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BREAKING: California governor vetoes SB 649 and small cell towers statewide

Governor Jerry Brown press release (last item) https://www.gov.ca.gov/news.php?id=20027 From the San Jose Mercury News October 16, 2017 http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/10/16/california-gov-jerry-brown-vetoes-bill-easing-permits-on-cell-phone-towers/ California: Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes bill easing permits on cell phone towers Gov. Jerry Brown late Sunday vetoed Senate Bill 649, which … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 649 strikes at the electric grid, with utility workers in the crosshairs

August 12, 2017 PDF The electrical grid can be crippled by several methods, including physical attack, hacking, solar electromagnetic pulses, and by disabling utility workers. This last method is a consequence of California’s Senate Bill 649i and other 5G/”small cell” … Continue reading

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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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California legislators meet with telecom lobbyists at hush-hush event on eve of 5G bill

Timing is everything. Last weekend, May 6-7, California Democrat Party Assemblymembers gathered for a lavish telecom industry fund-raising and lobbying event at Pebble Beach — the Speakers Cup. Hosted by the Speaker of the California Assembly – currently, Assemblyman Anthony … Continue reading

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Alert: 5G bill being rushed through California legislature – SB 649

SB 649 is the “cell towers everywhere” bill. It mandates cell towers in the public’s right of way, and eliminates California cities’ and counties’ discretionary controls to regulate them. The Florida legislature just pushed through a similar bill, and it … Continue reading

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