Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Keep Wi-Fi out of schools: Resources and Links

Introduction to Zorach Glaser’s 1971 Report entitled, “Bibliography of Reported Biological Phenomena (“Effects”) and Clinical Manifestations attributed to Microwave and Radio-Frequency Radiation.” (Over 2000 studies)

EMR Policy Institute comment to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) on wireless technology and young children.

Canadian documentary exposes dangers of Wi-Fi in school.

Switzerland and Germany see need to limit Wi-Fi use in the schools.

Moratorium on Wi-Fi in public library in Paris, France.

Microwave radiation affects the hearts of school children.

Oregon dad, David Morrison, citing the 14th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, sues local school to remove Wi-Fi and protect his daughter’s health and parental rights.

Raleigh, NC citizen testifies against Wi-Fi at city board meeting.

International Experts' Perspective on the Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields.

BioInitiative Report, over 2000 studies.
This recommendation from the BioInitiative Report appears in Section 17: Key Scientific Evidence and Public Health Policy Recommendations:

Health agencies and school districts should strongly discourage or prohibit cell towers on or near (within 1000’ of) school properties, should delay any new WLAN installations in school classrooms, pre-schools and day-care facilities; and should either remove or disable existing wireless facilities, or be required to offer classrooms with no RF exposure to those families who choose not to have their children involuntarily exposed.


  1. additional resources:

    Campaign for Radiation Free Schools

    Dr. David Carpenter, M.D.
    1) testimony in Oregon court case on WiFi in Oregon schools http://www.citizensforsafetechnology.org/WiFi-in-Schools-Declaration-of-David-O-Carpenter-MD-5-of-7,84,1117

    2) letter on British Columbia school WiFi case http://citizensforsafetechnology.org/Letter-re-WiFi-from-David-O-Carpenter-MD,45,408

    Dr. Joseph Mercola, M.D.: European Leaders Call for Ban of Cell Phones and WiFi in Schools http://blogs.mercola.com/sites/vitalvotes/archive/2011/05/17/european-leaders-call-for-ban-of-cell-phones-and-wifi-in-schools.aspx

  2. And from a high school teacher in New York state:

    "What you can't see and don't read about: the harmful effects of cell towers and cell phones"