The Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Environment is seeking feedback on the Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standards for wind energy facility permit applications and the draft planning scheme amendment. https://engage.vic.gov.au/draft-brolga-assessment-and-mitigation-standards Public consultation is open until 18th December 2020. Please make a submission or use the questionnaire provided at the vic.gov link above. … Continue reading Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standard- Nov 2020
Tag: Wind Turbines
Living Near Wind Farms Could Damage Your Hearing-2014
1st October 2014, By Camilla Turner, The Telegraph Source; https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/energy/windpower/11131544/Living-close-to-wind-farms-could-cause-hearing-damage.html The Royal Society publishes new research and warns of the danger that low-frequency sound emitted by wind turbines can pose. Living near wind farms could lead to severe hearing damage or even deafness, according to a new research that warns of potential dangers from low-frequency … Continue reading Living Near Wind Farms Could Damage Your Hearing-2014
Identifying Birds’ Collision Risk With Wind Turbines
Identifying Birds' Collision Risk with Wind Turbines Using a Multidimensional Utilization Distribution Method- Sam Khosravifard, Andrew K. Skidmore, Babak Naimi, Valentijn Venus, Antonio R. Muñoz, Albertus G. Toxopeus Source: Full document Published 27th January 2020 https://wildlife.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wsb.1056 Abstract Renewable energy plays a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, the expansion of wind farms has … Continue reading Identifying Birds’ Collision Risk With Wind Turbines
Understanding Bird Collisions At Wind Farms- 2014
ReviewUnderstanding bird collisions at wind farms: An updated review on the causes and possible mitigation strategies. Ana Teresa Marques a, Helena Batalha, Sandra Rodrigues, Hugo Costa, Maria João Ramos Pereira, Carlos Fonseca, Miguel Mascarenhas, Joana Bernardino AbstractBird mortality due to collisions with wind turbines is one of the major ecological concerns associated with wind farms. … Continue reading Understanding Bird Collisions At Wind Farms- 2014
Bird Deaths From Wind Turbine’s Drop By 72% When One Blade Is Black
20th August, 2020 By Joe Pinkstone, Mailonline, www.dailymail.co.uk Researchers paints a blade black on four wind turbines on island of SmolaResearchers used sniffer dogs to look for bird carcasses underneath the turbinesAfter they were painted, the amount of bird deaths dropped by 72 per cent Painting one blade of a wind turbine makes it easier for … Continue reading Bird Deaths From Wind Turbine’s Drop By 72% When One Blade Is Black
Petition: “Save The Hills Of Gold From 78 Wind Turbines”.
Help us preserve the biodiversity of this highly vulnerable sensitive ecosystem for the benefit of future generations.
Planning Provision VC113 Allows More Powerful Turbines-2014
'The categorisation “minor” camouflages major concessions made by a responsible public official and senior Victorian Government Minister to an industry which is knowingly and deliberately harming rural residents with acoustic pollution from wind turbines. VC113 will inevitably and predictably result in more widespread and severe abuses of human rights, particularly the torture of wind project neighbours from prolonged sleep deprivation.'
Wind Turbines In Plymouth Declared Public Health Nuisance.
'After years of fighting, Plymouth has declared several massive wind turbines a public health nuisance'.
Wind Turbines in Court: What Are the Issues?
'The plaintiffs claim that developers built the project too close to their homes and as a result, have created a number of hazards and adverse health effects, including sleep disturbance, annoyance, headaches, dizziness, vertigo, nausea, motion sickness, bodily sensations, fatigue, stress, depression, memory deficits, inability to concentrate, anxiety and an overall reduced quality of life. The complaint says that these effects are largely due to the shadow flicker and loud noise that comes from the turbines when they are in motion.'
Wind Turbines Infrasound Is Detected 40-60 km From Wind Farms During More Than 50% Of The Measurement Days.
The Finnish Association for Environmental Health, established in 2016, is very concerned about human and animal health in these environments. The association urges the health authorities and politicians to quickly grasp this serious matter. – sytep