Wind turbines don’t harm health, says study
In some parts of the world, citizens who live near wind turbines have raised concerns about “wind turbine syndrome,” which you’d think would be affecting half the population of Denmark by now if it were actually a thing.
But now, reports the Boston Globe, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental protection has released a 164-page report finding that “there is no rigorous research showing that churning turbines or the resulting flickering light and vibrations produce dizziness, nausea, depression, or anxiety.”
That doesn’t mean you’d want to live right under a wind turbine — some models can be loud, and renewable or not, they’re still big pieces of industrial machinery.
- Report: Wind turbines don’t cause health problems , The Boston Globe
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