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California Senate Bill 649 and “small cell” tower hazards; why are union leaders and utility companies silent?

IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers), other related unions, and utility companies should raise the alarm over Senate Bill 649. This California bill radically changes the working environment for electrical utility workers, creating significant hazards. SB 649 allows utility poles, … Continue reading

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Federal agency advocates for the EMF-disabled and reducing electromagnetic fields in buildings — the 2005 U.S. National Institute of Building Sciences Indoor Environmental Quality report

After acknowledging electromagnetic sensitivity (EMS) in 2002, the U.S. Access Board contracted with the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) to develop an Indoor Environmental Quality project, the first step in the Access Board’s “action plan to reduce the level … Continue reading

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U.S. Access Board recognized electromagnetic sensitivity as real and a potential disability in 2002

“Advancing full access and inclusion for all” In 2002, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, also known as the United States Access Board, issued new accessibility guidelines for recreation facilities covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). “The … Continue reading

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