Richard (19 November 2009), “MOE pledges ongoing research on turbines, health”, Orangeville Banner

“Wind power health effects queried by municipal group”, CBC News, 18 November 2009

Annis, Robert (19 November 2009), “Boone County looking into wind farm health fears”, Indianapolis Star

Crosby, Don (20 November 2009), “Bruce seeks wind turbine health study”, Owen Sound Sun Times

Lam, Tina (24 November 2009), “Living by wind farms no breeze, some say”, Detroit Free Press

“Govt to study effects of wind farms on health”, Yomiuri Shimbun, 29 November 2009

Leake, Jonathan, and Byford, Harry (13 December 2009), “Officials cover up wind farm noise report”, Sunday Times

White, Leslie (24 December 2009), “Report critical of wind farms”, Weekly Times

Braithwaite, Chris (30 December 2009), “Wind tower neighbor bought out for health reasons”, Chronicle

Schliesmann, Paul (16 January 2010), “Wind turbines: Expert says people are suffering health problems from being too close to structures”, Whig-Standard

“Sickness claims prompt study of wind turbines”, Asahi Shimbun, 19 January 2010

Squair, Sylvia (4 February 2010), Throwing Caution to the Wind

Hall, Cheryl (19 February 2010), “Claims of wind farm illness”, Stateline Victoria, ABC News

Bryce, Robert (1 March 2010), “The Brewing Tempest Over Wind Power”, Wall Street Journal

“Govt to investigate wind farm complaints”, ABC News, 4 March 2010

“Wind Farms Causing Health Problems?”, Fox Business, 4 March 2010

Gray, Louise (6 March 2010), “Noise complaints about one in six wind farms”, Telegraph

Martin, Steve (16 March 2010), “Wind Turbine Syndrome with Dr Nina Pierpont”, Ballarat Mornings, ABC Victoria

Snyder, Paul (1 April 2010), “Landowners sue Invenergy over Forward Wind Energy Center”, Daily Reporter

Spolar, Matthew (12 April 2010), “Effects of turbines in question”, Concord Monitor

Kottke, Colleen (18 April 2010), “Oakfield couple files PSC complaint over wind farm”, Fond du Lac Reporter

Roper, Matt (19 April 2010), “Couple driven out by noisy wind turbines sue for £380,000”, Daily Mirror

“Lincolnshire windfarm rejected to help autistic boys”, BBC News, 27 April 2010

Oike, Yuki Tsuruta (30 April 2010), Japanese conference against big wind

Mulholland, Jessica (1 March 2010), “Are Wind Farms a Health Risk?”, Governing

Snyder, Paul (6 May 2010), “Wind farm property sells at sheriff’s sale”, Daily Reporter

O’Gorman, Josh (7 May 2010), “Hospital hosts wind debate”, Rutland Herald

Craddock, Chelsea (16 May 2010), “Hospital shows off balance center”, Watertown Daily Times

De Long, L. Sam (26 May 2010), “Another health problem caused by turbines”, Watertown Daily Times [letter]

AAP (27 May 2010), “Sick residents claim wind farm ‘torture’”, Herald Sun

“Homeowners File Lawsuit Over Wind Turbines”, WNEM, 28 May 2010

Weaver, Alex (29 May 2010), “An ill wind blows in”, The Standard

McConville, Christine (2 June 2010), “Falmouth wind-turbine noise has local residents whirling”, Boston Herald

Simpson, Barbara (2 June 2010), “A quiet room of their own: Residents impacted by wind turbines sleep in Delhi”, Delhi News-Record

Sellars, Paul (3 June 2010), “Wind turbine illness claims”, Weekly Times

Lazzaro, Kellie (5 July 2010), “Residents reject wind farm health findings”, ABC News

“Family First Senator seeks enquiry into health effects of wind farms”, Australia.to News, 27 July 2010

Hugus, Elise R. (27 July 2010), “Bylaw in the Works to Regulate Turbine Noise”, The Enterprise

Learn, Scott (21 October 2010), “Oregon Public Health office decides it’s time to study health effects of wind turbines”, The Oregonian

Hessling, Kate (23 October 2010), “Dates set for wind lawsuit”, Huron Daily Tribune

Conroy, Rick (5 November 2010), “Unity of knowledge (Leading experts pool their most recent understanding of the harm of industrial wind turbines on human health)”, Wellington Times

Afflick, Rachel (10 November 2010), “Doctor calls for halt to Leonards Hill wind farm development”, The Advocate

Gullifer, Brendan (12 November 2010), “Wind turbines force Glenbrae family out of home”, The Courier

Dick, Alan (29 November 2010), “Wind farm critics slam ‘all in the mind’ games”, The Land

Gullifer, Brendan (2 December 2010), “Wind-farm health fears grow”, The Courier

Crosby, Don (3 December 2010), “Lynn to outline wind study”, The Sun Times. 

Sher, Jonathan (13 December 2010), “MOH targets ill effects of turbines”, The London Free Press

Ladgrove, Petria (21 December 2010), “Are wind turbines bad for your health?”, ABC North and West SA

“Waubra resident on 24-hour check”, The Courier, 1 January 2011

Rosenfeld, David (6 January 2011), “Noise Complaints Draw Opposition to Wind Farms”, Miller-McCune

“Waubra resident tells court of wind farm “hell”", The Courier, 18 January 2011

Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick (22 January, 2011), “‘Noise from windfarm is affecting my health’”, Manchester Evening News

Patterson, Troy (25 January, 2011), “‘Stray voltage an ongoing issue in wind farm areas’”, Kincardine News

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