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American Agenda (Medicine: Power Lines and Electromagnetic Fields) (Part II) #147477

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(San Diego: Ned Potter) The question of whether electromagnetic fields from power lines are a health hazard examined; scenes shown from Sweden, where a comprehensive study linked EMFs and childhood leukemia. [Karolinska Institution Dr. Anders AHLBOM - comments.] Measures taken by the Swedish government and some American utilities to further examine EMFs outlined. ["Microwave News" Louis SLESIN - wonders why the United States is not taking action.] Actions taken by a school in Montecito, California, that is near power lines shown. [Environmental consultant Cindy SAGE, Southern California Edison Jack SAHL - offer views on the EMFs issue.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned
Duration:
00:04:30

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