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Resource Documents: Impacts (128 items)


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Impact assessments of wind farms on seabird populations that overlook existing drivers of demographic change should be treated with caution
U.K., Wildlife

Effects of Anthropogenic Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on the Early Development of Two Commercially Important Crustaceans, European Lobster, Homarus gammarus (L.) and Edible Crab, Cancer pagurus (L.)
Author:  Harsanyi, Petra; Scott, Kevin; et al.

Hotspots in the grid: Avian sensitivity and vulnerability to collision risk from energy infrastructure interactions in Europe and North Africa
Author:  Gauld, Jethro; et al.
Africa, Europe, Wildlife

Vulnerability of avian populations to renewable energy production
Author:  Conkling, Tara; et al.
California, Canada, Mexico, U.S., Wildlife

Noel Uren and John Zakula v Bald Hills Wind Farm
Author:  Richards, Melinda
Australia, Law, Noise

Unravelling the ecological impacts of large-scale offshore wind farms in the Mediterranean Sea
Author:  Lloret, Josep; et al.
Environment, Wildlife

Responses of birds and mammals to long-established wind farms in India
Author:  Kumara, Honnavalli; et al.
India, Wildlife

Geluid van industriële windturbines: De relatie met gezondheid [Industrial wind turbine noise: the association with human health]
Health, Netherlands, Noise

Wind turbines and adverse health effects: Applying Bradford Hill’s criteria for causation by Anne Dumbrille, Robert McMurtry, and Carmen Krogh – ‘Big Noises: Tobacco and Wind’
Author:  Evans, Alun
Health, Noise

High vulnerability of juvenile Nathusius’ pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus nathusii) at wind turbines
Author:  Kruszynski, Cecilia; Bailey, Liam; Bach, Lothar; Bach, Petra; Fritze, Marcus; Lindecke, Oliver; Teige, Tobias; and Voigt, Christian
Germany, Wildlife

Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) from Submarine Power Cables Can Trigger Strength-Dependent Behavioural and Physiological Responses in Edible Crab, Cancer pagurus (L.)
Author:  Scott, Kevin; Harsanyi, Petra; et al.

Effects of low-frequency noise from wind turbines on heart rate variability in healthy individuals
Author:  Chiu, Chun-Hsiang; et al.
Health, Noise, Taiwan

Evaluation of wind farm noise amplitude modulation synthesis quality
Author:  Nguyen, Phuc; Hansen, Kristy; Zajamšek, Branko; and Catcheside, PeterNguyen, Phuc; Hansen, Kristy; Zajamšek, Branko; and Catcheside, Peter
Australia, Noise

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

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