Health Effects Recognized in UK

Advertising Standards Authority says windfarms can’t be advertised as producing no health effects

In 2012 Scottish PowerRenewables claimed “There is no medical evidence to suggest that wind turbines affect health”. This claim appeared in the FAQ section of their web site promoting the Mynydd Mynyllod Windfarm in Wales. After a complaint to the ASA, and an investigation lasting more than nine months Scottish Power Renewables have assured the ASA that they will “make the basis for “make the basis for claims for health and wind farms clearer, claims for health and wind farms clearer, avoiding definitive claims”. avoiding definitive claims”.

At the time of writing Scottish Power appear to have removed the claim from their web site:

http://www.mynyddmynyllodwindfarm.com/about-faqs.asp

See original article at: http://www.epaw.org/documents.php?lang=en&article=ns58

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