Managing potential health risks from electric powerlines: a decision analysis caught in controversy.

@article{Winterfeldt2004ManagingPH,
  title={Managing potential health risks from electric powerlines: a decision analysis caught in controversy.},
  author={Detlof von Winterfeldt and Thomas Eppel and John A. Adams and Raymond Richard Neutra and Vincent Delpizzo},
  journal={Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis},
  year={2004},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={1487-502}
}
Over the past 20 years, several epidemiological studies have found an association between exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and health effects, including childhood leukemia and adult brain cancer. However, experts strongly disagree about whether this association is causal and, if so, how strong it is. In this article, we examine several alternatives to reduce EMFs from sources of the California power grid, including undergrounding distribution and transmission lines and reconfiguring or… CONTINUE READING

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