French House passes bill to limit health risks from phones

Friday 24 January 2014 | 09:32 CET | News
France's National Assembly has passed a compromise bill to limit exposure to electromagnetic emissions from cellular base stations and personal devices, despite opposition from conservative party UMP and telecom operators, reports La Tribune. The bill tabled by the Green Party a year ago, and drafted with the government and ruling socialist party, was described by environment minister Philippe Martin as a 'first response' to concerns about emissions. It will now go to the Senate. The bill calls for several levels of consultation before equipment is installed and better information about

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