Reason trumps fear in Australian debate on wind energy and sound
A recently released report from Australia’s Senate Committee on Environment and Communications helps to set the record straight on wind energy and sound.
Senators John Madigan and Nick Xenophon introduced a bill called the ‘Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment – (Excessive Noise from Wind Farms) Bill 2012′ intended to limit wind energy development because of claims of health effects from wind turbines. However, the Senate committee that considered it ultimately rejected it.
Why? Because ...