Science on wind farms not settled: Senate committee

SCIENCE on the impact of wind farms on human health is still “evolving” and needs more clarification by medical and scientific experts, a Senate committee has found.

The committee’s final report handed down on Monday night calls for the establishment of a new Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Industrial Sound (IESC), a step that wind-farm proponents say would be another setback for the industry.

There is a clear disconnect between the official position that wind turbines cause no harm to human health and