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.
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