Vermont report finds no smart meter radiation danger
The report is based upon laboratory testing and field measurements of some wireless smart meters being used by Green Mountain Power and the Burlington Electric Department.
The report found the highest radio frequency field at just over three feet from a meter was 3.9 percent of the FCC's limit.
It says a cordless phone reached about 1 percent of the limit, a microwave oven 6.5 percent, and a cellphone, 10.5 percent
Vermont utilities are hoping smart meters can help save electricity, but some are wary of the technology.
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