12+ Living Near Power Lines. How dangerous depends largely on the type of powerline structure and how close you live. Living near power lines is something most of us don't even think twice about.
Electromagnetic fields, or emfs, are often confused with electromagnetic radiation. Many people think power lines, especially the high voltage ones, cause cancer. Nim why is there concerns about power lines?
In powering all these things, we need electrical energy, and we get that from power plants that generate power from different natural.
If there are any risks such as cancer associated with living near power lines, then it is clear that those risks are small. I've heard there might be a link. Electromagnetic fields, or emfs, are often confused with electromagnetic radiation. There was no material association between childhood leukaemia and distance to nearest overhead power line of any voltage.