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U.K. petition to investigate wind turbine noise and revise measurement standards

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to set up an independent working party of acousticians and medical experts to fully explore the problems of wind turbine noise and the health consequences as ETSU-R-97, the measurement presently used, is invalid and does not protect our communities from unbearable noise pollution.

Submitted by Julie Hauserman of Appleton Wiske

Deadline to sign up by: 16 April 2010

http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/ETSU-R97Failings/ [1]

ETSU-R-97 is woefully out of date for measuring noise generated by current wind turbines & not fit for purpose and any wind turbine development planned or proposed using ETSU-R-97 should be cancelled immediately.

ETSU-R-97 is: