Powerful testimony, in South Australia, detailing some health impacts one man experienced upon the arrival of industrial wind turbines
Health issues raised in windfarm debate - Local News - News - General - The Border Watch:
PULSING sensations in the head, ringing in the ears and nocturnal panic attacks are some of the symptoms which Millicent beef producer David Mortimer claims have led him to consider suicide.Read the entire article at The Border Watch website:
Mr Mortimer almost broke down while giving evidence against Infigen Energy's proposed Woakwine Windfarm to Wattle Range Council's independent Development Assessment Panel (DAP).
The DAP welcomed comments from residents on Monday as part of the decision making process on the approval of the proposed windfarm.
"To have the continuous pulsing in your head, it is like your brain getting squeezed, you can't get away from it, there is no escape, I can put in ear plugs, but it is still there," Mr Mortimer said.
"I get nocturnal panic attacks at night - I don't know what I'm trying to get away from."
During the day Mr Mortimer experienced dizziness, feelings of his heart being in high speed "flutter" mode, fits of depression and wanted to go to sleep "and not wake up".
"I've considered suicide when I've been in a state of depression, and I've never been that way before," he said.