THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Committee on Environmental Impacts of Wind Energy Projects
Tuesday, May 1, 2007 – 4:00 p.m.
187 Ford House Office Bldg.
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 – 3:00 p.m.
2302 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
Environmental Impacts of Wind-Energy Projects
Requested by Congress in P.L. 108-447, this new report considers both adverse and beneficial effects of windmill projects, including impacts on landscapes, views, wildlife, habitats, water resources, and air pollution.
These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on May 3, 2007 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.