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News articles about wind turbine noise and health

Milner, Catherine (25 January 2004), “Wind farms ‘make people sick who live up to a mile away” [1], Telegraph

Keller, James (13 May 2006), “Family says turbine vibrations made them ill enough to move” [2], Hamilton Spectator

Kriz, Kathy (12 October 2006), “Could Wind Turbines Be A Health Hazard?” [3], WHAM-TV

“Quietly sounding alarm; Forced from home after noise from wind farm turbines made family sick, d’Entremont telling others his story” [4], Chronicle Herald, 27 August 2007

St. James, Janet (29 July 2008), “Neighbors claim wind turbine makes them ill” [5], WFAA-TV

“Wind turbines cause health problems, residents say” [6], CTV, 28 September 2008

Keen, Judy (3 November 2008), “Neighbors at odds over noise from wind turbines” [7], USA Today

Tilkin, Dan (14 November 2008), “Wind farms: Is there a hidden health hazard?” [8], KATU-TV

Sudekum Fisher, Maria (3 February 2009), “NW Missouri man sues Deere, wind energy company” [9], Associated Press

Takeda, Tsuyoshi (6 February 2009), “Something in the Wind as Mystery Illnesses Rise” [10], Asahi Shimbun

Blaney Flietner, Maureen. Bobvila.com, Green Backlash: The Wind Turbine Controversy [11]

Nelson, Bob (2 March 2009), “Wind farms: Interview of Malone and Johnsburg residents” [12], Morning Show, KFIX

Mills, Erin (8 March 2009), “Loud as the wind: Wind tower neighbors complain of noise fallout” [13], East Oregonian

Miller, Scott. A-News, CTV Globe Media, Wind Turbines Driving People From Their Homes [14]

Tremonti, Anna Maria (14 April 2009), “Wind Turbines: Health” [15], The Current, CBC Radio One

“Wind turbines causing health problems, some Ont. residents say” [16], CBC News. April 14, 2009

Buurma, Christine (21 April 2009), “Noise, Shadows Raise Hurdles For Wind Farms” [17], Wall Street Journal

“Reports of wind farm health problems growing” [18], CTV Toronto, 22 April 2009

“Formal study needed into health effects of wind turbines, doctor says” [19], CBC News, 23 April 2009

Miller, Scott. A-News, CTV Globe Media, Daughter’s Earaches Blamed On Wind Farm [20]

Epp, Peter (5 May 2009), Survey points to health woes arising from wind turbines [21]

Mayne, Paul (7 May 2009), “Is public’s health blowing in the wind?” [22], Western News

Delaney, Joan (13 May 2009), “Wind turbines blamed for adverse health effects” [23], The Epoch Times

Alteri, Beth (15 May 2009), “Does wind turbine noise affect your sleep or health?” [24], WLBZ2

Hale, Caleb (23 May 2009), “Health can be a key issue when living near wind farm” [25], Southern Illinoisan

Hessling, Kate (4 June 2009), “Solutions sought for turbine noise” [26], Huron Daily Tribune

Boles, Stephen (7 June 2009), “Wind Turbine Syndrome: Are wind farms hazardous to human health?” [27], Red, Green and Blue

Kart, Jeff (11 June 2009), “Wind turbine noise is rattling some residents in Michigan’s Thumb” [28], Bay City Times

Walsh, Bill (19 June 2009), “Wind Farms Ruining Quality of Life?” [29], WNEM

Hundertmark, Susan (24 June 2009), “St. Columban residents get informed on wind turbine health concerns” [30], Lucknow Sentinel

Yoshida, Noriyuki; Yasuda, Koichi (1 July 2009), “Wind power has its own environmental problems” [31], Daily Yomiuri

“Wind turbine noise ‘forces’ couple out” [32], ABC News, 15 July 2009

Pagano, Margareta (2 August 2009), “Are wind farms a health risk? US scientist identifies ‘wind turbine syndrome” [33], The Independent

Martin, Daniel (2 August 2009), “Living near a wind farm can cause heart disease, panic attacks and migraines” [34], Daily Mail

Stewart, Linda (3 August 2009), “Is it dangerous to live close to wind turbines?” [35], Belfast Telegraph

Woodrow, Shane (6 August 2009), “Windfarm Research” [36], WIN TV

Ravana, Anne (7 August 2009), “Discontent of Mars Hill Residents Leads to Lawsuit Against First Wind” [37], Maine Public Broadcasting Network

Baca, Nathan (11 August 2009), “Migraine, Wind Turbine Connection Still Being Examined” [38], KESQ

Lynds, Jen (12 August 2009), “Mars Hill windmills prompt civil lawsuit” [39], Bangor Daily News

“Electricity nightmares” [40], Nine-MSN, 14 August 2009

“Wind Victims Gagged and Silenced in Ontario” [41], Wind Concerns Ontario, 16 August 2009

“Pyrenees Shire questions wind farm noise” [42], ABC News, 18 August 2009

Wilson, Lauren (22 August 2009), “Farmers flee as turbines trigger despair” [43], The Australian

Wilson, Lauren (24 August 2009), “No relief for land owners affected by wind farms” [44], The Australian

“Govt urged to probe wind farm illness claims” [45], ABC News, 28 August 2009

“Qld noise experts to test Waubra wind farm” [46], ABC News, 4 September 2009

Hall, Cheryl (4 September 2009), “Wind Farms causing head spins” [47], Stateline Victoria, ABC

Reading, Lyndal (7 September 2009), “Anger over wind turbine noise” [48], Weekly Times

“Wind turbines still a problem for some” [49], Chatham Daily News, 22 September 2009

Brown, Judy (30 September 2009), “Wind turbines generate health, farming concerns”, Farm Country. 

Stevens, Kim (15 October 2009), “Health check at Waubra wind farm” [50], The Courier

Whittle, Julian (22 October 2009), “Living near turbines is ‘mental torture’, Carlisle inquiry told” [51], News & Star

Vivian, Richard (12 November 2009), “Answers definitely not blowing in the wind” [52], Orangeville Banner

Vivian, Richard (16 November 2009), “No proven link exists between wind turbines, health problems” [53], Orangeville Banner

Vivian, Richard (19 November 2009), “MOE pledges ongoing research on turbines, health” [54], Orangeville Banner

“Wind power health effects queried by municipal group” [55], CBC News, 18 November 2009

Annis, Robert (19 November 2009), “Boone County looking into wind farm health fears” [56], Indianapolis Star

Crosby, Don (20 November 2009), “Bruce seeks wind turbine health study” [57], Owen Sound Sun Times

Lam, Tina (24 November 2009), “Living by wind farms no breeze, some say” [58], Detroit Free Press

“Govt to study effects of wind farms on health” [59], Yomiuri Shimbun, 29 November 2009

Leake, Jonathan, and Byford, Harry (13 December 2009), “Officials cover up wind farm noise report” [60], Sunday Times

White, Leslie (24 December 2009), “Report critical of wind farms” [61], Weekly Times

Braithwaite, Chris (30 December 2009), “Wind tower neighbor bought out for health reasons” [62], Chronicle [63]

Schliesmann, Paul (16 January 2010), “Wind turbines: Expert says people are suffering health problems from being too close to structures” [64], Whig-Standard

“Sickness claims prompt study of wind turbines” [65], Asahi Shimbun, 19 January 2010

Squair, Sylvia (4 February 2010), Throwing Caution to the Wind [66]

Hall, Cheryl (19 February 2010), “Claims of wind farm illness” [67], Stateline Victoria, ABC News

Bryce, Robert (1 March 2010), “The Brewing Tempest Over Wind Power” [68], Wall Street Journal

“Govt to investigate wind farm complaints” [69], ABC News, 4 March 2010

“Wind Farms Causing Health Problems?” [70], Fox Business, 4 March 2010

Gray, Louise (6 March 2010), “Noise complaints about one in six wind farms” [71], Telegraph

Martin, Steve (16 March 2010), “Wind Turbine Syndrome with Dr Nina Pierpont” [72], Ballarat Mornings, ABC Victoria

Snyder, Paul (1 April 2010), “Landowners sue Invenergy over Forward Wind Energy Center” [73], Daily Reporter

Spolar, Matthew (12 April 2010), “Effects of turbines in question” [74], Concord Monitor

Kottke, Colleen (18 April 2010), “Oakfield couple files PSC complaint over wind farm” [75], Fond du Lac Reporter

Roper, Matt (19 April 2010), “Couple driven out by noisy wind turbines sue for £380,000” [76], Daily Mirror

“Lincolnshire windfarm rejected to help autistic boys” [77], BBC News, 27 April 2010

Oike, Yuki Tsuruta (30 April 2010), Japanese conference against big wind [78]

Mulholland, Jessica (1 March 2010), “Are Wind Farms a Health Risk?” [79], Governing

Snyder, Paul (6 May 2010), “Wind farm property sells at sheriff’s sale” [80], Daily Reporter

O’Gorman, Josh (7 May 2010), “Hospital hosts wind debate” [81], Rutland Herald

Craddock, Chelsea (16 May 2010), “Hospital shows off balance center” [82], Watertown Daily Times

De Long, L. Sam (26 May 2010), “Another health problem caused by turbines” [83], Watertown Daily Times [letter]

AAP (27 May 2010), “Sick residents claim wind farm ‘torture'” [84], Herald Sun

“Homeowners File Lawsuit Over Wind Turbines” [85], WNEM, 28 May 2010

Weaver, Alex (29 May 2010), “An ill wind blows in” [86], The Standard

McConville, Christine (2 June 2010), “Falmouth wind-turbine noise has local residents whirling” [87], Boston Herald

Simpson, Barbara (2 June 2010), “A quiet room of their own: Residents impacted by wind turbines sleep in Delhi” [88], Delhi News-Record

Sellars, Paul (3 June 2010), “Wind turbine illness claims” [89], Weekly Times

Lazzaro, Kellie (5 July 2010), “Residents reject wind farm health findings” [90], ABC News

“Family First Senator seeks enquiry into health effects of wind farms” [91], Australia.to News, 27 July 2010

Hugus, Elise R. (27 July 2010), “Bylaw in the Works to Regulate Turbine Noise” [92], The Enterprise

Learn, Scott (21 October 2010), “Oregon Public Health office decides it’s time to study health effects of wind turbines” [93], The Oregonian

Hessling, Kate (23 October 2010), “Dates set for wind lawsuit” [94], Huron Daily Tribune

Conroy, Rick (5 November 2010), “Unity of knowledge (Leading experts pool their most recent understanding of the harm of industrial wind turbines on human health)” [95], Wellington Times

Afflick, Rachel (10 November 2010), “Doctor calls for halt to Leonards Hill wind farm development” [96], The Advocate

Gullifer, Brendan (12 November 2010), “Wind turbines force Glenbrae family out of home” [97], The Courier

Dick, Alan (29 November 2010), “Wind farm critics slam ‘all in the mind’ games” [98], The Land

Gullifer, Brendan (2 December 2010), “Wind-farm health fears grow” [99], The Courier

Crosby, Don (3 December 2010), “Lynn to outline wind study”, The Sun Times. 

Sher, Jonathan (13 December 2010), “MOH targets ill effects of turbines” [100], The London Free Press

Ladgrove, Petria (21 December 2010), “Are wind turbines bad for your health?” [101], ABC North and West SA

“Waubra resident on 24-hour check” [102], The Courier, 1 January 2011

Rosenfeld, David (6 January 2011), “Noise Complaints Draw Opposition to Wind Farms” [103], Miller-McCune

“Waubra resident tells court of wind farm “hell”” [104], The Courier, 18 January 2011

Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick (22 January, 2011), “‘Noise from windfarm is affecting my health'” [105], Manchester Evening News

Patterson, Troy (25 January, 2011), “‘Stray voltage an ongoing issue in wind farm areas'” [106], Kincardine News