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Responses of dispersing GPS-tagged Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) to multiple wind farms across Scotland
Scotland, Wildlife

How Green Mandates Are Undermining the Affordability and Reliability of Electricity
Author:  Power the Future
California, Economics, New Mexico, Technology, Texas, U.S.

Coastal and offshore based wind power may be a significant contributor of micro and nano sized particles containing BPA and other harmful chemicals to the environment through leading edge erosion
Author:  Green Warriors of Norway (Norges Miljøvernforbund)

Emissions from corrosion protection systems of offshore wind farms: Evaluation of the potential impact on the marine environment
Author:  Kirchgeorg, Torben; Bell, Anna Maria; et al.

Petition for Judicial Review, Summit Ridge Wind Farm
Author:  Friends of the Columbia Gorge; Oregon Wild; and Central Oregon Landwatch
Environment, Law, Oregon, Wildlife

Behavioral patterns of bats at a wind turbine confirm seasonality of fatality risk
Author:  Goldenberg, Shifra; Cryan, Paul; Gorresen, Paulo; and Fingersh, Lee
Colorado, Wildlife

Relative energy production determines effect of repowering on wildlife mortality at wind energy facilities
California, Wildlife

Migrating whooping cranes avoid wind-energy infrastructure when selecting stopover habitat
Author:  Pearse, Aaron; Metzger, Kristine; Brand, David; Shaffer, Jill; Bidwell, Mark; and Harrell, Wade

Sources and Uses of Minerals for a Clean Energy Economy: Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Energy Committee
Author:  Mills, Mark
Economics, Environment, Technology, U.S.

Cardiologist investigation and response to industrial wind turbines in the rural residential countryside regarding concerns of adverse health effects
Author:  Johnson, Ben
Health, Iowa, Noise

Systematic review and meta-analysis of wind turbine noise effects on sleep using validated objective and subjective sleep assessments
Author:  Liebich, Tessa; et al.
Health, Noise

Wind turbines and solar farms drive down house prices
Author:  Koster, Hans; and Dröes, Martijn
Netherlands, Property values

Wind Power and Clean Energy Policy Perspectives
Author:  Benton, Wash., Public Utility District
Grid, Washington

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

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