HART Stakeholder Discussion: Siting and Public Acceptance Susan Williams Sloan Director, State Relations American Wind Energy Association. Siting and Acceptance of Wind. Public Acceptance Sound Shadow Flicker Land Use Property Value Subsidies. Wildlife Eagles Migratory Birds Bats
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Siting and Public Acceptance
Susan Williams Sloan
Director, State Relations
American Wind Energy Association
AWEA works with:
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Guidelines:
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation:
Lesser Prairie Chicken Conservation Action Plan Draft Released
Health impact studies, released in 2012, that were prepared by independent panels of experts commissioned by the states of in Oregon and Massachusetts reaffirmed the position that
there is no causal link between sounds associated with wind energy production and health issues.
Scientific evidence suggests that shadow flicker does not pose a risk for eliciting seizures as a result of photic stimulation.
It is predictable and can be mitigated.