Swedish Agency Changes Name
The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, a new central regulatory authority responsible for radiation protection and nuclear safety, will be established on 1 July 2008. This new authority will assume the responsibilities of both the Swedish Radiation Protection Authority and the Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate when these authorities cease to exist on 30 June 2008.
For more information about the new authority and its operations, see www.stralsakerhetsmyndigheten.se
VENICE RESOLUTION RELEASED
Professor Livio Guiliani, spokesman for the International Commission for Electromagnetic Safety, reports that his group on international scientists has released a new statement expressing concerns about the possible biological effects of pervasive EMF exposure that recommends reduced exposure standards and limit use of cell phones and other wireless devices by minors. The text of this resolution can be seen at www.icems.eu.