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A laboratory study on the effects of wind turbine noise on sleep: results of the polysomnographic WiTNES study
Author:  Smith, Michael; Ögren, Mikael; Thorsson, Pontus; Hussain-Alkhateeb, Laith; Pedersen, Eja; Forssén, Jens; Ageborg Morsing, Julia; and Persson Waye, Kerstin
Health, Noise, Sweden

Assessing the effect of wind farms in fauna with a mathematical model
Author:  Refoyo Román, Pablo; Olmedo Salinas, Cristina; and Muñoz Araújo, Benito

Bird collisions at wind turbines in a mountainous area related to bird movement intensities measured by radar
Author:  Aschwanden, Janine; et al.
Switzerland, Wildlife

On a collision course? The large diversity of birds killed by wind turbines in South Africa
Author:  Perold, V.; Ralston-Paton, S.; and Ryan, P.
South Africa, Wildlife

Mortality limits used in wind energy impact assessment underestimate impacts of wind farms on bird populations
Author:  Schippers, Peter; et al.
Netherlands, Wildlife

Confirming Tonality at Residences Influenced by Wind Turbines
Author:  Palmer, William
Noise, Ontario, Technology

Determination of Acoustic Compliance of Wind Farms
Author:  Cooper, Steven; and Chan, Christopher
Noise, Technology

Wildlife and infrastructure: Impact of wind turbines on bats in the Black Sea coast region
Author:  Măntoiu, Dragos; et al.
Romania, Wildlife

Green Energy Truths — Report from the Front Lines of Vermont
Author:  Smith, Annette
Environment, Health, Vermont

How does wind project performance change with age in the United States?
Author:  Hamilton, Sofia; et al.
Economics, Technology, U.S.

Malitsch and Mangold v. Penn Forest Township Zoning Hearing Board
Author:  Court of Common Pleas, Carbon County, Pa., Civil Division
Law, Noise, Pennsylvania, Siting

Laboratory study on the effects of wind turbine noise on sleep: results of the polysomnographic WiTNES study
Author:  Smith, Michael; et al.

Renewable energy development threatens many globally important biodiversity areas
Author:  Rehbein, Jose; et al.
Environment, Wildlife

Dixie the Dolphin
Author:  Ward, Lyndsey
Environment, Wildlife

Industrial Wind Turbine Seismic Source
Author:  West, Michael
Noise, Ontario, Regulations

Prevalence of wind farm amplitude modulation at long-range residential locations
Author:  Hansen, Kristy; Nguyen, Phuc; Zajamšek, Branko; Catcheside, Peter; and Hansen, Colin
Australia, Noise

Why “Ground Factor” Matters
Author:  Overland, Carol
Minnesota, Noise, Regulations, Technology

More than 13.9 million trees felled in Scotland for wind development, 2000–2019
Author:  Scottish Forestry
Environment, Scotland

Santé des hommes et des animaux face aux infrasons produits par les éoliennes
Author:  Various
Health, Noise

Renewables, land use, and local opposition in the United States
Author:  Gross, Samantha; and Brookings Institution
Aesthetics, Economics, Environment, General, Property values, Siting, Technology, U.S., Wildlife

Decade of Constraint Payments
Author:  Renewable Energy Foundation
Economics, Scotland

Wind leasing: an all or none proposition
Author:  Thompson, Gene
Economics, Law, Ohio, U.S.

Letter from City of Rio Dell to County of Humboldt Planning Commission in opposition to wind energy project
Author:  City of Rio Dell, Calif.
Aesthetics, California, Impacts

Wind Energy Conversion Systems Zoning Ordinance
Author:  Monitor Township, Bay County, Mich.
Michigan, Noise, Ordinances, Siting

Case studies that have convinced me that industrial wind turbines make people sick
Author:  Acker, William
Health, Noise

Three estimates of decommissioning cost
Author:  Various
Economics, Michigan, Minnesota

Couple statements about reliability and cost
Author:  Northern Indiana Public Service Company
Economics, Grid, Indiana

South Australia Wind Farm Guidelines Consultation
Author:  Cooper, Steven
Australia, Noise, Regulations

Investigation of the unpleasantness of infrasound combined with audio sound using psychoacoustic scaling methods
Author:  Burke, Elisa; et al.
Health, Noise

Frequency characteristics of oppressive and vibratory feeling to low-frequency sound
Author:  Morinaga, Makoto; et al.
Health, Noise

Use of synthesised or actual wind turbine noise for subjective evaluation purposes
Author:  Cooper, Steven
Noise, Technology

Iowa Farmer
Author:  Pichan, Stave
Aesthetics, Human rights, Impacts, Iowa, Michigan, Videos

Simplified method for determination of “amplitude modulation” of audible and inaudible wind turbine noise
Author:  Cooper, Steven
Noise, Technology

Wind turbine audibility and noise annoyance in a national U.S. survey: Individual perception and influencing factors
Author:  Haac, T. Ryan; et al.
Noise, U.S.

Silent Menace (Part 2 of 2): Wind Turbine Infrasound – What You Can’t Hear Can Hurt You
Author:  Deever, Donald Allen
Health, Noise, Wildlife

Avian vulnerability to wind farm collision through the year: Insights from lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus) tracked from multiple breeding colonies
Author:  Thaxter, Chris; et al.
England, Wildlife

Pilot study on perceived sleep acceptability of low-frequency, amplitude modulated tonal noise
Author:  Hansen, Kristy; Nguyen, Phuc; Zajamšek, Branko; Micic, et al.
Health, Noise

Epidemiological study on long-term health effects of low-frequency noise produced by wind power stations in Japan
Author:  Ishitake, Tatsuya; Norimatsu, Yoshitaka; and Hara, Kunio
Health, Japan, Noise

Influence evaluation of infrasound by using both of biological information and infrasound sensors in the vicinity of wind turbine facilities
Author:  Nagamatus, Megumi; and Yamamoto, Masa-yuki
Health, Noise, Technology

In situ measured facade sound insulation of wind turbine sound
Author:  Thorsson, Pontus
Noise, Regulations, Sweden, Technology

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