Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin has proposed spending $250,000 to study the health effects of wind turbines.
"All peer-reviewed studies to date indicate using the wind is a safe way to generate electricity, far safer for human health than other forms of electricity production, such as coal," Tyler Huebner, executive director of RENEW Wisconsin, told HuffPost.Read more
In what is being called the first ruling of its kind, a Board of Health in Brown County, Wisconsin, has declared that industrial wind turbines are a health hazard. The owner of the turbines in the area is Duke Energy, who may need to provide refuting evidence.Read more
A plan for a large wind farm in NW Missouri was rejected due to its proposed location in a migratory bird path.