Category Archives: EMF

The latest environmental illness: windmill sensitivity

Never underestimate the power of nocebo. Continue reading

LFNs – a serious issue for wind power?

Scares over technology aren’t restricted to unsound fears of EMFs emanating from electric lines or automated natural gas meters. Now wind farms are being blamed for making families and children sick because of low-frequency sound waves, harmonics, to the point some famililes in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, abandoned their homes near wind turbines. It prompted a study… Continue reading

City passes ordinance warning of cancer risks with cell phones

Demonstrating the tenacity of fear and junkscience, and why we don’t want bureaucrats making health decisions for us, a city in Florida just passed a resolution — unanimously — to warn residents that their cell phones could be dangerous and give them cancer. Continue reading

Argentine Locals Want Power Transformers Out of Neighborhoods

Limits on electromagnetic radiation emissions by power stations in Argentina do not respect the precautionary principle. Continue reading

Health Risks From Mobile Phones Should Be Examined, GAO Says

The U.S. should reassess standards for radiation exposure from mobile phones, the Government Accountability Office said in a report that found federal guidelines lagging behind international standards. Continue reading

Cellphone-safety advocate hopes Congress forces the FCC to update its regulations

As soon as next week, Congress is expected to say that a year-long investigation by the Government Accountability Office has found the Federal Communications Commission’s cellphone-safety regulations are woefully out of date. Congress may also urge the agency, whose radiation-limit rules are 15 years old, to take a fresh look at how children in particular may be affected by radio waves. Continue reading

Report: Smart meters are bad for your health

For the tinfoil undies brigade Continue reading