Dr. Weeks’ Comment: Good news re public health concerns for electro-pollution: her is a link to an Indian Government report that calls for the precautionary approach. Why not be careful until the data is in? Unfortunately, the U.S. guidelines allow even higher emissions that India has been allowed.
Mobile Towers: Government decides to cut radiation limits to a tenth from September 1
If you are worried by the radiation emitted by cellphone towers around you, there is some good news. From September 1 this year, India will lower the level to one tenth of the prevailing standard – from 9.2 w/m2 (watt per square metre) to 0.92 w/m2.
The decision follows a report of the inter-ministerial committee formed by the ministry of communications and information technology to study the hazards posed by EMF ( electromagnetic field) radiation from base stations and mobile phones.