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CONGRESSIONAL GROUP CALLS FOR CELL PHONE STUDY


 

Congressional Group Calls for Cell Phone Study

The Government Accountability Office (GAO), an investigative arm of the US Congress, has released a report calling for regulators to reexamine cell phone safety standards. Current standards on cell phone radiofrequency emissions are 15 years old and may not take into account current research or phone usage. Therefore, the GAO has recommended that the Federal Communications Commission(FCC) formally reassess emissions limits as well as testing requirements and procedures for mobile devices to ensure public safetyMore…Discuss