May 20, 2010
The scientific evidence does not demonstrate any direct causal link between wind turbine noise and adverse health effects according to a new report from Dr. Arlene King, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health.
The report was prepared by the Chief Medical Officer of Health and in consultation with the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health. The report summarizes the scientific evidence on the potential health impacts of wind turbines.
The report concludes that :
"According to the scientific evidence, there isn't any direct causal link between wind turbine noise and adverse health effects."
– Dr. Arlene King, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health
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