British Medical Journal on Wind turbine noise

Posted Category: Health

Paper Published 8 March 2012 in the British Medical Journal on Wind turbine noise

By: Christopher D Hanning, honorary consultant in sleep medicine; Alun Evans, professor emeritus

View the paper at BMJ here.

“The evidence for adequate sleep as a prerequisite for human health, particularly child health, is overwhelming. Governments have recently paid much attention to the effects of environmental noise on sleep duration and quality, and to how to reduce such noise. However, governments have also imposed noise from industrial wind turbines on large swathes of peaceful countryside.”

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