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EMFSA’s interpretation of the City’s decision: What are “minor freestanding cell masts” ? Read as: 4G, 5G and Wi-Fi small cells ‘minor freestanding masts and minor rooftop masts can be installed at or on these sites WITHOUT prior land use APPROVAL from the City or adjacent LAND OWNERS’ Provisions to allow for the installation of...
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OCTOBER 23, 2019 CHUCK TAYLOR Credit: VICHAILAO / iStock / Getty Images Plus The Louisiana House unanimously voted to have the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the Department of Health study the effects of 5G technology on the environment and public health. While this new technology is being put in place in cities all across the country designed to make...
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  Image: Heathfield mast Image credit: EMFSA Image: Gavin Joe, Deon de Wet, Kay Wentzel, Kevin Southgate and Peter Gordon at the cell mast in Fourth Road. Image credit constantiabergbulletin 23 October 2019 Telkom has launched an appeal to the Constitutional Court and as such the City of Cape Town is not able to act...
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Asks BTRC to monitor and control radiation level Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:30, Oct 17,2019 The High Court Division in a full verdict in the case of mobile tower radiation effect has issued 12-point directives including imposition of a ban on installation of mobile or telecommunication towers on the rooftops of residential area, educational institutions, hospitals,...
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Thursday, October 10, 2019 By Lillian Amos Image: Gavin Joe, Deon de Wet, Kay Wentzel, Kevin Southgate and Peter Gordon at the cell mast in Fourth Road. Image credit constantiabergbulletin Heathfield residents have notched up a victory in their ongoing fight to stop the rapid increase of cell masts in the southern suburbs. After three...
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Image: Pixabay AUTHOR Chris Teale, PUBLISHED Oct. 9, 2019 NATIONAL HARBOR, MD — There is perhaps no technology as appealing yet daunting to city leaders as 5G, which continues to roll out across the United States in a process largely led by the four major telecom companies. Anxiety around the deployment has only been heightened in...
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  The Supreme Court of Appeal has, in a unanimous judgment, affirmed the City of Cape Town’s constitutional mandate to regulate and control the use of land within its municipal borders. The judgment sets an important precedent that all telecommunications service providers, inclusive of state-owned Telkom, must obtain the City’s approval prior to installing cellphone...
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Our September 2019 Newsletter can be viewed at: https://mailchi.mp/7fbfa35f0406/emfnews      
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In a Supreme Court judgement of the 25th of September 2019 Telkom lost its Appeal. For activists it brings to close a long and hard battle. This case is about a community – all of us – standing together to fight injustice:   Image: Heathfield,  4th Avenue, where families reported that their children regularly become...
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27 SEPTEMBER 2019, 07:48AM / LISA ISAACS Photo: African News Agency (ANA) Cape Town – The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has dismissed communications service provider Telkom’s appeal against a Western Cape High Court judgment that it is obliged when erecting a cellphone mast – whether free-standing or rooftop-based – to do so in accordance with the...
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