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. […]

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Tell MoCo Council: Don’t Weaken Cell-Tower Rules — Especially Not While Major Cases Challenging the FCC’s Outdated Safety Standards are Being Litigated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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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OLD Information**ZTA 19-07 is now in “Suspended Animation” while County pursues two suits against FCC

An Update from Rick Meyer for Montgomery County Coalition for the Control of Cell Towers Hoping this email finds you safe. To borrow a line from John Oliver “We are still doing this!” And, we just posted a long overdue update on the status of ZTA 19-07 and County’s pending litigation against the FCC on the home page. We urge you to click on the link above and read the entire update – as lots has […]

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Opinion: Montgomery Council Must Act Now to Protect Residents From 5G Radiation (Maryland Matters)

Maryland Matters – March 6, 2020 “The next generation in wireless telecommunications is just around the corner, the experts tell us, and the telecom companies that will sell us this technology promise that 5G wireless will do amazing things. But here’s the most amazing thing of all: The Federal Communications Commission is doing everything in its power to ensure the rapid deployment of 5G transmitters in every community across the United States — but has […]

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