High voltage lines present a “possible” risk for children’s health

High voltage lines present a “possible” risk for children’s health - The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety has said that high voltage lines present a "possible" risk for children's health. The agency recommends "as a precaution" "not to build new schools near the very high voltage lines". In the report the health agency says that magnetic fields at low frequencies represent a "possible" risk of leukemia in children who live nearby, recommending that "as a precaution" "not to build new schools near the very high voltage lines", even if no link of cause and effect is currently confirmed. In 2010 the National Health Security Agency, had already alerted a "possible association between exposure to low-frequency electromagnetic fields and the long-term risk of childhood leukemia".

Last local news

Evening Update Friday 19 July

The Prefect of the Alpes Maritimes, Bernard Gonzalez, has announced wide-ranging measures aimed at keeping public order around this evening’s Africa C... Evening Update Friday 19 July Read More

19/07/2019

French and Riviera News.Friday July 19th 2019

Hospital Strike-Accident and emergency staff at Nice hospitals are into a third day of strike action today.... French and Riviera News.Friday July 19th 2019 Read More

19/07/2019

Evening Update Thursday 18 July

The Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi has asked the Prefect for extra security at the Pasteur hospital in Nice... Evening Update Thursday 18 July Read More

18/07/2019

French and Riviera News.Thursday July 18th 2019

New Heatwave-Météo France has warned that a new heatwave is set to grip the country next week with a mass of hot air from the African continent blocke... French and Riviera News.Thursday July 18th 2019 Read More

18/07/2019

Evening Update Wednesday 17 July

Meteo France are forecasting another heatwave for next week. Evening Update Wednesday 17 July Read More

17/07/2019