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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Citizen Groups Urgently Request Court to Stop Body Scans by TSA

English: Poster prepared by the Transportation...
English: Poster prepared by the Transportation Security Administration summarizing the operation of the Millimeter Wave (MMW) whole body imaging scanner. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Whole Body Imaging (WBI) at US airports by The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) has raised urgent health concerns over causing increased rates of cancer among airport workers and passengers. Parties have requested the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to address the Court's mandate of one year ago that TSA propose formal rule making authority to address the health issues raised before the continued use of the TSA WBI scanners that are used in US airports.

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