The following links were received as part of the public comment period. Users are advised to exercise caution when accessing links from sources with which they are not familiar. For more information, see our Important Note.

Links from Federal, State and Provincial Governments:

  1. http://www.maine.gov/dep/ftp/bep/ch375citizen_petition/
  2. http://www.maine.gov/dep/bep/hearing_375.htm
  3. http://www.maine.gov/doc/mfs/windpower/pubs/pdf/AddressingWindTurbineNoise.pdf
  4. http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/dplu/docs/ZA/NoiseMaterial.pdf
  5. http://www.mass.gov/Eoeea/docs/doer/renewables/wind/Public%20Comments_Wind%20On%20State%20Owned%20Lands_Listening%20Session%201_Frank%20Haggerty%20%20Joe%20DeLeo.pdf
  6. http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2011/20110426_windwakes.html
  7. http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/Pages/PSPage400.aspx?oldUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Enidcd%2Enih%2Egov%2Fnews%2Freleases%2F10%2F07%5F28%5F10%2Ehtm
  8. http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/en/news/2009/060901mb2.php
  9. http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/clac_ctte/impact_rural_wind_farms/index.htm
  10. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201011/ldbills/017/11017.1-i.html
  11. http://dnr.wi.gov/environmentprotect/gtfgw/documents/CellulosePrairie.pdf
  12. http://www.nrel.gov/docs/legosti/old/1166.pdf
  13. http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/electricity/epm/epm_sum.html
  14. http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/dnav/pet/hist/mcrexus1A.htm
  15. http://www.cdc.gov/ulcer/history.htm
  16. http://www3.dps.state.ny.us/W/PSCWeb.nsf/All/1008ED2F934294AE85257687006F38BD?OpenDocument
  17. http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/electricity/epm/epm_sum.html
  18. http://www.cdc.gov/ulcer/history.htm

Materials Presented at public and scientific meetings:

  1. http://www.falmouthmass.us/energy/nce%20june6th%20presentation_aam_r2.pdf
  2. http://www.falmouthmass.us/energy/presentation%20wt%20shadow%20flicker%20&%20safety%20-%20fal%20bos%20public%20meeting%202011-06-06.pdf
  3. http://www.slideshare.net/JohnDroz/energy-presentationkey-presentation/TdhgX/

General News Clips:

  1. http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2007/geothermal.html
  2. http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrybell/2011/03/08/wind-energys-overblown-prospects/?partner=daily_newsletter
  3. http://www.world-spectator.com/news/newsid35.html
  4. http://www.azocleantech.com/news.aspx?newsID=8945
  5. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/sick-residents-claim-wind-farm-torture/story-e6frf7jx-1225872221814
  6. http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/business/story/0,,27154529-36418,00.html
  7. http://news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,,27119216-2862,00.html
  8. http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/business/story/0,,26984016-36418,00.html
  9. http://news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,,26876860-3102,00.html
  10. http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,,26804242-11949,00.html
  11. http://www.acousticecology.org/newsarchive/newsarchiveurban.html
  12. http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/fayette/s_573705.html
  13. http://www.pantagraph.com/articles/2008/04/17/news/doc4807500d59725857996033.txt
  14. http://external.bangordailynews.com/windfarm/FoxIslandWindComplianceLetter.pdf
  15. http://bangordailynews.com/2010/11/23/business/dep-vinalhaven-wind-turbines-too-loud/
  16. http://www.michigansthumb.com/articles/2010/10/26/news/local_news/doc4cc6ba6b38435240700870.txt
  17. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121426594353898543.html
  18. http://knox.villagesoup.com/column/columnpost/wind-turbine-noise-an-independent-assessment/349558
  19. http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/10634
  20. http://randacoustics.com/wind-turbine-sound/wind-turbines-published-articles/wind-turbine-noise-an-independent-assessment/
  21. http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-16-nina-pierpont-quest-to-sound-the-alarm-on-wind-turbine-syndrome
  22. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/16/usa-coal-study-idUSN1628366220110216
  23. http://intellagence.eu.com/acoustics2008/acoustics2008/cd1/data/articles/002964.pdf
  24. http://www.bccrwe.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=146:wind-energys-overblown-prospects&catid=30:the-community
  25. http://www.startribune.com/opinion/otherviews/123661329.html
  26. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121055427930584069.html
  27. http://www.startribune.com/opinion/otherviews/123661329.html
  28. http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/45730.html

Concerned Citizens Links:

  1. http://concernedcitizens.homestead.com/files/windfarms/Hartsville/Hartsville_Draft_L.L._No._2_2009.2.pdf
  2. http://concernedcitizens.homestead.com/files/windfarms/Town_of_Cherry_Valley_11-09-06.pdf
  3. http://concernedcitizens.homestead.com/index.html
  4. http://concernedcitizens.homestead.com/files/windfarms/Potter_Co._wind_law_Oct07.jpg
  5. http:/www.noisefree.org/monitor.pdf
  6. http://concernedcitizens.homestead.com/files/windfarms/Nordex_N80_infrasound_specs_2004.pdf
  7. http://concernedcitizens.homestead.com/files/windfarms/noise.html

Wind-Watch Links:

  1. http://www.wind-watch.org/
  2. http://docs.wind-watch.org/schleede-terms.PDF
  3. http://docs.wind-watch.org/vad-press-release-070531.pdf
  4. http://docs.wind-watch.org/Laurie-Australia-Senate-submission-final.pdf
  5. http://www.wind-watch.org/press-070402.php
  6. http://www.wind-watch.org/documents/?p=588
  7. http://www.wind-watch.org/documents/wind-farm-noise-and-regulations-in-the-eastern-united-states/
  8. http://www.wind-watch.org/documents/wp-content/uploads/wtn2007_abstracts.pdf
  9. http://www.wind-watch.org/news/category/locations/americas/us/maine/
  10. http://www.wind-watch.org/news/2011/04/16/wind-turbine-syndrome-is-infrasound-the-cause/
  11. http://www.wind-watch.org/news/category/locations/americas/us/michigan/
  12. http://www.wind-watch.org/documents/european-setbacks-minimum-distance-between-wind-turbines-and-habitations/

Wind Wise Links:

  1. http://windwisema.org/
  2. http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102534574528-26/Catalogue+of+Documents+Regarding+Adverse+Health+Impacts+from+Wind+Turbines.pdf
  3. http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102534574528-28/DEP+DPH+Additional+Supporting+Documentation.pdf
  4. http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102534574528-29/DEP+DPH+Letter.pdf
  5. http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102534574528-30/July+20+cover+letter.pdf
  6. http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102534574528-32/Phillips-cv.pdf

Wind Action Links:

  1. http://www.windaction.org/
  2. http://www.windaction.org/documents/28175
  3. http://www.windaction.org/?module=uploads&func=download&fileId=1650
  4. http://www.windaction.org/documents/4281
  5. http://batr.net/cohoctonwindwatch/08-08-26%20Kamperman-James,%20%28WindAction.org%29%20Ver.%201.5%20Noise%20Criteria%20for%20Siting%20Wind%20Turbines.pdf
  6. http://www.windaction.org/documents/17229
  7. http://www.windaction.org/documents/16255
  8. http://www.windaction.org/documents/16245
  9. http://www.windaction.org/news/18857
  10. http://www.windaction.org/news/17014

Wind Turbine Syndrome Links:

  1. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2011/prelude-to-suicide-falmouth-mass/
  2. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2011/finally-a-realistic-wind-turbine-poster-italy/
  3. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2011/i-wont-back-down-cape-cod-mass/
  4. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2010/audiology-today-wind-turbine-noise/
  5. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2010/con-with-the-wind/
  6. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2010/your-guide-to-wind-turbine-syndrome/
  7. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2011/explicit-cautionary-notice-to-those-responsible-for-wind-turbine-siting-decisions-waubra-foundation/
  8. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2010/house-of-lords-calls-for-2km-setbacks-united-kingdom/
  9. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2010/scientists-challenge-big-winds-claim-that-what-you-can%e2%80%99t-hear-wont-hurt-you-nat-institutes-of-health-usa/
  10. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/2011/wind-turbines-hammer-property-value-and-health-usa/
  11. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/wind-turbine-syndrome/
  12. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/

Wikipedia Links:

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_method
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PseudoScience
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Energy_%28physics%29
  4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_(physics)
  5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base_load_power_plant
  6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_tags
  7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electricity_market
  8. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_dissonance
  9. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Behavioural_economics

Assorted Links:

  1. http://www.acousticecology.org/srwind.html
  2. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006WiEn....9..219M
  3. http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/clac_ctte/impact_rural_wind_farms/report/index.htm
  4. http://www.arising.com.au/aviation/windturbines/WindTurbines-2.pdf
  5. http://www.caithnesswindfarms.co.uk/page4.htm
  6. http://www.dutchhillwind.com/PDFs/DEIS/Appendices/Appendix%20I/Appendix%20I%20-%20Dutch%20Hill%20Shadow%20Flicker%20Briefing.pdf
  7. http://highlandmts.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/wind-turbine-syndrome-noise-shadow-flicker-and-health-pdf1.pdf
  8. http://www.magdahavas.com/2011/06/12/international-experts-perspective-on-the-health-effects-of-electromagnetic-fields-emf-and-electromagnetic-radiation-emr/
  9. http://www.mendeley.com/research/measurements-wind-turbine-vortex-shedding/
  10. http://northgowerwindactiongroup.wordpress.com/2011/06/05/wind-turbines-fires-not-if-when/
  11. http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2010/10/oregon_public_health_office_de.html
  12. http://oto2.wustl.edu/cochlea/windmill.html
  13. http://oto2.wustl.edu/cochlea/wind.html
  14. http://www.windpowerengineering.com/policy/environmental/study-to-detect-detailed-airflow-through-wind-farm/
  15. http://www.arising.com.au/aviation/windturbines/
  16. http://www.arising.com.au/aviation/windturbines/wind-turbine.pdf
  17. http://www.windvigilance.com/
  18. http://www.caithnesswindfarms.co.uk/fullaccidents.pdf
  19. http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Brayton_Point_Station#Emissions_Data
  20. http://www.waubrafoundation.com.au/
  21. http://www.independentaustralia.net/2011/environment/the-ugly-landscape-of-the-guardians/
  22. http://www.windtaskforce.org/profiles/blog/show?id=4401701%3ABlogPost%3A10303
  23. http://yes2renewables.org/2011/02/01/senate-inquiry-into-the-social-and-economic-impact-of-rural-wind-farms/
  24. http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/land/m1.htm
  25. http://mcsea.ca/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/adverse-health-effects-of-wind-turbines11.pdf
  26. http://www.windvigilance.com/
  27. http://www.answers.com/topic/sound-intensity
  28. http://www.sino-report.com/b/nenyuan/xinnenyuan/20110327/98.html
  29. http://www.notuscleanenergy.com/
  30. http://drmyronevans.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/explicitcautionarynotice29-6-111.pdf
  31. http://www.independentaustralia.net/2011/environment/the-ugly-landscape-of-the-guardians/
  32. http://www.ppdlw.org/umpi.htm
  33. http://www.windtaskforce.org/profiles/blog/show?id=4401701%3ABlogPost%3A3650&xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_post
  34. http://northernpower.kiosk-view.com/bolton-valley
  35. http://www2.canada.com/technology/northern+brunswick+wind+turbines+frozen+solid/4286952/story.html?id=4286952
  36. http://theenergycollective.com/willem-post/53258/examples-wind-power-learn
  37. http://www.windtaskforce.org/main/authorization/signUp?target=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.windtaskforce.org%2Fprofiles%2Fblog%2Fshow%3Fid%3D4401701%253ABlogPost%253A10303
  38. http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/clac_ctte/impact_rural_wind_farms/report/index.htm
  39. http://www.saveprospect.com/
  40. http://www.noturbine.com/
  41. http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/environment/en/resources/index.htm
  42. http://www.allegany.org/images/upload/town_allegany_wind_energy_law_adopted_8-28-07.pdf
  43. http://kirbymtn.blogspot.com/2006/03/french-academy-of-medicine-warns-of.html
  44. http://betterplan.squarespace.com/the-trempeleau-county-wind-ord/
  45. http://www.beechridgewind.com/Docs/1-25-06_Beech_Ridge_Wind_Fa_Sheet.pdf
  46. http://www.windturbinenoisehealthhumanrights.com/wtnhhr_june2007.pdf
  47. http://www.ukna.org.uk/index_files/page0015.htm
  48. http://www.rcip.org/documents/general_plan/gen_plan/03_d_16.pdf
  49. http://www.aweo.org/windlincoln.html
  50. http://www.allegany.org/images/upload/town_allegany_wind_energy_law_adopted_8-28-07.pdf
  51. http://www.awea.org/pubs/factsheets/WE_Noise.pdf
  52. http://www.vawind.org/Assets/NRC/NRC_Wind.htm
  53. http://www.noiseresource.org/infosheets
  54. http://www.ukna.org.uk/index_files/page0025.htm
  55. http://www.garyabraham.com/files/wind/Public_health_and_noise_exposure.pdf
  56. http://www.viewsofscotland.org/library/docs/wtnoisehealth-1.pdf
  57. http://www.viewsofscotland.org/library/docs/Wind_turbine_noise_emission_Rudolphi_May03.pdf
  58. http://www.viewsofscotland.org/library/docs/DEFRA_LF_Noise_Casella%20Stanger_2001.pdf
  59. http://www.savewesternny.org/docs/pierpont_testimony.html
  60. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/08/080811095500.htm
  61. http://www.windturbinenoisehealthhumanrights.com/wtnhhr_june2007.pdf
  62. http://acoustics.aau.dk/publications/pubframe.html
  63. http://www.madebydelta.com/delta/Business_units/Axiom/axiom-front.page?/C1256ED60045E95F/sysOakFil/Lavfrekvens_publ_2/$File/EFP06-LF%20Noise-Evaluation%20of%20audibility%20and%20literature%20study%20AV%201098%2008.pdf
  64. http://www.dartdorset.org/noise/AlexDavies_AcousticTrauma.pdf
  65. http://www.stopillwind.org/lowerlevel.php?content=topten_intro
  66. http://www.telosnet.com/wind/govprog.html
  67. http://www.appstate.edu/~js77542/images/ASUREI/Broyhill-Wind/Tompson2003.doc
  68. http://www.appstate.edu/~js77542/REI-Broyhill-wind.html
  69. http://www.hmmh.com/cmsdocuments/Bajdek_NC07.pdf
  70. http://www.ilo.org/safework/areasofwork/lang--en/docName--WCMS_118388/index.htm
  71. http://saveourseashore.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/gooz-letter.pdf
  72. http://saveourseashore.org/?p=1397
  73. http://www.powernaturally.org/Programs/Wind/toolkit.asp
  74. http://betterplan.squarespace.com/
  75. http://www.epaw.org/
  76. http://www.windvigilance.com/
  77. http://windconcernsontario.wordpress.com/
  78. http://www.jyi.org/features/ft.php?id=541
  79. http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0860975.html
  80. http://www.fmbr.org/papers/expand-paradigm.php
  81. http://www.intuitor.com/exciting.html
  82. http://www.sharpened.net/glossary/acronyms.php
  83. http://www.criticalthinking.org/ABOUT/index.cfm
  84. http://www.annerice.com/Bookshelf-VampireLestat.html
  85. http://www.frontierscience.com/new-energy.html
  86. http://www.oism.org/pproject/
  87. http://www.northnet.org/brvmug/WindPower/Alica.pdf
  88. http://phe.rockefeller.edu/docs/HeresiesFinal.pdf
  89. http://phe.rockefeller.edu/docs/appeaausubel12april.pdf
  90. http://www.nap.edu/nap-cgi/report.cgi?record_id=11935&type=pdfxsum
  91. http://www.windpowerfacts.info/
  92. http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blelectric2.htm
  93. http://www.ruralmissouri.org/07pages/07OctWatts3.html
  94. http://www.oism.org/pproject/
  95. http://topics.energycentral.com/centers/wind/view/detail.cfm?aid=1837
  96. http://phe.rockefeller.edu/docs/HeresiesFinal.pdf
  97. http://www.uwig.org/phase%20_1_feb_02_04.pdf
  98. http://www.nap.edu/nap-cgi/report.cgi?record_id=11935&type=pdfxsum
  99. http://www.ref.org.uk/images/pdfs/Whiteco2.pdf
  100. http://phe.rockefeller.edu/docs/appeaausubel12april.pdf
  101. http://www.lucidcafe.com/library/96feb/galileo.html
  102. http://www.philosophynow.org/issue56/56bartley.htm
  103. http://www.windpowerfacts.info/
  104. http://oto2.wustl.edu/cochlea/wt4.html
  105. http://www.hillsdale.edu/news/imprimis/archive/issue.asp?year=2008&month=02
  106. http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/How-to-fight-Big-Wind-11-17-09.pdf

Links in languages other than English: (Some of these do have English pages)

  1. http://hdl.handle.net/2077/4431
  2. http://www.windwahn.de/
  3. http://www.epaw.org/documents.php?lang=de

Shortened Links or links not publicly available or known to be broken. MassDEP has included these because they were submitted to the docket.

  1. http://tinyurl.com/6q4rba
  2. http://tinyurl.com/4e2spb
  3. http://tinyurl.com/6d9g7y
  4. http://tinyurl.com/3w7e3p
  5. http://tinyurl.com/clrad
  6. http://tinyurl.com/5zxvs2
  7. http://tinyurl.com/65kanx
  8. http://tinyurl.com/6ocvyw
  9. http://tinyurl.com/5n8s9o
  10. http://tinyurl.com/29fmn8
  11. http://tinyurl.com/668bhh
  12. http://tinyurl.com/65kanx
  13. http://tinyurl.com/6qruvu
  14. http://tinyurl.com/6f9uxa
  15. http://tinyurl.com/2pjtvh
  16. http://tinyurl.com/389k3o
  17. http://betterplan.squarespace.com/town-of-ridgeville-wind-ordina/
  18. http://archives.weru.org/voices/weekend-voices-121909
  19. http://www.delta.dk/web/dk/doc4dk.nsf/6b0201744cf26453c1256ff6003dc987/cfb4ff502bcaabdbc1254b8003c27b7?OpenDocument
  20. http://www.santafevisions.com/csf/html/lectures/003_sound_II.htm
  21. http://www.euro.who.int/mediacentre/PR/2009/20091008_1
  22. http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs258/en/
  23. http://stopillwind.net/downloads/WhyWindWontWork.pdf
  24. http://betterplan.squarespace.com/wind-ordinances-wisconsin-stat/
  25. http://www.esci.keele.ac.uk/geophysics/dunlaw/Final_Report.pdf
  26. https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=gmail&attid=0.1&thid=1319a66183ae2a6e&mt=application/pdf&url=https://mail.google.com/mail/?ui%3D2%26ik%3D49c910222d%26view%3Datt%26th%3D1319a66183ae2a6e%26attid%3D0.1%26disp%3Dsafe%26zw&sig=AHIEtbQan58V8DvR-ELr3vELerdAbWJRag
  27. https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=gmail&attid=0.3&thid=1319a66183ae2a6e&mt=application/pdf&url=https://mail.google.com/mail/?ui%3D2%26ik%3D49c910222d%26view%3Datt%26th%3D1319a66183ae2a6e%26attid%3D0.3%26disp%3Dsafe%26zw&sig=AHIEtbT_AdBGtomMDEloUiYRHsCKQGldcQ

 


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