Health Problems

Health Problems

While ATXI will tell you that their transmission line would be perfectly safe, the evidence is inconclusive.  I wonder if ATXI’s employees would want their families to live under a high voltage transmission line…


There is some evidence that pacemakers may be effected by high voltage transmission lines.

Cardiac Pacemakers in Electric and Magnetic Fields

I have a pacemaker, is it safe to live near a pylon?

Pacemakers may malfunction near certain appliances or tools

Childhood Leukemia

Some studies link these lines to an increased risk of childhood leukemia.

Child Leukemia Again Linked to Power Lines

Childhood leukemia and personal monitoring or residential exposures to electric and magnetic fields in Ontario, Canada