Public Health & Wind Energy

Energy generation results in environmental impacts, and citizens are often concerned about the impacts to public health and safety. Wind energy opponents often cite health concerns from turbine sound and shadow flicker as reasons to oppose wind development. Scientific studies have debunked these myths, and citizens concerned about their health should know that wind energy does not pollute our water or air.

For more information, watch this YouTube video from the University of Sydney’s School of Public Health: 12 Important Things to Know about Wind Farms and Health.