OPINION: Contact Your Senator Today, and Save Your Neighborhood

By Josh del Sol

The Federal Communications Commission wants to “streamline” the approval process for DAS (Distributed Antenna System) 4G/5G ubiquitous cell towers by exempting them from the 1996 Telecommunications Act. And the U.S. Senate will imminently be voting on S.19 and S.88, to expand DAS 4G/5G deployment.

If such efforts succeed, millions of small cell towers (on existing light poles and utility poles, or new ones) will be deployed everywhere, throughout residential neighborhoods. The millimeter microwave radiation deployed will produce horrific health effects, worsening EVERYONE’s health, and will remove the remaining pollinators. It’s that serious. The bees in particular will die off rapidly, per studies of bees and microwave radiation.

See link below for list of Senators and their info, by State, for ease in writing and phoning.


Be sure to write and call your own senators’ offices, and also contact as many others as possible.

When you email messages to Senators:

  • Introduce yourself with as much expertise as possible, and if you are a constituent, say so.
  • Explain that millimeter microwave radiation is a hazard, particularly to the eyes and brain. However, through S.88 and S.19 such radiation would be unleashed in a more potent way than all the prior usage of the electromagnetic spectrum throughout human history, combined. This will devastate health and the environment. Therefore the Senator must oppose these Bills.
  • Explain that the public health science community has tried to halt previous microwave radiation deployments, based on the bioeffects science of nearly 25,000 studies.
  • Insist on the scheduling of a public hearing prior to any vote. Tell the Aide these Bills must be blocked. The Senator is obligated to protect his/her constituents and not allow their assault by microwave irradiation.

When you make phone calls to Senators:

  • Ask to speak with an Aide for environment or health.
  • Introduce yourself with as much expertise as possible, and if you are a constituent, say so.
    Tell the legislative aides that you cannot have a cell tower in front of your home or workplace irradiating you with pulse-modulated millimeter microwaves, which are hazardous. This is what Senate Bills 19 and 88 would do. These Bills must be blocked.
  • Insist on the scheduling of a public hearing prior to any vote.

Please review the information below, before you call or write. Do not tell Senate office staffers “how you feel.” You want to be effective and not waste your time, right?

RATHER, when informing the legislative aide (“LA”) why his/her Senator absolutely must oppose S.19 and S.88:

  1. Provide FACTS about radiofrequency/microwave (RF/MW) radiation’s adverse health and environmental effects, with a body of science nearly 25,000 studies strong.
  2. Elaborate substantively with the above, citing more than one study or set of studies (e.g., respectively NTP or BioInitiative): at least three (3) primary scientific sources.
  3. Mention that radiation from the wireless infrastructures such as are intended to be deployed by way of these Senate Bills 19 and 88 is highly unnatural, xenobiotic (foreign-to-life) radiation that is pulse-modulated. (If possible, say what you understand about harmful bioeffects of modulation.).
  4. Inform the Aide that this radiation from DAS – Distributed Antenna System – 4G/5G – is intended to deploy more bandwidth than has ever been deployed in all of human history, combined. State that the 4G/5G millimeter microwave radiation intended for deployment in all residential areas near bedrooms will not only cause horrific nervous system, heart, reproductive and other harm, including immediate suffering, especially to children, elders and persons with certain disabilities: it will also kill off all remaining pollinators, first and foremost bees, in part because of their size and thus maximal absorption of mm-wave radiation.
  5. Say that scientific consensus groups have been calling halt to wireless radiation infrastructure since 1997, and in blue-ribbon groups prior to that time.
  6. Remind the Aide that Congress amended the Public Health Service Act in 1968, requiring that the public “be protected against electronic product emissions.” So there is simply no room at all for S.19 or S.88 to move forward. These Bills must be stopped, as they are in overt violation of this Congressional Amendment and of the most basic duties of Senators to protect and not physically and otherwise harm their constituents and the environment.
  7. Tell the Aide that various advocacy groups for health, environment, privacy and freedom from warrantless surveillance are demanding that Congress not shove these bills through without public knowledge or consent, but rather that public hearings be immediately scheduled.

If indeed the new President wishes this Government to belong to the American People as he said numerous times in his inaugural address, then hearings must be called on each of these matters in relation to S.19 and S.88: health, environment, privacy and freedom from warrantless surveillance.

If the Legislative Aide says, “Thank you for expressing your concerns”, respond this way:

“I have expressed no matter of mere personal concern, but rather solely facts and law: matters rising to the level of assault, battery and other crimes against constituents and their home and external environments. Kindly assure me you will properly note the record as such.”

Thank you for taking a moment to do this. Together we are becoming the inspiring change we all want to see.


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