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Letters Wind turbine noise

Authors’ reply to Chapman

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 15 May 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3367
  1. Christopher D Hanning, honorary consultant in sleep medicine1,
  2. Alun Evans, professor emeritus2
  1. 1Sleep Disorders Service, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
  2. 2Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University of Belfast, Institute of Clinical Science B, Belfast, UK
  1. chrisdhanning{at}

Chapman insinuates that our histories of anti-wind farm activity automatically invalidate our opinions.1 2 We are not against wind farms in general, only those placed too close to human habitation, a public health objective that should surely meet with his approval. As a member of the Climate and Health Alliance, which advocates renewable energy, Chapman could be described as having a …

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