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Transmission Line Electric Field - Danger?

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Q: Transmission voltages and currents are getting higher and therefore the electric and magnetic fields are increasing. Do we know for sure that these fields don't have health effects on the public and particularly the utility workers who have daily exposure? What studies have been made?


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