FIRST EVER 5G GLOBAL PROTEST DAY JANUARY 25TH, 2020

Humanity, the Natural World, Earth, and Space are under assault – indeed the entire planet is being microwaved. We were never consulted. We do not consent!! ANNOUNCEMENT (PLEASE SHARE WIDELY!):  Saturday, the 25th of January 2020 will be the first ever 5G Global Protest Day!Please join in as communities, towns, cities and countries around the world rise up against the threat of 5G wireless technology. Two Weeks of Action to raise awareness about the harms of 5G from January […]

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TUESDAY Nov. 19, 2019 HEARING: ACT NOW to Stop County Approval of Cell Towers in Front Yards

UPDATE: The hearing was held Nov. 19, 2019 (related post located here), but there is still time to voice your concerns. Find council contact information at the end of this post. Tuesday Night, Nov. 19: Let’s Pack the County Council Hearing to Oppose Cell Towers as Close as 30 Feet from Our Homes! In order to speak, you need to sign up to make a 3-minute comment Nov. 19, Tuesday, at the County Council hearing on County […]

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WUSA9 Report: Verizon permit delayed over ‘alarming’ radio frequency predictions in Takoma Park

Verizon permit delayed over ‘alarming’ radio frequency predictions in Takoma Park ‘Worst-case predictive modeling’ concludes exposure could be 25-times higher than the FCC limit. Author: Scott Broom | WUSA9 Published: 10:59 PM EST November 7, 2019 Updated: 10:59 PM EST November 7, 2019 Related Links: Community Vision Takes Stand on Cell Tower Safety at Local Building ACTION ALERT: The Montgomery County Council will be holding a Public Hearing on Bill ZTA 19-07 on Tuesday, November 19th […]

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URGENT: We need your help, again – to STOP ZTA 19-07

Montgomery County Coalition to Control Cell Towers-MC4T Dear neighbors, Councilmember Reimer is back with yet another industry tilted Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) 19-07 – written by and for the exclusive benefit of Big Wireless. ZTA 19-07 does NOT protect residents. It is another retread in a series of bad bills that reduces cell pole setbacks in residential zones and further erodes the already insufficient procedural protections for residents.   Bottom line:  ZTA 19-07 will make it faster, easier […]

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The Montgomery County Council will be holding a Public Hearing on Bill ZTA 19-07 on Tuesday, November 19th at 7:30pm at the Montgomery County Council Building

The Montgomery County Council will be holding a Public Hearing on Bill ZTA 19-07 on Tuesday, November 19th at 7:30pm at the Montgomery County Council Building.  If this Bill passes, it will allow the deployment of Small Cell Millimeter Microwave radiating antennas in “some” residential areas every 2-3 or so homes only 30 feet away from our houses. Rick Meyer, President of the Montgomery County Coalition for the Control of Cell Towers provides this commentary: […]

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Letter to Montgomery County Council: 5G and its small cell towers threaten public health

October 2, 2019 To:  The County Council of Montgomery County, Maryland From:  Ronald M. Powell, Ph.D. 5G and its small cell towers threaten public health. Implementing 5G is PURE INSANITY.  It requires yielding to two of the worst trends evident in our society today:  denial of science, which provides massive evidence of harm from radiofrequency radiation; and yielding to pressure from corporations that are willing to hurt the public, without compunction, for short-term profit. Want […]

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Action Alert: Montgomery County is about to vote on 5G cell towers in our front yards!

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Small Cells in Montgomery County Action Alert Montgomery County is about to vote on 5G cell towers in our front yards! The latest effort by Councilman Hans Riemer is a new zoning law that will allow cell towers 30 feet from homes. Here is what you can do now. 1. Talk to your neighbors about 5G. Here are some resources to learn more News Articles “Mobile phones and health: is 5G […]

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Please Attend: 1st Cell Tower Application Hearing, Mon Sept 30, 7:30!!

Community Meeting Monday, Sept. 30, on First Application for Small Cell Tower in City Right-of-Way: For Utility Pole at 902 Merrimac Drive (south of intersection of  Carroll Avenue and University Boulevard) Come Learn & Share Your Concerns with City Staff and Crown Castle Representative. This is the first of 11 small cell towers Crown Castle plans for Takoma Park in the next two years! (See list below.) Time:   Monday, Sept. 30th, at 7:30 p.m. Place:   Takoma […]

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Montgomery County Residents Speaking Out! 5G and its small cell towers threaten public health. Implications for HB654/SB937 and HB1020/SP713 before the Maryland General Assembly

Ronald M. Powell, Ph.D  /  February 25, 2019 5G and its small cell towers threaten public health.  Implications for HB654/SB937 and HB1020/SP713 before the Maryland General Assembly. This message describes, as briefly as I can, the answers to the questions below.  Kindly read what interests you.  I present these comments as a retired U.S. Government career scientist (Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Harvard University). Why is control of 5G secondary to stopping its deployment? Why are […]

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Local Voices Should Speak Louder than ISPs (Common Cause Maryland)

Large wireless carriers like Verizon and AT&T are in the process of deploying the next generation of wireless broadband technology known as “5G.” 5G will use infrastructure called “small cells” that will be deployed on street lights, poles, buildings, and homes to boost wireless signals. Local communities through their elected officials have a lot of power to oversee the deployment process for broadband infrastructure including 5G. In communities across Maryland, citizens and local government have […]

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