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Blast From the Past: 2010 News Stories on Wireless

The Cell Phone Radiation Issue is Not New. Check out these news stories from 2010.
USA | Australia | France | Israel | Wales| Burlingame, CA | Arcata, CA | San Francisco, CA | Jackson Hole, WY | Maine | Oregon | India | Switzerland | Canada | Tasmania

USA

TIME | Cell Phone Safety: What the FCC Didn’t Test | October 26, 2010
San Francisco Chronicle | Keep That Cell Phone Out of Your Bra | October 23, 2010
The Portland Press Herald | Town Asks for Smart Meters to Be Delayed | October 22, 2010
OMB Watch | Concerns over Industry Influence Mount in Cell Phone Right to Know Fight | September 28, 2010
JET Law Blog | FCC Dials Back Consumer Guidance on Cell Phone Radiation | October 6, 2010
The Washington Post | FCC Changes Cell Phone Safety Guidance  | September 30, 2010
Environmental Working Group | EWG Seeks FCC – Cell Phone Industry Communications | September 13, 2010
Internet Evolution | Risk Mitigation for Mobile Phones | August 31, 2010
J Weekly | Cancer calling?: East Bay couple on a mission to warn of cell phone risks | August 5, 2010
Yale Environment 360 | Are Cell Phones Safe?  It’s Too Early to Tell | August 2, 2010
House of Representatives | Congressman Kucinich Introduces Cell Phone Research, Warning Label Bill | PDF | June 30, 2010
Electromagnetic Health | National legislation to research health impacts of cell phones and to label cell phones with warnings announced by Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) | June 30, 2010
Jackson Hole Daily | Dr. Devra Davis, expert on cancer testifies before senate | September 18, 2009
Researchers seek funds to study cell phone safety | September 2, 2009

Oregon

SFGate | Portland, Arcata look at cell-phone radiation | August 5, 2010
Bloomberg | San Francisco Phone-Radiation Law Sparks Proposals in California, Oregon | August 5, 2010

Arcata, CA

Times-Standard | Radiation notification… proposal moved forward in Arcata | July 22, 2010
Cell Phones May Be Harmful to Your Health | July 22, 2010

Burlingame, CA

Dr. Richard A. Stein’s letter to the Burlingame Council | PDF | September 26, 2010
Burlingame City Council Meeting | Scroll to 31:32 to start in the cell phone part of the video | Link to Video | September 21, 2010
Mercury News | Burlingame hears arguments on landmark cell phone ordinance | September 22, 2010
Electromagnetic Health | Cell Phone ‘Right-To-Know’ Discussion Moves from SF to Burlingame | September 20, 2010
Bay Citizen | Burlingame Bill Echoes SF Cell Phone Radiation Law | September 20, 2010
SFGate | S.F. cell phone law rings in Burlingame | July 27, 2010

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco board passes cell phone emission law | June 22, 2010
SF’s cell phone radiation rules prompt cell phone convention exit | June 23, 2010
CTIA shuns San Francisco for trade show | June 23, 2010

ABC | Wireless industry holds conference in SF | October 5, 2010

CNet | Cell phone radiation detection app comes to Android | September 27, 2010

EWG | EWG Seeks FCC – Cell Phone Industry Communications | Full Letter | September 13, 2010

IEEE Spectrum: Tech Talk | I’m Buying My Next Cell Phone in San Francisco | June 23, 2010

Small Business Commission | RE: File No. 100104 [Cell Phones; Retailers’ Duty to Disclose Radiation Levels.] | PDF | June 3, 2010
Small Business Commission | RE: File No. 100104 [Cell Phones; Retailers’ Duty to Disclose Radiation Levels.] | PDF | April 14, 2010

ABC | East Bay couple on cell phone radiation crusade | July 28, 2010
Photo | EHT’s Ellie Marks, husband Alan and daughter Mandy meet with San Francisco Mayor Newsome | July 28, 2010
CNBC | Senator Mark Leno DEFENDS California Right-To-Know about cell phone radiation | Video | July 28, 2010
Ars Technica | The (court) case against San Francisco’s cell phone radiation law | July 26, 2010
Government Technology | California Cities Eye San Francisco Cell Phone Radiation Disclosure Law | July 14, 2010
LA Times: Business | Wireless industry group sues San Francisco over new cellphone radiation law | July 23, 2010
Business Tech News | A Health Warning for the Wireless Age | July 13, 2010
Maximum PC | Mobile Battlefield: CTIA vs. SF, the Showdown over SAR | July 13, 2010
Chicago Tribune | Smart phone booklet dials up health risks | July 13, 2010
San Francisco Becomes Ground Zero in Gadget Radiation Battle | July 13, 2010
EHT’s Ellie Marks’ experience on cell phones and the brain | See video | July 7, 2010
Bloomberg | Buy a Mobile Phone in San Francisco, Get a Label on Cancer Risk | July 8, 2010
Bloomberg Businessweek | A Health Warning for a Wireless Age | July 8, 2010
The Washington Post | Cell Phone industry attacks San Francisco measure on radiation | July 3, 2010
SF Examiner | Burlingame dials into new SF law | July 1, 2010
Huffington Post | Cell Phone Industry Lobby Threatens City of San Francisco | June 30, 2010
NYTimes | Are Cells the New Cigarettes? | June 25, 2010
The Oakland Tribune | Burlingame mulls cell-phone radiation law | June 24, 2010
SF Chronicle calls for national cell phone legislation | read the editorial | June 18, 2010
ABC | Cell phone warning to become San Francisco law | Dr. Oz provides tips | June 17, 2010
SFGate | Supes back posting of cell phone emission levels | June 16, 2010
NYTimes | San Francisco Passes Cellphone Radiation Law | June 15, 2010
San Francisco passes cell phone public education law | June 15, 2010
USAToday | San Francisco passes pioneering cellphone radiation law | June 16, 2010
CNN | San Francisco to warn consumers about cell radiation levels | June, 2010
Citizens for Health | San Francisco 1st City to Require Warning of Cell Phone Radiation Risk at Point of Sale | June 15, 2010
As proposed by Mayor Gavin Newsom, the bill requires retailers to post information and provide educational materials about ways to lower exposures to cell phone radiation.  EHT Board Member and distinguished attorney, Harry V. Lehmann, issued this letter to all of the supervisors and staff in support of the proposal. | View letter | June 11, 2010
SFGate | New cell phone rules on hold | June 8, 2010
Public News Service | Cell Phone Warning Labels? | June 8, 2010
Report by Senator Mark Leno | June 2, 2010
Retailers’ Duty to Disclose Specific Absorption Rate Values for Cell Phones | May 24, 2010
Proposal of Mayor Newsom for cell phone radiation labeling | May 24, 2010
SFExaminer | Consumers to get wise on cell phone radiation | May 24, 2010
SFGate | Radiation-level labeling on cell phones clears hurdle | May 24, 2010
SFGate | Open Forum: Mad as cell | May 14, 2010
EHT | Cell Phone Safety Resolution Will Go to San Francisco Board of Supervisors | February 5, 2010
Youth Use Media and Social Networking 7+ Hours a Day…What’s Being Absorbed? | January 22, 2010
NYTimes | S.F. May Require Warnings about Cell Phone Radiation | December 23, 2009
KTVU | City Environmental Group Considers Cell Phone Health Regulation

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Jackson Hole, WY

Jackson Hole Weekly | The Buzz: Dial any number for tumor | July 28, 2010

Mayor Mark Barron and Town Council of Jackson declare — Cell Phone Awareness Month of October | May 24, 2010
The Proclamation | PDF | May 24, 2010

Maine

Rep. Boland Urges Legislatures to Require Warning Labels on Cell Phones | March 2, 2010
New York Times | Maine to Consider Warnings on Cell Phones | January 1, 2010
The Associated Press | Maine to consider cell phone cancer warning | December 21, 2001
New York Daily News | Maine politician pushes for cell phone warning that cellular use could pose risk for cancer | December 21, 2009
CNBC | Main to consider cell phone warning | December 20, 2009
Bloomberg Businessweek | Maine Bill to Mandate Cell-Phone Warning Label | October 16, 2009

Australia

EMR & Health | Phone Tower Safety | 2010 | Visit website to subscribe!
Herald Sun | Mobiles ‘too dangerous’ for children | June 18, 2010

Canada

Healthzone | Cell Phones Need Radiation Warning Labels, Says MPP | November 3, 2010

France

Banning of Cell Phone Advertising Campaigns to Children
La Grenelle Environnement

India

Hindustan Times | Citizens Learn About Mobile Phone Safety | October 11, 2010

Israel

Globes: Israel’s Business Arena | Cordless no safer than cell phones | July 21, 2010
Israel Ministry of Health
| November 8, 2008
Cellular-News | Israel Publishes Cellphone Usage Guidelines | July 30, 2008

Wales

Telegraph | Children told to ‘text not call’ | July 15, 2010
BBC News | Children urged to ‘text not call’ by medical chief | July 14, 2010
Welsh Assembly Government | Mobile Phones and Your Health: Guidance For Primary School Pupils | PDF | 2009
Welsh Assembly Government | Guidance for Secondary School Pupils | PDF | 2009

Switzerland

Magda Havas | Free Internet in Swiss Schools – No WiFi | October 21, 2010

Tasmania

The Mercury | Phone safety a no-brainer | October 20, 2010

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