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19, 2013 - Letter to the Los Angeles Unified School
District from The
American Academy of Environmental Medicine warning against
deploying wifi throughout the LAUSD:
. . . we implore you not to take such a known risk with
the health of so many children who have entrusted you to
keep them safe at school.
8, 2013 - Letter to the Los Angeles Unified School
District (LAUSD) from Harvard
Medical School’s Martha Herbert PhD, MD –
pediatric neurologist and neuroscientist on staff at the Massachusetts
General Hospital. Dr. Herbert urges LAUSD to:
back from your intention to go wifi in the LAUSD, and instead
opt for wired technologies, particularly for those subpopulations
that are most sensitive.
directs LAUSD to her
review in the BioInitiative 2012 Report: Findings in Autism
(ASD) Consistent with Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) and Radiofrequency
31, 2011 - The EMR
Policy Institute Comment on the joint
position statement: Technology in Early Childhood Programs:
Serving Children from Birth through Age 8, of the National
Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and
the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s
Media (FRCELCM) at Saint Vincent College.
References Attachment 1 provides the abstracts of the
Pathophysiology special issue on electromagnetic fields (EMFs).
References Attachment 2 provides abstracts and texts of
other pertinent studies and statements.
25, 2011 - The EMR Policy Institute Written [Comment
on the 2011 Maine legislation
LD 1014] (HP 750) – “An Act To Create the
Children's Wireless Protection Act" - sponsored by Representative
Andrea Boland. This document includes the EMRPI Written Comment
on the 2010 version (HP1207) of this legislation.
29, 2009 - Los Angeles Board of Education Members
Vote to Prohibit Cell Phone Towers Near Schools. Official
press release from the Los Angeles Unified School District
announcing adoption of its Resolution
on Wireless Telecommunications Installations.
calls for revision of the preemption in the TCA of 1996 over
health effects of low-intensity radiofrequency radiation and
calls for fiberoptic infrastructure for high-speed broadband
2009 – Open
Letters to Parents, Teachers, School Boards. Regarding WiFi
Networks in Schools. In response to a request for assistance
in fighting Wi-Fi systems in schools, Dr. Magda Havas, B.Sc.
Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental & Resource
Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, has written
this open letter. The letter is short, to the point and gets
the message of EMR dangers, across very effectively. Please
consider submitting a copy of the letter to teachers, schools
and parents in your area.
5, 2008 - Health Concerns Associated with Energy
Efficient Lighting and Their Electromagnetic Emissions. Opinion
on "Light Sensitivity" written by Magda Havas PhD
of Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada at the
request of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly
Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR)
Havas Presentation for Healthy Schools Network
25, 2008 -
Jessup, Pennsylvania community wins battle to remove Sprint
Nextel antennas from the La Salle Academy, a Catholic
elementary school in the Diocese of Scranton. Jessup Area
Neighborhood Alliance (JANA) challenged the zoning permit
that the Borough had issued in error to Sprint Nextel
for building cellular antennas in a residential area.
See three local news reports linked below:
- High-frequency Wireless Transmitters Near Public Elementary
Schools: How Telecommunications Companies Deceive the Public
and Lessors Of Transmitter Sites
Account by School Parent Maria Gonzalez
(pdf), Astoria, New York City
array directly across the street from PS 122 in Astoria,
Queens in New York City. (jpeg)
of Healthy Schools Network, Inc. as Amicus Curiae in Support
of Petitioner Maria Gonzalez in the Supreme Court of the United
States. HSN is dedicated to assuring every child and school
employee an environmentally safe and healthy school through
research, information, advocacy and coalition building. HSN’s
web site is www.healthyschools.org.
Electricity: An invisible pollutant in schools. Magda
Havas, PhD, Trent University, Ontario.
Comment of Magda Havas, PhD: Analysis of Health and Environmental
Effects of Proposed San Francisco Earthlink Wi-Fi Network.
and Student Response to the Removal of Dirty Electricity
by the Graham/Stetzer Filter at Willow Wood School in Toronto,
Ontario. Magda Havas, PhD, Trent University, Ontario. Paper
presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Biological
Effects of EMFs, Kos, Greece, 4-8 October 2004.