MANIFESTO OF LLAGOSTERA (4/4/2003)
The associations and companies related in the enclose, met
(Girona), the days 22 and 23 of February of 2003, or adhered
document, we declare:
That before the problematic that involves the unfold of the
energy model and the establishment of the new technologies
communication, especially before the affectation in the health
persons is common of the uncontrolled and permissive electromagnetic
contamination, as well as the impact on the environment of
installations and infrastructures, precise:
To maximize the prevention of the increase of the risks,
the most maximum severity the principle of precaution that
electromagnetic contamination or electropollution, putting
the health of
the citizens before other considerations of development or
To promote the information and the participation citizen
in it takes of
decisions related to this contaminants installations type.
To preserve the environment and the landscape, rural or urban.
To promote, as objective end, a sustainable energy model
based on the
renewable utilization of energies, the savings and the energy
efficiency, and the production of energy in the same place
To prioritize the network of telecommunication by cable,
avoiding in the
possible thing the way radio.
To reduce the legal limits of labor and/or residential exposition
electromagnetic fields that generate the mobile phone system,
electric lines and the transforming stations. The creation
residential law of zones of radiation, establishing in all
more "sensitive" (schools, geriatric, hospitals,
etc.) zones of security
with "level zero". Also for those citizens, that
like or they need for
motives of health, to live without mobile telephones or without
That, for the attainment of these objectives, we compromise
To diffuse the present information truthful and contrasted
and that go
generating, referred to lines of high tension, transforming
mobile antennae of mobile phone system, etc. (Independent
investigation, sentences, etc).
To demand that the public institutions also report with transparency
absolute independence of the companies of mobile phone system
To promote the implication of the social agents: media of
professional, university, citizens, ecologists, etc.
To demand the independent investigation of new studies elaboration
abound, with greater reliability if fits, in the risk on the
the electric installations and of communication.
To ask an adequate legislation that revise the existing and
to their evident lacks, recognizing explicitly the existence
sanitary risk that behaves the electromagnetic contamination
pollution; regulating the values, distances and other measures
protection; giving priority to the true "general interest",
as are the
health, the welfare and the quality of life of the persons;
renouncing the right of promoting a popular legislative initiative..
To require the immediate fulfillment of the legality in force,
paralysis and immediate dismantling of all the mobile antennae
system, electric lines, stations of transformation and other
installations of risk in illegal situation that have dispensed
mandatory municipal license or break any other regulation
recommendation that assure the prevention of the risk.
To require the excavation and/or removal of the electric
lines that do
not comply to the most minimum garantias of preservation of
by their proximity to dwellings, nuclei inhabited or installations.
To require electromagnetic measures of protection in the
"hot points" to
avoid the permanent exposition of the affected, subsidized
businesses contaminants: operators, companías electric,
To demand an unlimited civil insurance of responsibility,
in consortium by the Government, companies and manufacturers
of all the
teams, networks and electric installations, that cover all
wildlife, architectural, real estate damages, landscapings,
tourist, etc., and above all, the sanitary, so much physicists
neurological as psychic or moral, to short and long-term.
To request from the political parties, electoral coalitions,
voters, etc. that they concur to the next electoral combats,
keep this manifest in mind and that they should be positioned,
in their electoral programs concrete proposals (that would
"commitments" in case of leaving chosen) as the
ones that subsequently
It it put in efficiency plans practice and energy savings.
Mainly in the
lighting and the public equipment.
The promotion ordinances approval that contemplate subsidies
citizens, businesses and companies that install sustainable
energy, they adopt energy measures of savings, etc.
The solar approval of ordinances that oblige the solar installation
energy (thermal and/or fotovoltaica) in the new constructions.
The creation of "local Agencies of Energy", offices
for the information
and the advice of neighbors, private or development, relating
themes and of telecommunication (antennae, mobile)
The regulation of mechanisms that make the participation
possible (with clear tendency to surpass the consultative
to reach the decision-making power).
The regulation in the general planning of the apt places
installation of antennae, electric lines, transforming stations,
Application with the maximum one rigor principle of precaution.
installations will be limited, and they will be dismantled
and they will
move away the existing, according to the most recent recommendations
the Conference of Salzburg, Karolinska, Statement of Alcalá,
The execution of a program of monitoring and control of the
electromagnetic levels of contamination and of their effects
health of the persons.
The making, and subsequent public exposition, of electromagnetic
contamination in which the electric installations be evident
lines, transforming stations. ..) and those of communication
and other), and the determination of the "hot points"
and "sensitive places".
The recommendation, in exercise of the competences of health
consumption, of the responsible use for the mobile telephone,
warning of the risks that involves the contrary thing.
Informant: Josep Planas, Translation
Fw: Brain damage fears over plan to erect 700 police radio
We in Ireland were very interested in reading the O2 story.
exactly what O2, formerly Esat Digifone, did in Ireland some
The anti-mobile phone mast groups in Ireland were able to
Digifone's attempts erect new masts and transmitters at police
which are located in the hearts of our towns and villages,
beside schools, to highlight the health risks of microwave
huge backlash resulted with the government forced to host
in Dublin castle to assuage public fears. It failed with several
people from all over the country, protesting outside in the
choice of speakers added to the alarm.
Michael Repacholi was in attendance and was paraded continuously
national airwaves. If the WHO said there was no scientific
any harm then we would all be okay, we had nothing to worry
However Repacholi's own study results were/are well known
as well as the
fact that he sat on these research results for nearly two
releasing the results. (This study showed a doubling of the
lymphomas in mice subjected to GSM phone radiation over an
18 month period.)
Donal O'Riordan has and will forward more information about
insurance certification that Esat produced in Ireland, which
will be of interest
to groups in Scotland.
having your cell phone ringing in the Microwave
I'm writing about the "Milt Bowling test" of having
your cell phone
ringing in the Microwave. NEVER TURN ON YOUR MICROWAVE DURING
There is a few important things that were left out of the
The Microwave does operate at 2456 MHz or 2.456 Giga Hertz.
radiation signals inside the microwave are analog and are
and UN-modulated waves. They are 800-1000 watts.
You can't compare the microwave analog and the digital cell
these are two completely different types of radiation's.
Your cell phone radiation's are one of the digital systems
or GMSK modulations. The GMSK digital signal have ten times
damaging radiation's than the microwave radiation's of analog.
In Europe they use GSM multiplex system. This has the Gaussian
Shift Keying (GMSK) modulating radiation's. Cingular and VoiceStream
the GMSK system in the USA.
I believe that the GMSK is the most dangerous and damaging
The small holes in the microwave door are a few wave lengths
2.456 GHz. This allows for you to watch the food while its
The lower frequencies wave lengths that were given in the
longer and shouldn't be able to pass through the holes in
the microwave door.
If the microwave is mounted above the stove, then I call
"Cataract eye level". You should never stand in
front of your microwave.
My TriField meter reads +100 milligauss on the magnetic and
ranges at two feet away. The meter will be fluxing up and
down all the
time, that is because the microwave normal operation is to
turns on and
off every 500 milliseconds. No, I was not operating in the
I use the above test to show people HOW STRONG the radiation's
INSIDE THEIR HOME from the local cell tower.
of neighbors in San Francisco
A group of neighbors in San Francisco, California managed
Sprint in 2002 and keep their antennas out of their neighborhood.
was a true success story. The neighborhood group, called SNAFU,
This group has made an inspiring video that tells the story
fight to stop antennas. The video is well done. It is about
We have seen it and believe that it a must see. See it if
you got a
chance. You can reach SNAFU at:
As you might know, we are fighting Sprint to keep their antennas
our residential neighborhood in Berkeley, California. Our
big day is
June 17, 2003, when there will be a Public Hearing in the
City Hall of Berkeley.
We would like to ask a question. Do you know if Sprint had
install antennas, say in your neighborhood, but did not succeed
neighbors fought the installation?
We know of one case in San Francisco, California that happened
We are looking for other instances. This information would
help us to
know more ways to stop Sprint (and other wireless providers).
We're collecting a list of the many people whose leadership
to keep antennas away from MA residents.
Most of them worked against several or all carriers. Offhand,
Concord, Lincoln, Wayland, Carlisle, Reading, among many others,
gotten Sprint in particular denied. I personally delayed Sprint's
initiation in Boston from June 1997 to October 1997. As we
we'll see exactly which communities kept them out.
I believe the current Stamford CT situation involves Sprint.
As of about
a month ago, things seemed to be going well for the community.
quality and hormone levels among radiofrequency heater operators
Grajewski B, Cox C, Schrader SM, Murray WE, Edwards RM, Turner
JM, Shekar SS, Evenson DP, Simon SD, Conover DL.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers
Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA.
Approximately 9,000,000 US workers are occupationally exposed
radiofrequency (RF) radiation; over 250,000 operate RF dielectric
Our purpose was to determine whether male RF heater operators
increased adverse reproductive effects reflected in reduced
quality or altered hormone levels. We measured incident RF
exposures and RF-induced foot currents at four companies.
For 12 male heater operators and a comparison group of 34
men, we measured 33 parameters of semen quality and four serum
Despite wide variation in individual exposure levels, near
strengths and induced foot currents did not exceed current
standard levels and
We observed minor semen quality and hormonal differences
groups, including a slightly higher mean follicle-stimulating
level for exposed operators (7.6 vs 5.8 mIU/mL).
Further occupational studies of RF-exposed men may be warranted.
Source: J Occup Environ Med 2000 Oct;42(10):993-1005
Informant. Reinhard Rückemann