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Last Updated: Tuesday, 9 January 2007, 16:46 GMT
Go-ahead for mobile phone masts
Phone mast
A scrutiny investigation into any health implications is continuing
Approval has been given for 26 mobile phone installations in Jersey. Only one application for a site in St Lawrence was refused.

Planning Minister Freddie Cohen granted permission for the sites on the day a six-week moratorium came to an end.

The installations include seven new masts and 19 replacements or additions to existing masts.

The permission is on a temporary basis with installations subject to removal if negative health effects are proven.

The moratorium was imposed following health concerns raised by residents.

In October, 150 people attended a public meeting in Grouville to protest about the siting of some of the masts.

A States scrutiny investigation into potential health implications of mobile phone masts is continuing, with islanders invited to contribute to the debate.




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