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Radiation Protection

Where can I find information about living near a cell phone tower?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates systems such as cell phone towers. Exposure levels from cell phone towers must comply with the FCC's radiofrequency (RF) radiation exposure guidelines, which were developed to protect the public from RF-related health risks.  You can find more information about cell phone tower siting on the FCC Tower and Antenna Siting Issues page. 

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