While working with a citizens’ group to protect Glendale residential zones from the proliferation of wireless facilities, I came across several studies that raised questions about the long-term health impacts of wireless technology. I ended up changing how I used wireless devices in several ways. This post describes how I changed my use of wireless devices, and links to two other sites that suggest how to reduce exposure to wireless frequencies.
The FCC has received more than 750 comments on its Notice of Inquiry (NOI) released March 29, 2013, on RF exposure limits and policies (set in 1997). The American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in by the deadline, calling for a review of exposure guidelines for children (the Notice of Inquiry […]
Are radio frequency emission exposure guidelines in the U.S. adequate to protect public health over the long-term? Is it safe to live near a cell tower? Is it safe to talk on a cell phone for extended periods of time? Is continuous exposure to wi-fi in our homes, schools, workplaces, […]
“The city of Burbank respectfully requests that you reconsider your introduction of this legislation. As drafted, it is so fundamentally flawed that revisions alone cannot redeem it.” – The last sentence of Burbank’s April 16, 2013 letter to Assemblyman Chris Holden, referring to AB162, which he introduced. This Sunroom Desk […]
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