So you’re saying we should ban things before there’s convincing evidence?

February 20, 2008

BBC NEWS | Scotland | Tayside and Central | MSP warning on power line dangers

“The risk is governments and other organisations wait until the evidence is totally overwhelming.”We should look at how evidence is building up.”


This is crazy. As far as I’m aware there is no convincing evidence that high tension power lines are a health risk. Even passive smoking is a lot less harmful than active smoking, unless you’re continually exposed to it.


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