RRT trustee Mike Bell has written an excellent plea to ministers for pre and post election in 2010, asking for a number of common sense governmental implementations with regards to adopting a more precautionary policy towards EMFs.

These include:

  • Establishing formal British / European standards for emissions (or equivalent) set under the aegis of British Standards (BSI)
  • Allow local planning committees to determine where masts be sited paying proper attention to the proximity of sensitive sites such as hospitals, schools, nurseries, care homes etc.
  • In an industry that generates billions of pounds each year for the Exchequer to provide via the industry or a hypothecated levy at point of sale funding for research on key issues, including the health impact on children and protection in the built environment from new emitting technologies such as smart meters

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