Recent study adds to wind turbine debate

A recent study commissioned by the American and Canadian Wind Energy Associations found "no evidence"?that wind turbine sounds cause negative health effects to those who live near them. <br> EO file photo

A group of researchers found "no evidence"?that wind turbines' sounds have any adverse physiological effects on people who live close by, according to a recent study - but that goes against some local residents and strong testimony suggesting otherwise.

The study was commissioned by the American and Canadian Wind Energy Associations, both outspoken proponents of wind energy. The two organizations also hand-picked the panel of researchers who released their findings earlier this month.

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