Miyazaki court rejects suit to unplug KDDI cellphone transmitter
News On Japan via Japan Times -- Oct 18

The Miyazaki District Court rejected a lawsuit Wednesday filed by citizens seeking to have mobile carrier KDDI Corp. stop operating a cellphone transmitter they claim has hurt their health.

Any cause-and-effect relationship between electromagnetic waves from the transmitter and health problems "has not been fully established medically or scientifically," said the Nobeoka branch of the Miyazaki court.

The plaintiffs could have become conscious of existing chronic symptoms due to having learned of the risks of electromagnetic waves through their involvement in a movement opposed to the construction of the facility, the court said.

携帯電話の基地局からの電磁波で健康被害を受けたとして、宮崎県延岡市の住民が運用停止を求めていた裁判で、住民の請求を棄却です。




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