Great Power-Line Coverup: How the Utilities and the Government Are Trying to Hide the Cancer Hazard Posed by Electromagnetic Fields

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This important, riveting expose deserves an even wider audience than Brodeur's previous book on the subject, The Zapping of America . Here the New Yorker writer reports that people across the nation living near electric substations or high-current wires which emit strong magnetic fields are developing cancer at abnormally high rates. Children, especially, who are exposed to power-line electromagnetic fields are at considerable risk for brain tumors, leukemia and other deadly cancers, according to Brodeur, who summarizes a growing body of medical and scientific evidence. The author lashes electric utilities, public health officials and the Environmental Protection Agency for downplaying or denying what he sees as a major health crisis, and he details the efforts of citizens' groups to force remedial action. This urgent book should be on Al Gore's desk as he tackles environmental health problems, and on Hillary Rodham Clinton's bookshelf as she reorders national health priorities. (Sept.)
Library Journal
Brodeur, a New Yorker writer, documents several cases showing that exposure to electromagnetic fields from electric power lines causes brain cancer, leukemia, tumors, and lymphoma, among other diseases. Unfortunately, many children are affected since power lines are often located near schools. Brodeur reveals how government officials were slow to take action after an Environmental Protection Agency report implicated magnetic fields as the probable cause of illness in an epidemiological study. Utility companies challenged its conclusion by insisting that further research be done to prove the connection. Brodeur convinces readers that industry and government are trying to downplay the situation. His book's only flaw is the lack of a bibliography for those wanting to pursue the subject further. Recommended for public libraries.-- Bruce Slutsky, New Jersey Inst. of Tech. Lib., Newark
Joe Collins
This eye-opening book attempts to blow the lid off a volatile situation, much as Brodeur did several years ago when he tackled the dangers of asbestos in buildings. Now, he writes of something many people have suspected for years: living near electric substations or high-tension power lines is not good for you. Brodeur introduces a sleepy little street in Connecticut where the incidence of cancer is high--too high. He then hopscotches across the country to Southern California, Florida, Illinois, and New Jersey, each time introducing people who either live on a street near a substation or teach in an elementary school near high-tension power lines. Invariably, when concerns are raised about the health issues involved, utility company officials respond by stating that evidence that links power lines to illness is inconclusive. More shockingly, all levels of government seem to be holding hands with said electric companies. Brodeur's exhaustive research helps make the book the definitive account of the problem so far, but be prepared to wade through a ton of statistics and facts only occasionally interrupted by interviews with the people involved, including victims, utility company and government officials, and researchers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316109093
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 9/1/1993
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 326

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