IAQ Services

Power Line Testing for EMF

State Transmission Power Line Standards

 

Electric Field

Magnetic Field

State

On R.O.W.*

Edge R.O.W.

On R.O.W.

Edge R.O.W.

Florida

8 kV/ma
10 kV/m
b

2 kV/m

-

150 mGa (max. load)
200 mG
b (max. load)
250 mG
c (max. load)

Minnesota

8 kV/m

-

-

-

Montana

7 kV/m

1 kV/me

-

-

New Jersey

-

3 kV/m

-

-

New York

11.8 kV/m
11.0 kV/m
f
7.0 kV/m
d

1.6 kV/m

-

200 mG (max. load)

Oregon

9 kV/m

-

-

-

*R.O.W. = right-of-way (or in the Florida standard, certain additional areas adjoining the right-of-way).
kV/m = kilovolt per meter. One kilovolt = 1,000 volts.
a For lines of 69-230 kV.
b For 500 kV lines.
c For 500 kV lines on certain existing R.O.W.
d Maximum for highway crossings.
e May be waived by the landowner.
f Maximum for private road crossings.

 

ICNIRP Guidelines for EMF Exposure

Exposure (60 Hz)

Electric field

Magnetic field

Occupational
General Public

8.3 kV/m
4.2 kV/m

4.2 G (4,200 mG)
0.833 G (833 mG)

International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) is an organization of 15,000 scientists from 40 nations who specialize in radiation protection.
Source: ICNIRP, 1998.

 

Electromagnetic Field Testing Services ...

We Test EMF and EMI

 

"The EMF Experts"

Power Line Testing for EMF

(800) 862-9655