ZTA 19-07 Update March 10, 2021: Re-post from Small Cells in Montgomery County. The Montgomery County Planning, Housing, and Economic Development (PHED) Committee just voted for a new ZTA 19-07 that would allow a utility pole or street light at least 30 feet from your house to be swapped out with a new pole that has antennas. 30 FEET SETBACK Cell antennas can now be placed 30 feet from our homes. ZERO PUBLIC COMMENT & HEARINGS: […]Continue reading
Did you know up to 80,000+ 5G/6G low orbit satellites and millions of companion user terminals and gateway stations are on the way in the name of 5G?
We invite you to watch this shocking and informative presentation: Ben Levi, Joe Sandri, Arthur Firstenberg and Julian Gresser discuss the growing problem of 5G satellites in space and what can be done. Presented by Americans for Responsible Technology. Slideshow of key slides from the video. Watch the Video. Healthy Heavens Trust Declaration mentioned by Julian Gresser in the “Space Wars” video. For more information: healthyheavenstrust.org Update: March 11, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March […]Continue reading
MoCoSafeG.org Sample Letters: URGENT-OPPOSE CELL ANTENNAS IN FRONT OF OUR HOMES
— STOP ZTA 19-07 – Contact the Montgomery County Council Today! — Update: Tell MoCo Council: Stop ZTA 19-07. Email County Council TODAY through our Online Email Campaign: actionnetwork.org/letters/stop-zta-19-07 County Councilmember Hans Riemer has revived his 2019 proposal to let cell towers be built as close as 30 feet from our houses—on streetlights and utility poles, possibly two or more on a block. It does not correct the horrific 2018 setback of just 10 feet […]Continue reading
Tell the MoCo Council to First Fix Process for Reviewing and Approving Cell Poles — A MoCo Resident’s Plea
Rick Meyer, President of Montgomery County Coalition for the Control of Cell Towers, describes issues with the cell tower permitting process and mistakes made. Watch Rick Meyer’s Testimony on YouTube. Montgomery Co. family got a 68′ cell tower in their front yard because of a mistake. Nine years later it’s still there despite her and her neighbors’ attempts at seeking remedy and testifying before the Montgomery County Council. Watch Vicki Huo’s 2021 Testimony on YouTube. […]Continue reading
Tell MoCo Council: Don’t Weaken Cell-Tower Rules — Especially Not While Major Cases Challenging the FCC’s Outdated Safety Standards are Being Litigated
Why would the County rush to allow tens of thousands of new residential cell towers under the FCC’s lax safety standards from 1996— BEFORE a court decision in a promising legal challenge to get the FCC to finally update them? Don’t MoCo residents deserve up-to-date protections? The case — Environmental Health Trust et al v. FCC — would push the FCC to finally re-align its exposure limits for radio-frequency radiation from cell towers, cellphones, and […]Continue reading
Tell Montgomery County Council: First Fix Poor Oversight, Especially For Affordable Housing Sites – Stop ZTA 19-07 Now!
Read the letter concerned residents sent to the Montgomery County Tower Committee, exposing a pattern of serious errors in 25 cell tower applications that the Committee previously recommended. Those errors indicate a pattern of rubber-stamping applications with little accountability to those who live or work under or near wireless facilities. Why-Did-25-Wireless-Applications-with-Errors-Pass-MoCo-Tower-Committee-Review-Red3.pdf See also: MoCo’s Broken Process for Review and Oversight of Cell Towers Tell MoCo Council: Stop ZTA 19-07. Email County Council TODAY […]Continue reading
URGENT: OPPOSE CELL ANTENNAS IN FRONT OF OUR HOMES — STOP ZTA 19-07 – Sample Letters – Contact the Montgomery County Council Today!
URGENT: OPPOSE CELL ANTENNAS IN FRONT OF OUR HOMES — STOP ZTA 19-07 – Contact the Montgomery County Council Today! — County Councilmember Hans Riemer has revived his 2019 proposal to let cell towers be built as close as 30 feet from our homes –– on streetlights and utility poles, possibly two or more on a block. Despite strong resident opposition, Mr. Riemer seems eager to push this Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) through while […]Continue reading
JANUARY 25, 2021 UPDATE HE’S BACK!! COUNCILMEMBER RIEMER RE-INTRODUCES ZTA 19-07 WHILE ANNOUNCING A “FINAL PUSH” TO PASS INDUSTRY FRIENDLY ZONING REGS IN THE MIDST OF A RAGING PANDEMIC
January 25, 2021 UPDATE * SHARE AND DISTRIBUTE WIDELY * By Rick Meyer, Montgomery County Coalition for the Control of Cell Towers HE’S BACK!! COUNCILMEMBER RIEMER RE-INTRODUCES ZTA19-07 while announcing A “FINAL PUSH” TO PASS INDUSTRY FRIENDLY ZONING REGS IN THE MIDST OF A RAGING PANDEMIC Councilmember Hans Reimer (D/At-Large) last week issued press release setting February 10, 2021 as the date he intends to revisit action (again) on Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) 19-07 that had been “suspended” almost exactly one year prior. […]Continue reading
The CDC Hired An Industry Consultant to Draft Website Information For the Public
Environmental Health Trust Has the Story The CDC Hired An Industry Consultant to Draft Website Information For the PublicContinue reading
Watch: New Video to Raise Awareness About 5G – WE DO NOT CONSENT
WE DO NOT CONSENT VIDEO – Please Share Widely For the APRIL 25TH STOP 5G GLOBAL ONLINE PROTEST. Please enjoy and share widely!! It will hopefully both raise awareness about 5G and inspire. PLEASE JOIN US TODAY FOR THE GLOBAL PROTEST DAY WEBINAR PANEL PRESENTATION. 18:00 UK time, 1:00 pm EST; 10:00 AM PST. Panelists will discuss satellites, the internet’s footprint, EMF science, privacy, loss of local control, effects on wildlife, and the interplay of […]Continue reading