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Unless indicated otherwise, documents presented here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch. These resource documents are shared here to assist anyone wishing to research the issue of industrial wind power and the impacts of its development. The information should be evaluated by each reader to come to their own conclusions about the many areas of debate. • The copyrights reside with the sources indicated. As part of its noncommercial educational effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations.

Date added:  September 24, 2011
Safety, TechnologyPrint storyE-mail story

Response to Emergencies in Wind Turbines

Author:  Potter, George

As fossil fuels become more scarce AND harder to locate and exploit, researchers have explored alternative energy sources such as solar, biofuels, wind, and ocean waves, with more or less positive results, as some of the viable solutions. Of these solutions, wind (aeolic energy) is proving to be a substantially clean and efficient alternative energy source although quite costly because of engineering, fabrication, and exploitation expenditures. EMERGENCY SITUATIONS Fire and personal injury are the principal emergency situations that could affect . . .

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Date added:  June 29, 2011
Health, Michigan, Noise, Ordinances, Regulations, SafetyPrint storyE-mail story

Recommended Update of Sample Zoning for Wind Energy Systems

Author:  MacMillan, William; Punch, Jerry; and Rosenman, Kenneth

On April 16, 2008, a document titled Sample Zoning for Wind Energy Systems was published by the state of Michigan. That document is attached as an appendix. Recent contacts with Michigan state government offices revealed that the state has no current plans to update the guideline. Consequently, we prepared this report in an attempt to inform the public and assist municipalities and counties that are responsible for developing zoning for wind energy systems. We strongly recommend that the state of . . .

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Date added:  March 5, 2011
Australia, Health, Noise, Regulations, SafetyPrint storyE-mail story

Submission to the Australian Federal Senate Inquiry on Rural Wind Farms

Author:  Laurie, Sarah

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. There are reports from around the world of people living adjacent to wind turbine developments becoming unwell with the same range of symptoms 2. The few studies which have been done by concerned medical clinicians have consistently found these problems 3. The medical evidence which exists from Dr Pierpont’s landmark peer reviewed case series cross over study clearly links exposure to turbines with the symptoms being described 4. Not all adjacent residents are affected 5. Some developments . . .

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Date added:  September 17, 2010
Maine, Noise, Ordinances, SafetyPrint storyE-mail story

Town of Phillips, Maine, Wind Energy Facility Ordinance

Author:  Phillips, Maine

Large/Commercial Wind Energy Facility: A single wind turbine with a nameplate capacity of 100 kW or a turbine height (measured to the top of an upright blade) of more than 150 feet. Or a WEF composed of two or more turbines each with a nameplate capacity of 1 kW or more. Or a WEF (of any size or number of turbines) 25% or more of whose power is intended for sale or use by entities or persons other than the . . .

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