July 16, 2010

UNN: July Meeting Agenda

Upper Noe Neighbors' monthly meetings resume next week. The agenda:
Cell phones and antennas: a big deal these days as more and more people become aware of the potential hazards associated with the device we so depend on. What do we know about the health effects? What don't we know? What do studies show? What about all the antennas everywhere? And most importantly, what can we do to limit any possible danger?

San Francisco is ahead of the game by passing right-to-know legislation that will require stores to list radiation levels of the phones they sell. This will empower consumers by giving you a choice based on knowledge.

Doug Loranger has been a local expert and activist on these issues for many years. He will speak on the health issues. The S.F. Dept. of the Environment will talk about what our City is doing with the new legislation.
Doug Loranger is also co-founder of the San Francisco Neighborhood Antenna-Free Union (SNAFU).

What: Upper Noe Neighbors Meeting
When: Thursday, July 22, 7:30pm
Where: Upper Noe Rec Center


ben said...

Doug Loranger is an idiot.

Anonymous said...

There is no evidence that cell phones cause harm and no evidence that antennas cause harm. People who oppose the placement of antennas are the ultimate NIMBY's (and are hypocrites if they use a cell phone themselves).

The SF disclosure law does not "empower consumers". It merely gives them an irrelevant piece of information that they can not usefully use to make a decision in buying a cell phone.

Other than that, this makes lots of sense.

Anonymous said...

You don't really know that at all anon. there is in fact evidence about the health dangers of cell phone use. You may not agree with it, but it exists.

And, you know, I'm really getting tired of hearing the term nimby assigned to any person who opposes anything in SF..it's tired, its boring and useless to keep saying it.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous #2, can you cite the studies that show cell phone towers are dangerous?

Eileen said...

Hey, I hope you all show up at our meeting. It should be an interesting one.

Board, Upper Noe Neighbors