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Introduction The AWSPAG formed earlier this year following the attempt by Powercor to construct new high voltage powerlines through our neighbourhood. Our community believes the lines should be placed underground for the following reasons: • Epidemiological studies indicate that there is an association between EMF exposures of >0.4uT and childhood leukaemia. The economic cost of childhood leukaemia is estimated to be $1.5M per case (AIHW). • According to the National Grid (UK) typical ground level field levels from a 66kV line range from 0.5-2 uT • Ridgeway Pde kindergarten is 10m away from the base of these poles • The poles are unsightly and obtrusive; residents now have 2 sets of power poles in their street • Residents have lost trees which Ardeer can ill afford • The new poles are 15m high while the houses are only 10m away and residents believe this is an unacceptable risk