Some British people are sick of seeing wind turbines, but others
may be getting sick from the turbines.
There are several cases mentioned in the British
The Daily Mail. The symptoms even have a name -- wind turbine
Douglas Gregory, research and communications specialist for the
Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, says it causes stress
disorders from the frequent and incessant low-frequency humming
from wind turbines.
"People who live near wind-turbines develop all sorts of stress
disorders, high levels of cortisol, weight gain, heart problems as
in blood pressure, inability to sleep [and] depression," he
Gregory adds similar problems have been seen in the past.
"In the late 80s, they had 'sick building syndrome,' where
low-frequency noises were causing neurochemical imbalances in the
brain because people couldn't sleep," he tells OneNewsNow. "They're
always hearing this low-frequency humming at a constant rate, and
it's not broken up."
Still, wind turbine syndrome is just one in a large list of
reasons why some Brits do not want turbines. Aside from the fact
the turbines are heavily subsidized, opponents also claim they are
an eyesore and argue wind energy is the most expensive way to
generate renewable electricity.
Gregory made his comments on American Family Radio's "Focal Point with Bryan