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Environmental Working Group’s comments to the Federal Communications Commission proposed rule on Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields, published on April 6, 2020 FCC ET Docket No. 19-226, submitted electronically to https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/ https://www.ewg.org/testimony-official-correspondence/ewg-comments-fcc-human-exposure-radiofrequency-electromagnetic
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Electromagnetic Radiation Safety, May 6, 2020 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requested public input regarding radio frequency radiation (RFR) exposure limits and policies in the United States via Docket #13-84 in 2013. The earliest submission for this docket was dated June 24, 2012. As of January 21, 2020, the FCC had received 1,302 submissions for...
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Image: http://www.activageproject.eu/ In 2008, the Rockefeller Foundation brought together a group of people at their seminal conference “eHealth connect” and coined the term “mHealth”. It was short-hand to describe the use of a mobile phone to perform healthcare. The term “mHealth” gave weight to a new industry that the world could never have imagined. https://www.openmhealth.org/mhealth-2020/...
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Starlink satellites are relatively small compared to others in orbit. The unit is about the size of an office desk, weighing +- 260kg). Each satellite features a single solar array and 4 powerful phased array antennas. Starlink satellite For propulsion purposes the satellites are equipped with ion thrusters, powered by krypton that enables the satellites...
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SpaceX seeks to modify Starlink regulatory license SpaceX recently submitted an application to the Federal Communication Commission proposing to operate more satellites in lower orbits than the FCC previously authorized. The first phase of the Starlink network will include 1,584 satellites orbiting 341 miles (550 kilometers) above Earth. That part of the constellation, which SpaceX...
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Arguing on behalf of U.S. cities, Best Best & Krieger LLP Partner Joseph Van Eaton told a U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals three-judge panel on Monday that the FCC’s 2018 orders limiting local authority over small cell deployment were inconsistent with the statute, arbitrary and capricious, and unconstitutional. Read more at: https://www.bbklaw.com/News-Events/News-Room/2020/In-the-News/02/BB-K-Partner-Joseph-Van-Eaton-Argues-Against-FCC-O?utm_source=Social_Media&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=ITN_Sprint_v_FCC_9th_Circuit&utm_content=In_the_News The video of...
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Law360 (February 10, 2020, 9:44 PM EST) — A California federal judge refused Apple‘s motion to dismiss a proposed class action claiming it fraudulently marketed iPhones as safe and exposed consumers to excessive radiofrequency radiation, instead converting the motion to a summary judgment bid and sending the case to discovery. U.S. District Judge William Alsup said...
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A new paper suggests that the agency broke U.S. environmental law in its approval of the satellites and that if it were to be sued in court, it would likely lose. By Jonathan O’Callaghan on January 16, 2020 Trails of reflected light from dozens of recently launched Starlink satellites obscure an image of the NGC 5353/4 galaxy group,...
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LEGAL ALERTS DEC 13, 2019 Will this Quell Public Concerns About the Safety of 5G Deployments? As wireless carriers increasingly seek to install wireless networks on utility poles and street lights within communities across the country, they often encounter public opposition in the local approval process based on the facilities’ purported health risks. While these debates...
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