USA: Paying price for modern technology
zondag, 04 oktober 2015 - Categorie: Verhalen
1 okt. 2015
SPLITTING headaches, nausea, heart palpitations and joint pains – just some of the debilitating side effects people like Myrrhee’s Bruce Evans suffer with electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS).
Mr Evans was running a successful business in Collingwood, Melbourne before relocating to Myrrhee a year ago to escape the growing level of transmissions from mobile phone towers and smart metres.
But he fears his days may be numbered at his Myrrhee sanctuary, with mobile phone panels to be installed at the Mt Bellevue tower to boost reception and combat mobile blackspots.
And he is outraged by the lack of interest and support he had received from governments and telecommunications in response to his predicament.
“When they turned on the NBN tower in Moyhu it got bad,” he told the Wangaratta Chronicle
“What I originally wanted to do was make it so that other people could come to Myrrhee as well to escape the transmissions.
“I put my story out online and it went viral – I had responses from all over the world.
“My family has owned the valley for over 150 years – my father has the same condition and he can’t continue to work in the paddocks for more than half an hour now.”
EHS is estimated to affect some 10-20 per cent of the world’s population and can also cause fatigue, stress, sleep disturbances and skin symptoms such as rashes and burning sensations.
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