Public comments part of Health Canada-Statistics Canada review
A study on the noise and health effects of wind turbines will be conducted by Health Canada and Statistics Canada following complaints from people living in the area of such installations.
“This study is in response to questions from residents living near wind farms about possible health effects of low-frequency noise generated by wind turbines,” said Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq in a release Tuesday.
The study will look at the relationship between complaints about noise and health effects with what has been “objectively measured” in people living near wind power installations, the release said.
Health Canada said the study is being designed with external experts in areas including:
- Health assessment.
- Clinical medicine.
- Epidemiology. Read article