June 10, 2013
Health, Massachusetts

Critique of Mass. DEP Wind Turbine Health Impact Study

Hartman, Raymond

Presented to the Zoning Board of Charlestown, Rhode Island, June 5, 2013, and to the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health, July 9, 2013 —

MAJOR FLAWS OF THE HEALTH IMPACT STUDY

Summary:

Having carefully reviewed the Health Impact Study, I find that it fails to rise to the level of reliable scientific research. It is incomplete, biased, distorted and without scientific merit. It should not be used as the basis for public policy.

Its major flaws include the following:

To make this last point more strongly, I selectively quote (and paraphrase when necessary) from the five studies that the Panel deems reliable:

Download original document: ‘Critique of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Planning (DEP) “Wind Turbine Health Impact Study, Report of Independent Expert Panel”, Presented to the Zoning Board of Charlestown, Rhode Island [1]

Download original document: ‘Critique of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Planning (DEP) “Wind Turbine Health Impact Study, Report of Independent Expert Panel”, Presented to the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health [2]

Download original document: “Summary [3]


URL to article:  https://www.wind-watch.org/documents/critique-of-mass-dep-wind-turbine-health-impact-study/


URLs in this post:

[1] Critique of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Planning (DEP) “Wind Turbine Health Impact Study, Report of Independent Expert Panel”, Presented to the Zoning Board of Charlestown, Rhode Island: https://docs.wind-watch.org/Hartman-Mass-DEP-study-RI-130605.pdf

[2] Critique of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Planning (DEP) “Wind Turbine Health Impact Study, Report of Independent Expert Panel”, Presented to the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health: https://docs.wind-watch.org/Hartman-Mass-DEP-study-MA-130709.pdf

[3] Summary: https://docs.wind-watch.org/Hartman-Mass-DEP-study-MA-summary-130709.pdf