Phone Towers Archive

Do cell phone towers pose a risk to health?

Does any reality lie in the existence of the link between mobile phone towers and cancer? The Kasliwals believe that there is some connection after the two of the three brothers were diagnosed with brain cancer. This happened when three towers were set up near their C-scheme neighbourhood in Jaipur. They have been experiencing minor and major illnesses since their …

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Living near cell phone towers puts you in grave danger

Living close to cell towers or cell phone antennas is hazardous to health. Prof. Girish Kumar, from the department of electrical engineering, IIT Bombay, explains that when mobile towers are situated within 160’ of one’s residence or office, it is like being in a microwave 24/7. A report on cell tower radiation has been submitted by Mr. Kumar to the …

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Mayor Says NO to 4G Tower Installation

Mayor Sunil Prabhu, while speaking to the media, says “Until and unless a study pertaining to the effects of radiation from cell phone towers on health is not conducted, BMC will not let 4G mobile phone towers be installed.” When the meeting of the group leaders in BMC was over, Prabhu told the media that a study is soon to …

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Harmful effects of mobile tower radiation

Officials from the Government’s telecommunication department and major cell phone operators have denied the findings of a recent BioInitiative report that declared that India’s prescribed standards for radiation emissions from cell phone towers were higher than the safety limit. There has been a growing concern about the hazards of exposure to electromagnetic radiation. An interview was held with Neha Kumar, …

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Exposure to Mobile Tower Radiation Linked to Over 7000 Deaths

Results of a research study conducted in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil has conclusively linked cancer deaths to the mobile phone network. More than 80 percent of those who died from cancer were found to be living roughly a third of a mile from a phone tower. And their tumours which were generally in the breasts, lungs, kidneys, prostate, …

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Electromagnetic Radiation Poses Threat to Russians

Nikolai Lesnikov, a citizen of Moscow, filed and successfully won a lawsuit in which he protested against a cell phone tower, that had been planted 20 meters away from his home, and wanted it removed. Recently, Russians have educated themselves about the impact that electromagnetic pollution has on the environment. But yet, no national program for learning and preventing this atrocity has …

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Juhi Chawla plays heroine against Cell Phone Radiation

Stepping up efforts in the movement against mobile towers in the city, Bollywood beauty and veteran, Juhi Chawla met Indian Chief Secretary of State Jayanth Banthia early this month, in an erstwhile plea to gather government support to spread awareness regarding the ill effects of radiation coming from mobile towers in India. Chawla has been championing her cause for quite …

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Leeds man’s 20 year phone masts fight

A master protester has his eyes on stopping a sixth mobile phone mast going up in his area in 20 years. Roy Bowler, from Middleton, has again been spurred into action again by proposals to build an almost 12-metre-high mast in Ring Road, Middleton – this time outside Middleton Park Golf Club. Last year Roy, 70, helped to stop Vodafone …

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