Alerts and Events: Announcements
These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
Announcements, Australia, Health, Noise, Studies •
Source: Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health
This project will use the best available measurements of sleep and physiological activation responses to a range of different noise types to carefully test noise impacts on sleep macro-structure (sleep stage distribution and wake time during the sleep period) and sleep micro-structure (brief arousal and physiological activation responses). Participants who take part in the (CATI) and consent to being contacted about potential further involvement in this project, may be approached to take part in this phase of the study. Residents . . .
Wind Turbine Noise 2021 May 18-21, 2021 e-Conference from Europe: Ninth International Conference on Wind Turbine Noise Accepted abstracts (Presentations will be either oral, poster or part of a workshop session.) A review of different methodologies to measurement of Sound Pressure Level from Wind Farms Payam Ashtiani Efficient management of acoustic studies of large wind farm projects Miguel Ausejo Prieto, Laura Simón Otegui, Rubén García Morales A model to calculate the delta between internal noise with open windows vs external . . .
Announcements, France, Impacts, Press releases •
Source: Collectif Énergie and Vérité
The Collective « Energie et Vérité » (Energie & Truth) was launched on February 22 in Paris, on the initiative of personalities, scientific experts, economists, environment officials. Those persons share the same values concerning the truth about energy, which is one of most important sectors for development in France. This group is determined to put forward arguments free of any ideology, to analyse the studies published, to sort the truth. And to let it be known. The statement assessed by this group . . .
Wind Turbine Noise 2017 May 2-5, 2017 Willem Burger Complex, De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands Download program (topics) Download post-conference report by Dick Bowdler
Announcements, Economics, Environment, Law, Northern Ireland •
Source: Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland
The Department of the Environment has launched ‘Calls for Evidence’ to help inform the scope of forthcoming reviews of strategic planning policy for Development in the Countryside and strategic planning policy for Renewable Energy development. It is anticipated that the evidence received will improve the Department’s understanding of the operation and impact of the existing policy approaches as set out in the Strategic Planning Policy Statement and provide up-to-date evidence on the social, environmental and economic impacts of both strategic . . .
Aesthetics, Announcements, Economics, Maine, Publications •
Source: Meryl L. Moss Media Relations
Winner, General Fiction, New England Book Festival, 2015 Buy at Amazon. Some of America’s most corrupt politicians can be found in the windswept wilds of Maine. The Pine Tree State rates next-to-last in citizens’ trust of their legislators according to the Gallup Poll (April 4, 2014), and the Center for Public Integrity gives the state an F for corruption. Maine politicians appropriate taxpayer funds for their own companies, while governors pass legislation for huge energy projects which they then create . . .
Source: National Wind Watch
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