Thursday, July 7, 2011

The GalileO Project / Trust Council backs anti-smart meter campaign / etc

W.E.E.P. News

Wireless Electrical and Electromagnetic Pollution News 

8 July 2011

"The GalileO Project"
"The GalileO Project" is a grass-roots organization formed to educate individuals and groups about EM/RF radiation health issues and encourage support for personal, community, and planetary well-being.   Georgia Pearson at:   
To reference past newsletters see:

Gulf Islands Driftwood
His group has pointed to problems with the plan to install smart meters across the province, including unknown health risks posed by electromagnetic radiation, the risk of information hacking and increased costs. Anderson's presentation clearly made an ...
Santa Maria Times
One resident broke into tears as she told county supervisors how she and her disabled husband have suffered at the hand of wireless "smart meters," and another in the packed chambers spoke loudly about how the controversial utility program violates his ...

Phone giants give Burnside resident out of date information on dangers of phone masts

Did INTERPHONE commit scientific misconduct?

Cell phone use while driving

increases the chance of crashing, according to a recent study, prompting companies, safety groups and the U.S. government to crack down on gadget use behind the wheel.

School site for tower floated

Boston Globe
Allen said she plans to open discussion about the possibility of placing a cellphone antenna at the high school to generate revenue for schools. Cellphone tower leases can net tens of thousands of dollars in revenue a year. "I'm pretty serious about it ...
The People who say wireless radiation is safe

Just look at their listed conflicts

Hi All,

I was asked by several people where the conflict of Swerdlow is written in the paper.   For those who maybe wonder about it

but don't ask:  Scroll down here to the red letters and see:


Mobile Phones, Brain Tumours and the Interphone Study:

Where Are We Now?

Anthony J. Swerdlow1, Maria Feychting2, Adele C Green3, Leeka Kheifets4,

David A Savitz5 (International Commission for Non-Ionizing Radiation

Protection Standing Committee on Epidemiology)

1Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK;

2Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden;

3Cancer and Population Studies Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research,

Brisbane, Australia & School of Translational Medicine, University of Manchester,

Manchester, UK;

4Department of Epidemiology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles,


5Departments of Community Health and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Brown

University, Providence, USA.

Correspondence to: Anthony Swerdlow, Section of Epidemiology, Institute of

Cancer Research, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK. (Telephone:

+442087224012; fax: +44 2087224019; email:

Running title: Mobile Phones and Brain Tumour Risk

Key words: Brain cancer, cancer and radiation, epidemiology.

Acknowledgements. We thank Sharon Squires for secretarial help. This report was

prepared under the auspices of the International Commission for Non-Ionizing

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Radiation Protection. The Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital

acknowledge funding to the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre. Adele Green is partly

supported by a Fellowship from the Australian Medical Research Council (No.


Conflict of Interest Statement

Funding for research undertaken by MF [=Maria Feychting] and AJS [=Anthony J Swerdlow]

has been provided by a number of sources, including the European Fifth Framework Program; the

International Union  against Cancer, which receives funds from the Mobile Manufacturers' Forum and the

GSM Association; the Mobile Telecommunications Health and Research Programme;

the Swedish Research Council; AFA Insurance; and VINNOVA (The Swedish

Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems). VINNOVA received funds from

TeliaSonera, EricssonAB, and Telenor. All funds from commercial sources were via

firewalls. The authors certify that their freedom to design, conduct, interpret, and

publish research was not compromised by any controlling sponsor. AJS [=Anthony J Swerdlow]

holds shares  in the telecoms companies Cable and Wireless Worldwide and Cable and Wireless

Communications. AJS' wife holds shares in the BT group, a global

telecommunications services company. MF [Maria Feychting], ACG, [Adele C Green] and AJS  

[Swerdlow]   are   members of the  International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection, an

independent body  setting guidelines for non-ionizing radiation protection. MF [=Maria Feychting] and AJS

[=Anthony J Swerdlow]  serve as  advisors to a number of public advisory and research steering groups

concerning the potential health effects of exposure to non-ionizing radiation.


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