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Source: https://www.anses.fr/fr/content/led-les-recommandations-de-l%E2%80%99anses-pour-limiter-l%E2%80%99exposition-%C3%A0-la-lumi%C3%A8re-bleue While the use of LEDs is becoming more widespread for lighting and LED objects are on the increase, ANSES published the update of its 2010 expertise on the health effects of LEDs in light of the new scientific knowledge available. The Agency confirms the toxicity of blue light on the retina and highlights effects...
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Source: The implementation of the fifth generation, 5G, for wireless communication has been stopped in three cantons in Switzerland (Jura, Geneva and Vaud) until effects on health and environment have been investigated. This is in line with what we have asked for in the 5G appeal, see www.5gappeal.eu. Thus, we asked for a moratorium until investigations...
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In a Telecompaper of Oct 23, 2018 the Brussels region environment minister Celine Fremault said she plans to propose an increase in the region’s limits for electromagnetic radiation from cell antennas, in order to support the roll-out of 5G networks, which will require many more antennas. She announced the move in an interview with L’Echo after...
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Source: https://www.oviedo.es/-/las-concejalias-de-medio-ambiente-y-educacion-lanzan-una-campana-para-sensibilizar-a-los-escolares-sobre-la-contaminacion-electromagnetica March 18, 2019 Excerpts (translated from Spanish): The Department of Urbanism and Environment of the City of Oviedo (through the Municipal School of Sustainability) and Department of Education (through the Municipal School of Health) in collaboration with the Platform Against Electromagnetic Pollution (PECCEM), will develop several activities to raise awareness of the health...
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  A cellular phone tower is pictured at Weston Elementary School in Ripon, Calif. on Tuesday March 12, 2019. Image credit JOAN BARNETT LEEJLEE@MODBEE.COM Parents in Ripon have been fighting for a Sprint cell tower to come down for roughly two years. Kellie Prime and Monica Ferrulli have been fighting for the removal since their sons, Kyle...
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SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) http://koreabizwire.com/s-korea-to-provide-information-services-on-electromagnetic-waves/132720?fbclid=IwAR0CV7Y8RRtBoyj59SEAzfZBq1tvL4392w_s210oQ2Dh8ryYl3Q9Y4UGzNE   The South Korean government has decided to measure the levels of electromagnetic waves generated by portable fans and electronic cigarettes and disclose the results. The decision comes at a point where consumers have been facing constant difficulties accessing information about the level of electromagnetic waves being generated by...
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  https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(18)30221-3/fulltext#seccestitle10 https://www.thelancet.com/action/showPdf?pii=S2542-5196%2818%2930221-3
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  Abstract: Radiofrequency (RF) radiation in the frequency range 30 kHz to 300 GHz was evaluated in 2011 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) at WHO to be a ‘possible human carcinogen’ Group 2B. The conclusion was based on human epidemiological studies on an increasedrisk of glioma and acoustic neuroma. In previous...
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The City of Peterborough in Ontario, Canada has developed the attached tip sheet to help organizations accommodate individuals who have Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS).   Also see:  Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) https://www.saferemr.com/2014/10/electromagnetic-hypersensitivity_30.html
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EMFSA was invited to attend and exhibit at the 21st National Health Environmental Congress which was held over the weekend of the 16 th – 18 th of November. The congress was held in the Council Chambers of the Civic Centre in Cape Town.           Among the delegates were municipal managers, councillors...
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