5
Nov
2010

Biological effects from exposure to electromagnetic radiation emitted by cell tower base stations and other antenna arrays

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/story_print.html?id=3780588&sponsor=

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New study warns of risks from emissions, suggests towers be kept away from homes

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/health/study+warns+risks+from+emissions+suggests+towers+kept+away+from+homes/3779997/story.html#ixzz14RadUQ2w


Informant: Andrew Michrowski

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CHE partner Blake Levitt has posted the following news release:

For Release 5 November 2010

PLEASE CITE ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS (PUBLISHED BY NRC RESEARCH PRESS) AND OUR WEBSITE, http://pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/rp-ps/journals.jsp?lang=eng, AS THE SOURCE OF THE FOLLOWING ITEM. IF PUBLISHING ONLINE, PLEASE CARRY A HYPERLINK TO http://pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/rp-ps/journals.jsp?lang=eng

Radiation from cell phone towers, Wi-Fi , smart grids, and other sources: What are the long-term effects?

Ottawa, Canada ? Documented biological effects of short-term exposure to low-intensity radiofrequency radiation (RFR)?such as those emitted from cell tower base stations and other antenna arrays?include headaches, skin rashes, sleep disturbances, depression, concentration problems, and dizziness. But scientists know little about the long-term effects of RFR. An article in the 2010 volume of Environmental Reviews examines existing studies of people living or working near cellular infrastructure and other pertinent studies that could apply to long-term, low-level RFR.

The world?s population is 6.5 billion; recent industry figures for 2010 figures put the global number of cell phone users at 5.1 billion, and growing. As Wi-Fi antennas and cellular phone base stations increase in number, questions arise regarding the general population living or working near transmitting facilities: Do biological and (or) health effects occur after exposure to low-intensity RFR? Do health effects accumulate over time, since the exposure is of a long duration and may be intermittent? The paper is a comprehensive examination of studies of people living near wireless infrastructure and points to potential effects on other species, such as birds, bats and insects, when air is considered as habitat.

The authors, B. Blake Levitt and Henry Lai, draw from the existing literature to make several recommendations. They say the US Federal Communications Commission should update outdated guidelines. Exposure of the general population to RFR from wireless communications devices and transmission towers should be kept to a minimum. Regular monitoring of base stations should be considered, and background ambient levels measured at specific distances from proposed tower sites before and after they go online, to establish baseline data in case adverse effects in the population are reported later. Unfortunately, it may be too late, the authors say: with so much background RFR today, it is already almost impossible to find a ?clean? RFR environment.

The article will appear in Environmental Reviews (pp. 369?395), published online on 5 November 2010 by the NRC Research Press.

Full reference

Levitt, B.B. and Lai, H. 2010. Biological effects from exposure to electromagnetic radiation emitted by cell tower base stations and other antenna arrays. Environmental Reviews, 18 : 369?395. DOI: 10.1139/A10-018

For more information, contact:
B. Blake Levitt (New Preston, Conn., US)
Email: blakelevit(at)cs.com or bbl353355@gmail.com


Informant: Sarah Dacre

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The new Levitt/Lai paper, "Biological Effects from Exposure to Electromagnetic Radiation Emitted by Cell Tower Base Stations and Other Antenna Arrays" can be found free at:
http://rparticle.web-p.cisti.nrc.ca/rparticle/RpArticleViewer?_handler_=HandleInitialGet&journal=er&volume=18&calyLang=eng&media=html&articleFile=a10-018.pdf

Please note the disclaimer by NRC Press. There is a misunderstanding in the early coverage today in The Ottawa Citizen (see link below) that our paper is a report issued by Canada's National Research Council. Rather, it is an individual paper, among the many they publish annually.


Blake Levitt


The publisher of Environmental Reviews is Canadian Science Publishing, a not-for-profit company (operating under the brand NRC Research Press http://nrcresearchpress.com). There has been some confusion as the publisher is not National Research Council of Canada.

About the Publisher
Canadian Science Publishing, a not-for-profit company (operating under the brand NRC Research Press http://nrcresearchpress.com ). It is the foremost scientific publisher in Canada and one of the most advanced electronic publishing services in the world. Since 1929, it has been publishing peer-reviewed international science on a not-for-profit basis with support from members of the Canadian scientific community. With over 50 highly skilled experts and an editorial staff comprising some of the world?s leading researchers, NRC Research Press (Canadian Science Publishing) communicates scientific discoveries to over 100 countries, and publishes 15 journals, with more than 2000 manuscripts each year, in all scientific disciplines. All journals are available online full-text and are accessible before print publication.

The authors of the study are not affiliated with or employed by the National Research Council of Canada. The views of the authors in no way reflect the opinions of the National Research Council of Canada. Requests for commentary about the contents of the study should be directed to the authors.

The NRC Research Press is a operating under the new name of Canadian Science Publishing not-for-profit company. Canadian Science Publishing publishes peer-reviewed international research which is intended to reflect the views of the authors.

Ottawa Citizen story at:
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/health/study%20warns%20risks%20from%20emissions%20suggests%20towers%20kept%20away%20from%20homes/3779997/story.html


Informant: Iris Atzmon

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Important and excellent review with open acces:

Environmental reviews, 18: 369-395 (2010)

Biological effects from exposure to electromagnetic radiation emitted by cell tower base stations and other antenna arrays Open Access

B. Blake Levitt and Henry Lai

download here:

http://pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/rp-ps/inDetail.jsp?jcode=er&vol=18&is=NA&lang=eng

[ Abstract
http://rparticle.web-p.cisti.nrc.ca/rparticle/AbstractTemplateServlet?calyLang=eng&journal=er&volume=18&year=0&issue=NA&msno=a10-018

Full text:

http://article.pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/RPAS/RPViewDoc?_handler_=HandleInitialGet&calyLang=eng&journal=er&volume=18&articleFile=a10-018.pdf ]


Alfonso Balmori

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Important review on biological effects of antennas by Levitt and Lai 2010

http://inthesenewtimes.com/2010/11/07/important-review-on-biological-effects-of-antennas-by-levitt-and-lai-2010/


Researchers Warn of Potential Dangers Posed by Cell Phone Towers

http://www.fairwarning.org/2010/11/researchers-warn-of-potential-dangers-posed-by-cell-phone-towers/


Informant: Martin Weatherall

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Cellphone issues in Ottawa - National Research Council

French Version and Abstract

http://www.next-up.org/pdf/Ottawa_Citizen_Une_nouvelle_etude_met_en_garde_contre_les_risques_des_irradiations_et_suggere_que_les_antennes_relais_soient_a_l_ecart_des_logements_05_11_2010.pdf

http://www.next-up.org/Newsoftheworld/Medias.php

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Committee wants further study on wireless radiation

Ottawa Citizen

Some witnesses called for more stringent government regulation on the levels of exposure of electromagnetic radiation emitted by cellphones, ...

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Committee+wants+further+study+wireless+radiation/3964290/story.html



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