U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Sides with FCC Against Arlington, Glendale, and Other Cities

The Supreme Court ruled against Arlington, TX, Glendale and other cities, saying that the FCC has the authority to set “shot clock” deadlines for permitting decisions on new cellphone towers. The Federal Communications Commission set those deadlines in response to wireless industry pressure to speed up the permit process. The […]


Glendale, California: A Wireless Hotspot –
Cited in Two Federal Petitions

Glendale, California was cited in two federal tower siting petitions, one to the U.S. Supreme Court and one to the Federal Communications Commission. Both wireless industry petitions sought federal help in overriding local tower siting delays.

GOACT Pleased with U.S. Solicitor General’s Opinion on Wireless Siting Restrictions 1

The Glendale, California community group Glendale Organized Against Cell Towers is pleased with the U.S. Solicitor General’s opinion on Sprint PCS v. County of San Diego; the Solicitor General recommended this week that the Supreme Court deny Sprint’s appeal for a hearing.