What’s New?

What’s New?

Comment to the FCC on Docket 16-421 on Streamlining for Small Cell (Antenna) Rollout By Relaxing the Rules for Siting

The FCC is proposing to ‘streamline’ the permitting process for small wireless facilities, without completing its investigation of RF health effects of low-intensity radio frequency radiation.  This fact alone argues against the FCC speeding and easing the approval of millions of new ‘small cell’ wireless antenna sites under Docket 16-421.  It also argues against permitting thousands of new.. read more →

BioInitiative Working Group Suggests New Members to Replace the Existing WHO RF EHC Core Group and Advisors Committee

A list of highly qualified replacement members for the WHO Core Group and Advisors was transmitted to Dr. Emilie van Deventer, WHO EMF Program Director in a letter dated January 24, 2017. The full text of the letter and list of substitutions are here. >>READ MORE read more →

BioInitiative Working Group Issues a “No Confidence” Letter to the WHO EMF Program Manager

The BioInitiative Working Group has advised the World Health Organization’s Dr. Emilie van Deventer that the membership composition of the RF Environmental Health Criteria Core Group is unacceptable. WHO is urged to make changes to the WHO RF EHC Core Group membership to more fairly reflect membership and expertise of the 2011 IARC RF Working.. read more →

Cell Phone Radiation Study Confirms Cancer Risk

Cell Phone Radiation Study Confirms Cancer Risk Orebro University, Sweden May 31, 2016 The National Toxicology Program under the National Institutes of Health has completed the largest-ever animal study on cell phone radiation and cancer.  The results confirm that cell phone radiation exposure levels within the currently allowable safety limits are the “likely cause” of.. read more →

Comment Letter: Rebutting the validity of findings of SCENIHR’s Final Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

BioInitiative Working Group’s members Cindy Sage, MA, Lennart Hardell, MD, PhD and David O. Carpenter, MD have published a Comment Letter in the journal Bioelectromagnetics rebutting the validity of findings of SCENIHR’s Final Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF). Sage C, Hardell L, Carpenter DO. Comment on SCENIHR: Opinion on Potential Health.. read more →

Submission of Comments on Final SCENIHR Opinion from the BioInitiative Working Group

The BioInitiative Working Group submitted extensive comments to SCENHIR in spring of 2014 on their Draft Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) and provided detailed reasoning and evidence supporting the need for corrections in the Final Report. + BIWG SCENIHR Rebuttal to Opinion (DOWNLOAD PDF) In January of 2015, SCENIHR (Scientific Committee.. read more →

Consultation on Scientific Review for the upcoming WHO Environmental Health Criteria

The BioInitiative Working Group will reserve comment at this time on the partially completed health risk assessment of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields. For serious effort to be expended, the draft must contain a summary, health risk assessment and protective measures in addition to science chapters alone.  >> DOWNLOAD PDF The WHO process has been flawed by.. read more →

CEO Wireless Letter

September 22, 2014 On behalf of the BioInitative Working Group, we are writing to express our concern about the views expressed by CEOs from Google, Dell, Apple, Adobe, eBay, Facebook, the George Lucas Educational Foundation and others to the FCC supporting wireless technologies in schools. Your letter to the FCC dated July 7, 2014 titled.. read more →

BioInitiative Working Group Comments on 2014 SCENIHR Preliminary Opinion on Potential Health Effects of EMF

16 April 2014 Mr. Stefan Schreck Mr. Ladislav Miko Mr. Robert Vanhoorde Mr. Michael Walsh SANCO.DDG2.03 Via email: SANCO-C2- SCENIHR@ec.europa.eu + DOWNLOAD PDF Re: Preliminary Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Gentlemen, The BioInitiative Working Group has reviewed the Preliminary Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields.. read more →