Mill Valley CA blocks 5G

Bay Area city blocks 5G deployments over cancer concerns

The Bay Area may be the center of the global technology industry, but that hasn’t stopped one wealthy enclave from protecting itself from the future.

The city council of Mill Valley, a small town located just a few miles north of San Francisco, voted unanimously late last week to effectively block deployments of small-cell 5G wireless towers in the city’s residential areas.

Through an urgency ordinance, which allows the city council to immediately enact regulations that affect the health and safety of the community, the restrictions and prohibitions will be put into force immediately for all future applications to site 5G telecommunications equipment in the city. Applications for commercial districts are permitted under the passed ordinance.

The ordinance was driven by community concerns over the health effects of 5G wireless antennas. According to the city, it received 145 pieces of correspondence from citizens voicing opposition to the technology, compared to just five letters in support of it — a ratio of 29 to 1. While that may not sound like much, the city’s population is roughly 14,000, indicating that about 1% of the population had voiced an opinion on the matter.

Blocks on 5G deployments are nothing new for Marin County, where other cities including San Anselmo and Ross have passed similar ordinances designed to thwart 5G expansion efforts over health concerns.

These restrictions on small cell site deployments could complicate 5G’s upcoming nationwide rollout. While 5G standards have yet to be standardized, one model that has broad traction in the telecommunications industry is to use so-called “small cell” antennas to increase bandwidth and connection quality while reducing infrastructure and power costs. Smaller antennas are easier to install and will be loss obtrusive, reducing the concerns of urban preservationists to unsightly tower masts that have long plagued the deployment of 4G antennas in communities across the United States.

Perhaps most importantly, these small cells emit less radiation, since they are not designed to provide as wide of coverage as traditional cell sites. The telecom industry has long vociferously denied a link between antennas and health outcomes, although California’s Department of Public Health has issued warnings about potential health effects of personal cell phone antennas. Reduced radiation emissions from 5G antennas compared to 4G antennas would presumably further reduce any health effects of this technology.

Restrictions like Mill Valley’s will make it nearly impossible to deploy 5G in a timely manner. As one industry representative told me in an interview a few months ago, “It takes 18 months to get the permit to deploy, and 2 hours to install.” Multiplied by the hundreds of sites required to cover a reasonably-sized urban neighborhood, and the 5G rollout goes beyond daunting to well-near impossible.

While health concerns have bubbled in various municipalities, those concerns are not shared globally. China, through companies like Huawei, is investing billions of dollars to design and build 5G infrastructure, in hopes of stealing the industry crown from the United States, which is the market leader in 4G technologies.

Those competitive concerns have increasingly been a priority at the FCC, where chairman Ajit Pai  and his fellow Republican commissioners have pushed hard to overcome local concerns around health and historical preservation. The commission voted earlier this year on new siting rules that would accelerate 5G adoption.

Mill Valley’s ordinance is designed to frustrate those efforts, while remaining within the letter of federal law, which preempts local ordinances. Mill Valley’s mayor has said that the city will look to create a final ordinance over the next year.

What’s wrong with 5G and telecom hype?

Notes from Dr. Devra Davis and Americans For Responsible Technology during a zoom meeting 4/15/20 on 5G. (some slides from presentation below)

First, the telecom companies have been charging you different fees on your phone/telecom bill for years with the reasoning that they will use these funds to expand fiberoptic systems to reach more remote areas. Because of this they have amassed funds from customers that have not been used because they haven’t done this expansion. Now they are going to use the funds to expand 5G without your consent and using the funds that you paid into for a completely different purpose. Throughout the world telecom companies have disclaimers and warnings on wireless devices (see chart below) and have restricted frequency levels that have proven to cause harm. Even warnings from telecom companies to their shareholders have indicate that they cannot be insured for suits brought from people being harmed by these frequencies. Several telecom company executives in other countries have resigned rather than be personally liable in such a lawsuit. Do the insurers know the risks that we are not privy to?

So what’s wrong with 5G besides the fact that the infrastructure will have to be overwhelming because these frequencies are short range and therefore require hundreds or thousands or units on poles and structures vs. one cell tower?  These units will also require higher usage of electricity putting our grid system in overload. The 5G hazard is just an upgrade from the hazards we are already receiving from 3G and 4G through our cell phones, WiFi, smart meters and smart houses. The 5G frequencies were actually developed years ago as a weapon to induce pain, although if used sparingly it can actually treat chronic pain. Did you know the airports scanners are a form of 5G and are used to detect explosives?

The big hazard to the body is that the frequencies from 5G are absorbed through our skin and eyes and detrimentally effect our cells. Our sweat glands resonate with these frequencies creating dis-ease in the body. 5G affects cell growth repair so if the person is older or has some sort of immune-compromised illness they will likely be more affected*. The frequencies also disrupt the body’s ability to maintain antioxidant and glutathione levels when they are within 80 meters of the 5G unit, and also alter cell membranes, changes gene expressions and alter our cell death cycle and bacteria growth.

Japan, the USA and Canada have the highest allowable levels of RF exposure in the world. What do the other countries know that we aren’t being told? According to the Environmental Health Trust publication 5G uses frequencies from low to high band currently sub 6GHz. These have proven to cause cancer, but other risks to our health can include DNA , brain/memory, and sperm/reproductive damage, not to mention the extreme environmental risks to insects and trees.  5G is poised to be the undoing of personal freedoms, human biological sustenance, and the health of the planet. With 5G being launched agressively without need for local zoning approval during the pandemic, we all need to take our heads out of the sand and take a stand against this Orwellian technology.

For details please visit https://ehtrust.org/ and https://www.americansforresponsibletech.org/ and www.safehelpsyou.org

*could frequency clusters (like in hospitals) see more virus deaths due to lowered immunity?

Trump law advocates 5G in a hurry!

I heard today that this didn’t pass due to an impressive phone bank of complaints. It was referred to committee so we have more time to fight it.

-ed.

ALTERNATIVE NEWS

Donald Trump Signs The “Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020″ Into Law

President Donald Trump signed into law a pair of bills designed to boost wireless and broadband networks: the Secure 5G and Beyond Act and the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act.

In the case of 5G wireless technology, a number of scientists, journalists and activists have voiced their concern regarding the implementation of such technology. A few months ago, a number of doctors, scientists and activists have sent a National 5G Resolution letter to President Trump, requesting a moratorium on 5G technology until the potential hazards for human health have been appropriately investigated.

Dr. Martin L. Pall, PhD and Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Basic Medical Sciences at Washington State University wrote a report whose title says it all: “5G: Great risk for EU, U.S. and International Health! Compelling Evidence for Eight Distinct Types of Great Harm Caused by Electromagnetic Field(EMF) Exposures and the Mechanism that Causes Them.”  In his report he bluntly stated the following:

“Putting in tens of millions of 5G antennae without a single biological test of safety has got to be about the stupidest idea anyone has had in the history of the world.”

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What does 5G have to do with the CoronaVirus?

What does 5G have to do with the

CoronaVirus?

This post is excerpted from a long but well bibliographied article on the potential reason for the spread and lethal nature of the Corona virus. I suggest going to the website after you read this post and checking out the whole article. the 5G technology has NEVER been properly vetted for biological effects on humans and the environment and this virus could be our wake up call.

China, 5G, And The Wuhan Coronavirus

By Paul Doyon*    (excerpted here from the entire article https://www.electricsense.com/5g-coronavirus/

Could there be a link between the Coronavirus and 5G? Researcher and building biologist Paul Doyon has just spent the last 18 months in China. He’s written a brilliant article laying out the evidence. And how you can protect yourself—an EMF based protection strategy. Warning: this is a heavy science based article https://www.electricsense.com/5g-coronavirus/ with nearly 100 references to studies—neither Paul or myself want to be accused of fear-mongering:

The Chinese telecom companies started to offer commercial 5G services to its customers on the first of November last year. China had suddenly turned on the 5G switch, just less than two months before the COVID-19 outbreak, suddenly blanketing many cities with this 5G wireless radiation. At the moment, with 10,000 recently installed 5G antennas plastering its city, Wuhan is probably one of the most 5G-electropolluted cities on the planet. In fact, the highest death rates outside of China have been in places already implementing 5G technology, South Korea and Italy, for example.

And as of this writing, South Korea’s numbers of COVID-19 cases are also starting to skyrocket. As we can see from the above article, South Korea has the second highest number of 5G antennas with 75,000. That is a lot for a country its size. Is there a connection? I think there is with at present (Feb. 29, 2020) also the highest number of coronavirus cases (3150) and one of the highest number of death rates (17) outside of ChinaThe three cities in Zhejiang Province with the most cases have been Hangzhou (168 cases), Ningbo (156 cases), and Wenzhou (503 cases), 50 which are also curiously the cities selected to trial the 5G. 8400 5G base stations have recently been installed in Zhejiang Province.

Link 5G and biological effects: Wireless radiation from 1G to 5G have all emitted modulated “Radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic fields (EMFs)” and there are literally thousands of studies showing biological effects from exposures to man-made electromagnetic waves, and out of these, hundreds showing biological effects on the immune system. (see article for studies) While there are multiple mechanisms involved by which EMFs do weaken the immune system, there is no question that EMFs can indeed have an adverse effect on the immune system. Furthermore, as we have gone up the spectrum from 1G to 5G, with each new generation there has been increased modulation, and increased modulation means increased biological effects and biological harm for all life on this planet. 5G is no exception. Oram Miller goes onto further explain, “All of these advanced technologies push more cell signals into the same airspace at faster speeds with far more modulation than current 4G cell technologies.”

In a recent paper of his titled “Massive Predicted Effects of 5G,” (Dec. 17, 2019) 69 Dr. Martin Pall, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Basic Medical Sciences, Washington State University) states that “given the high pulsation level for 5G radiation, even short exposures may well produce severe biological effects,” not to mention the power densities of up to 30 times higher than previous systems of 1G to 4G and with penetration being enhanced via the magnetic component. He is predicting that with the full-fledged turning on of 5G (versus just its trial phase, where there is little communication yet happening with the 5G), that we will be seeing (1) decreased human reproduction, (2) lowered collective brain function, (3) very early-onset Alzheimer’s, (4) increased autism and ADHD, (5) deterioration of the human gene pool, and (6) massive increases in cardiac arrests.

While following the rollout of 5G, he has tracked numerous signs of its biological effects. For example, he has outlined increases in neuropsychiatric effects, cardiac effects, and electromagnetic hypersensitivity, taken from Swiss online articles, 70 71 as what we are starting to see with the advent of this technology:
• Increases in insomnia, tinnitus, headaches, inability to concentrate, and fatigue.
• Increases in electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS).
• Increases in cardiac arrhythmias.

Conclusion

China is a great country with an amazing populace who have made astounding advancements creating a very sophisticated modern country in the last ten years, surpassing many other modern countries in many ways. However, given the facts that

  1. we have real data that shows indeed that wireless radiation impacts the immune system;
    2. we have numerous patients outside of the 5G zone showing no or only mild symptoms,
    3. there have recently been 10,000 5G antennas installed and turned on in Wuhan, not to mention 130,000 5G antennas installed throughout greater China;
    4. there have recently been 5G systems installed in numerous hospitals in China, not to mention the new COVID-19 hospitals;
    5. we are seeing higher numbers of COVID-19 infections in places like Hangzhou and Wenzhou, not to mention South Korea, etc. where they have also recently installed numerous 5G antennas; and
    6. there has been no testing done to find out the biological implications of exposing life forms to this radiation.

We can conclude that the real problem here may very well in fact be with the 5G electromagnetic radiation weakening people’s immune systems, not to mention possibly making the virus itself more virulent. And if this is true and if China does not change course, 5G might very well become its — and the rest of the world’s Titanic — with the COVID-19 (and others like it) its icebergs.

*Paul Doyon is a researcher, writer, and teacher and educator of 33 years, who inadvertently became involved in researching the EMF issue after becoming sick in 2005, whilst living in the vicinity of several cell phone towers. He has spent 27 years of his adult life living outside his home country of the USA, teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and English as a Second Language (ESL), mostly at the university, college, and in international school levels. Paul is a Building Biology Practitioner (BBP) and Electromagnetic Radiation Specialist (EMRS) with the International Institute for Building Biology and Ecology(IBE). He is also the founder of the website EMF Refugee.

Fox News alerts: cell phone radiation risk

Occasionally, the media gets it right. Tucker Carlson on iPhone testing at 5x higher than legal radiation limits: “Twenty years from now, we’re going to look at that and laugh bitterly, like one of those Camel ads with smoking doctors.”
Thanks to the advent of technology, we can access and share information through our phones at lightning speed. We use it to educate ourselves and keep updated with current events. We use it for entertainment, and we use it for work.

However, this advancement comes with a price. In the video above (and on YouTube here), Tucker Carlson talks about the health risks of using mobile phones, and why it’s crucial to raise awareness of this urgent matter.

Carlson states,

“The National Toxicology Program, a government organization, found that ‘high exposure to radiofrequency radiation used by cell phones was associated with clear evidence of tumors in rats.’

“In 2012, Italy’s Supreme Court upheld a ruling that said there was a link between a business executive’s brain tumor and his heavy use of a mobile phone.”

Phones Exceed the Legal Limits of Radiation Exposure

The main health-related criteria for a phone to be approved for sale by FCC is by ensuring the device will not exceed the maximum allowable Specific Absorption Rating (SAR). This standard, however, is much too relaxed and is not based on the existing body of science, but rather on the thermal effect only.

While the SAR rating is based on a heating effect only, thousands of studies indicate non-thermal effects, and thus conclude that the SAR limit is entirely inadequate.

But today’s phones are now proven to exceed even the SAR-based legal limit of radiation.

The Chicago Tribune tested almost a dozen of phones according to the federal guidelines at an FCC-accredited lab. According to the Tribune, iPhone 7, one of the most popular smartphones ever sold, measured over the legal limit and is more than twice the amount of what Apple has reported to the regulators from its own testing.

As mentioned by Tucker Carlson in the video, in another lawsuit against Apple and Samsung, a test in an FCC-accredited lab shows that at 0mm, iPhone 8 hits the user with 5 times more radiation than the federal exposure limit allows, while Samsung hits users up to 3 times the limit,

Poor Testing Standards and Lawsuit

The FCC allows manufacturers to test their phone’s radiofrequency radiation emissions from up to 25 millimeters away from the body.

However, when we talk to someone on the phone, we normally have it right beside our ears. And having our phones in our pockets puts it at 2mm or less away from our body, making the testing criteria inapplicable and useless.

Not to mention its “one-size-fits-all” approach that doesn’t consider children or pregnant users of these phones.

With all the screening and testing being done, keep in mind that only one phone needs to be tested before millions of phones go on sale. At the same time, manufacturers can select the testing lab.

These poor testing standards are not only inaccurate based on how people use their phones, but it also leaves too much room for inconsistency and perhaps, dishonesty, with the results reported to the FCC and the emissions of the actual phones that will be used by the consumer.

In a December 2019 class action lawsuit against Apple and Samsung stemming from the Tribune’s tests, a California judge called the FCC “dumb”, before moving the case to trial.

(NOTE: While this story was updated here, there are indications that pressure was likely applied by industry and/or their captured agencies to change the story in an attempt to deflect focus from the FCC as a culpable party, so there was perhaps more accuracy in the originally-published story.)

Phone Manufacturers Are Deceiving Us

One of the most censored subjects in the USA according to American organization Project Censored, the Phonegate Scandal revealed the general deception by phone manufacturers about the real exposure values of SAR (the unit used to measure RFR absorption rate).

With the Tribune’s tests, Apple disputed the results, stating that the tests were not done the way Apple does them, without going to the specifics of what was out of the ordinary, and did not respond to requests for clarification.

These and other obvious efforts to mask the truth from the consumers and hide the fact that we are being overexposed to harmful radiofrequency radiation is a serious matter that concerns all of us.

Sadly, there is not yet enough conversation in the country about this issue and our health and safety are being sidelined.

With 5G being deployed despite no testing that indicates it is safe, this makes the issue critically urgent.

There are far too few stories like this in our mainstream media, which is heavily influenced by advertising dollars and business arrangements with wireless companies.

With almost non-existent media attention, it’s up to us to spread the word and help make our voices louder until we are heard, and until action is taken to ensure the health and safety of our community.

As Tucker Carlson correctly says,

“Twenty years from now, we’re going to look at that and laugh bitterly, like one of those Camel ads with smoking doct

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MA EMF bills out of committee!!

News from Massachusettes for Safe Technology:

The Massachusetts EMF bills…

Thank you to everyone who wrote bills, sent in testimony, called in support, or simply sent good energy our way — it is working and we just cleared several hurdles!

Joint Committee on Consumer Protection

  • Reported out favorably: Senator Julian Cyr’s S. 129 to form a commission to investigate the health and economic impact of wireless radiation.

Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy

  • Reported out favorably: Senator Michael Moore’s S. 1988 right-to-choose non-radiation-emitting utility meters.

Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies

  • Filed a May 4 extension for H. 383 so they have time to investigate. We presented the facts on 5G and have their attention.

Other Committees

  • We suspect the remaining bills have been sent to study, which means they could be revisited until July 31st, or not.
  • I will post updates as they are confirmed at Understanding EMFs.

 

What Happens Next?

Advancing bills will need to go to the House and Senate for approval, then to the Governor’s desk to be enacted before the end of the year.

New Hampshire and Oregon have acted swiftly, so we remain hopeful Massachusetts will be next!

We await the Senate Clerk’s assignment to the next committee and will be in touch with quick action items once we know more.
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Are we insane?

Talk about space debris and no allowing humans to have a choice on whether they get smothered with alien frequencies…

 

Current List of Companies Planning 5G Satellites

As of today, the following companies are planning to launch, or are already launching, 5G satellites into low orbit around the Earth:

SpaceX, based in the United States, has plans for 42,000 satellites, has already launched 120, intends to launch 60 at a time twice a month during 2020, and is developing a larger rocket that can launch 120 at a time. As soon as 420 satellites are in orbit, it plans to turn them on. That could be as early as February 2020.

OneWeb, based in the United Kingdom, has plans for 5,260 satellites and intends to launch 30 at a time every three to four weeks beginning in January 2020. As soon as 300 satellites are in orbit, in late 2020, it plans to turn them on.

Telesat, based in Canada, has plans for 512 satellites, and intends to begin service in 2021.

Amazon has plans for 3,236 satellites and intends to begin service as soon as 578 are in orbit.

Facebook has plans for thousands of satellites but has not disclosed its plans to the public.

Roscosmos, the Russian Space Agency, has plans for 640 satellites, to be deployed between 2022 and 2026.

Aerospace Science and Industry Corp., a Chinese state-owned company, has plans for 156 satellites, to be in place by 2022.

 

The above companies will broadcast only 5G and will sell user devices that will be mounted on homes and vehicles and will function as small cells. Another company, Lynk, has plans for “several thousand” satellites that will communicate directly with cell phones and will broadcast not only 5G, but also 2G, 3G and 4G. Lynk intends to begin service in 2023.

In addition to these satellite plans, Loon, a subsidiary of Google, has a contract to provide Internet to remote areas of the Amazon rainforest in Peru from stratospheric balloons.

GLOBAL DAY OF PROTEST – JANUARY 25, 2020

So far, groups in the following countries have announced that they are organizing events on January 25, 2020 as part of the Global Day of Protest against 5G:

Australia
Austria
Canada
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
France

Germany
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Serbia
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom
United States

 

MA Smart Meter Hearling Update Sept. 2019

Smart Meter Hearing Update

Thanks so much to those who sent in testimony for the three Massachusetts utility smart meter bills!

(If you haven’t had a chance, there’s still time and every voice counts — here’s the template to make it easy.)

Yesterday nine constituents testified before the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. We hope to have video to share soon.

Some highlights:

  • The legislators heard personal experiences, the science, and what other states and countries are already doing to protect their citizens.
  • They also heard details on National Grid’s fraudulent smart grid pilot program in Worcester, MA.
  • Senate Chair Michael Barrett stopped to ask good questions about the science.
  • We laid out solutions and handed both the House and Senate Chairs the roadmap to safe, sustainable technology: the policy book Reinventing Wires: The Future of Landlines and Networks.
  • Industry representatives were in the hearing chamber so we got to educate them too; they chose not to testify.

We are so grateful for the tireless work of our world scientists, health care professionals, educators, advocates — and a growing number of public servants tuning into the wireless radiation issue. We know it is on your shoulders we stand as we work together to move the needle toward safe technology.

The public policy process in Massachusetts is a long one — this session goes until December 2020 but perhaps our legislators will move more swiftly now that New Hampshire and Oregon have passed wireless radiation bills into law.

The Next Bills: October 7

We just found out the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure has scheduled two more of our bills for public hearing:

Monday, October 7, 1-4 p.m.
Massachusetts State House, Gardner Auditorium

Senator Julian Cyr’s S. 129 and S. 130 seek, respectively, to:

  • Form a special commission to research the impact of electromagnetic (EMR) and radiofrequency (RFR) radiation on consumer protection, public health, and technology
  • Emulate the Berkeley, CA ordinance to notify the public of the fine print radiation warnings

I’ll create a template soon and ask for testimonies to be sent in again. If folks can make arrangements to testify in person too, these are perhaps our two strongest bills this session.

WILL 5G CAUSE TREES TO SPONTANEOUS COMBUST?

According to Martin Pall, phD, talking at the 5G Summit who has done scientific research on 5G and its effect on plants, he claims that 5G and their associated EMFs can trigger a regulatory system that normally protects the plan,t but when you excite it with EMFs, you can get high levels of terpenoids that are highly flammable. This is like spraying the plant with gasoline. These terpene responses can spread to other plants and when you accumulate enough of these terpenes under calm wind and hot conditions you may get spontaneous combustion. This will cause fires and he suspects this may have exacerbated the California wildfires that encroached into towns where the EMF towers contributed to the combustion. Wind and cool temps will diffuse the terpenes. This is a good reason for towns to take a hard look at the 5G infrastructure which will install many mini small cell towers and flood our trees and plants with terpene-causing electromagnetic frequencies.

Italy links cell phone use to cancer

On 30 January, 2019, an Italian Court in the city of Monza, Italy ruled that the Acoustic Neuroma brain tumor of an airport employee was caused by exposure to the radiation from a cell phone he used for over 10 years for his work. The court determined that the tumor has permanently incapacitated him, and ruled it to be an occupational disease. PRESS HERE for the Court’s Decision.

This is the fourth case in which the courts in Italy determined that an Acoustic Neuroma type brain tumor was caused by a cell phone, and the fifth court to make such ruling as in the first case the court decision was appealed and later confirmed by Italy’s Supreme Court.

Fifth Court in Italy Ruled Cell Phones Cause Cancer and Determined It Is An Occupational Disease

Digital Dementia – coming to you.

This is the best video on electronics and “digital dementia” done in the UK… sometimes a little slow but if you can’t watch all of it… just check out these parts.

start at 3:23… all about kids and wifi/cell phones… scary what it does to them. Minute 7 about video games and what they do to the brain… electronic cocaine! Minute 10 .. about cell phones and school kids scores.  11:30.. computer tests kids do worse than written; 13:15… why computers are detrimental to learning; 14:22… damage young brains;  15:13.. RF and ADD and behavior and memory  16:45… Korea has illness digital dementia, 19:08- 19:4- cell towers and cancer and DNA damage. 21:22 – 22:23… better fiberoptics and the hazards of 5G

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mf-Efnk7g4k