French MPs consider limiting phone tower electromagnetic radiation

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Do mobile phones cause cancer? Researchers are split on the issue, but French Green lawmakers are hoping that the question is enough to pass legislation that would introduce a framework around mobile phone towers that emit electromagnetic radiation. Activists argue that the radiation levels are too strong and pose a health risk. In a bill presented Thursday, mobile operators would have to consult the public before installing new towers.