Medical Experts & Industrial Wind Turbines

Ontario’s energy minister may have failed to properly consider how industrial wind turbines affect health, a Toronto divisional court heard Monday.  Ian Hanna, 56, a resident of Prince Edward County, is claiming the province did not consult qualified medical experts before allowing the turbines to go up 550 meters from any home.

“The government simply is not looking at the medical implications on human health,” Eric Gillespie, the lawyer representing Hanna, told court.  Gillespie said at the time the 550-metre rule was put in place, there was “scientific uncertainty” about the health effects of turbines.

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