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-an advocacy organization by concerned citizens
-a site for science, research and policy, led by an RF-EMF PhD scientist
-a consortium of scientists working to strengthen protection from radio frequency electromagnetic fields
“The research doesn’t give a straight answer and without a straight answer, you must decide to locate the tower away from children.”
Property Value Information
Cell Towers, Antennas Problematic for Buyers - this is an article about a very compelling report done by the National Institute for Science, Law and Public Policy
Burbank ACTION (Against Cell Towers In Our Neighborhood) with a thorough review of impacts to property value because of cell towers
A Pushback Against Cell Towers by the New York Times.
Phone Masts Blight Home Sales
Recent County Cell Tower Decisions
US Department of the Interior letter documenting impact to wildlife.
Recent study showing that cell towers kill trees.
The 911 Myth: Some people believe that if a cell phone shows "no service" that 911 can't be reached. This isn't true. If there is a carrier with any coverage whatsoever in the area, the 911 call will get through. Here's an article on the subject. Even old phones that aren't in a carrier contract can be used for 911. The only time it wouldn't work is if there is no service in the area at all, and that's just not a problem in our area.
International appeal by scientists to the U.N. to strengthen protection from RF-EMF.
Cell Towers Increase Cancer Four-Fold - research paper shows a 300 % increase in cancer for people who live within approx. 1500 feet of a cell tower for an average of 5 years
IARC Classified Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields as Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans - press release from the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer
An excellent 15-minute YouTube video created by a woman fighting cell tower installation in Southern California. Provides a thorough collection of recent information pertaining to health, conflicts of interest, and legal issues.
Q&A created by a community in Connecticut to fight a neighborhood cell tower. Excellent collection of information.
Neighbors Divided Over Cell Tower Proposal - an excellent article summarizing the health risk evidence
Dangers of Living Near a Cell Tower Raised - article in East County Magazine
Biological Effects from Exposure to Electromagnetic Radiation - published research paper
Cell towers catch fire and collapse. This link provides a good list of examples and resources.
BioInitiative 2012 Report - finds that negative effects are clearly established to occur with very low exposure levels (non-thermal levels) to electromagnetic fields and radiofrequency radiation exposures
Must Watch - short video that describes clearly the concern about wireless in general and cell towers specifically.
Health Effects from Cell Phone Tower Radiation - excellent article, although the original has disappeared. Also posted in the comment section of this article. Also as a PDF here from Mt. Shasta Bio-Regional Ecology Center
Cellular Towers, the Hidden Secrets - an excellent paper by someone who was approached to install a cell tower on their property, did extensive research, and then became a vocal opponent due to the shady nature of the cell companies and the serious health risks involved
Cell tower-related cancer risk in India - expert interview on how the industry is misrepresenting the research
New study links over 7,000 cancer deaths to cell tower radiation exposure - article in NaturalNews.com
Video presentations, here and here by Dr. Magda Havas on health impacts of wireless technology generally. She dedicates portions of these talks to the effects of cell towers on nearby residents.
An extraordinary report from SwissCom with full admission of DNA damage and cancer from non-thermal effects of cell phones and cell towers
WSJ reports that 1 in 10 cell towers violate RF radiation safety rules. FCC says it can't monitor them all. Actual article is behind a pay-wall, but the link above discusses the article.