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FCC Faces Skeptical Appeals Judges in Radiation Emissions Case

Jan. 25, 2021, 6:33 PM

A federal appeals panel in Washington voiced skepticism that the Federal Communications Commission had adequately considered dangerous health effects when it established guidelines for radiation emission from cell towers and wireless devices.

At a hearing Monday in Washington, two of the three judges on the panel, Robert Wilkins and Patricia Millet, appeared receptive to a suit claiming the FCC ignored concerns that the permitted radiation levels could contribute to cancers and other health issues. Both Wilkins and Millet were appointed to the court by President Barack Obama.

A coalition of advocacy groups, led by the Environmental Health Trust ...

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