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Fiber broadband, seen as a complex Trojan horse

Wed, 03/20/2019 – 8:54am By B. Blake Levitt The Northwest Hills Council of Governments, urged by the well-intentioned local group Northwest ConneCT, is encouraging towns to embrace fiber broadband in their new plans of conservation and development and build out fiber as soon as possible. Towns can already own fiber networks for non-commercial use. But […]

What’s Causing Cancer In Ripon California?

Lawyers looking at Nestlé groundwater contamination; cell tower as possible causes GLENN KAHL Manteca Bulletin Updated: April 4, 2019, 12:33 a.m. Ripon parents determined to find the cause of cancer in four children and three adults gathered Wednesday in a town hall-style meeting. They heard from lawyers who are looking into the defunct Nestlé Food […]

Portland Officials Attempt To Block 5G Network Installation Over Health Risks

Jim Satney March 24, 2019 Portland, Oregon city officials are setting up to run opposition to the installation of 5G networks around the city. The initiative is supported by Mayor Ted Wheeler and two commissioners, Amanda Fritz, and Chloe Eudaly. The city feels that 5G health risks are not well enough understood to warrant installations. […]

Millimeter Waves Travel More Than 10 Kilometers in Rural Virginia 5G Experiment

Previous experiments have focused on cities, because millimeter waves were thought to be of limited use to rural residents By Amy Nordrum Photo: Hangsong YanYunchou Xing (left) and George MacCartney (right) adjust the horn antenna of their receiver to find the strongest signal during a millimeter wave measurement campaign in August. They are within line […]

Ripon parents upset about one cell tower. What about 200? Here comes 5G

BY KEN CARLSON MARCH 22, 2019 05:40 PM, UPDATED MARCH 22, 2019 06:12 PM Parents pick up their children after school at Weston Elementary in Ripon, CA, on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Ripon Unified School District is working with Sprint to move a cellular phone tower, seen in the center background, after four students were diagnosed […]

Diplomats in China report similar brain injuries as Americans in Cuba

2019 Mar 15 In 2016 and 2017, 25 Americans in the U.S. embassy in Cuba suffered serious, unexplained brain injuries. Now, at least 15 American officials in China are reporting similar symptoms. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/PT U.S. officials in China report unexplained brain injuries…   U.S. officials in China report unexplained br… […]

Fourth Ripon student has cancer. Parents demand removal of cell tower from school

MARCH 12, 2019 11:13 AM, Ripon, California, Unified School District is working with Sprint to move a cellular phone tower near Weston Elementary after four students were diagnosed with cancer and parents voiced their concerns. By Akira Olivia Kumamoto | Joan Barnett Lee | Ken Carlson The Ripon Unified School District said it is talking […]

USA: Controversy grows as mini 5G cell towers pop up everywhere

By: John Matarese  Feb 08, 2019 05:47 PM EST  Mysterious orange PVC pipes are popping up in communities everywhere, stamped with the words “fiber optic”. They may not be for home internet and TV signals but rather to hold the connecting cables for mini 5G towers. Homeowners on many quiet, tree-lined streets are worried that they […]

Legislators raise worries about cancer from 5G

    by Mike Dano |  Dec 5, 2018 4:05pm Studies continue to evaluate the effects of cellular transmissions on humans. (thodonal/iStock/Getty Images Plus)   Two federal lawmakers are raising concerns about whether new 5G technologies will cause cancer. Specifically, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., sent a letter (PDF) to FCC Commissioner Brendan […]

USA – ESHOO INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO RESTORE LOCAL CONTROL IN DEPLOYMENT OF 5G

January 15th, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) introduced H.R. 530, the Accelerating Wireless Broadband Development by Empowering Local Communities Act of 2019, legislation to overturn Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations limiting the ability of local governments to regulate the deployment of 5G wireless infrastructure. “Having served in local government for […]

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