Monthly Archives: March 2014

“No health impact from windfarms”. BEAM welcomes NHMRC draft report.

A wind turbine at the Hepburn Community Wind Farm on Lenoards Hil

A wind turbine at the Hepburn Community Wind Farm on Lenoards Hil

Residents of Mitchell Shire will be reassured that the proposed Cherry Tree Range wind farm poses no risks to public health. Whilst this had been confirmed through the VCAT process last year, the draft report “Evidence on Windfarms and Human Health” published by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) this week reaffirmed “there is no reliable or consistent evidence that windfarms directly cause adverse health effects in humans”. It is very clear.

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