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Get involved in cell antenna policy

Your city needs you!  Take action now to prevent hazardous 4G and 5G cell antennas on light poles and utility poles all over Elk Grove.

The City of Elk Grove is facing, and will soon make, one of the most significant and far reaching decisions in the City’s history.  AT&T has filed an application for a zoning code amendment and proposed an agreement with the City.  Both of these work together.  Their purpose is to change the permitting process by excluding the City Council and Elk Grove residents so that AT&T can get dozens of permit applications approved at once for 4G and 5G cell antennas on telephone poles and light poles in residential neighborhoods.

To tell our City Council what you want and do not want from the City regarding 5G cell antenna permitting policy please use the Action Alert:

The Department of Public Works, which does not hold public meetings, would review and approves these applications.  They would not have any discretion and would only review them using a pre-approved checklist.

As a result the first time a resident or neighborhood would find out that the City had approved 4G and 5G cell antennas up and down the streets would be on the day the AT&T truck pulled up.  By then it would be too late.  Residents would have NO recourse, even to the City Council, and no ability to cause AT&T to turn the powerful, hazardous electromagnetic radiation off or down.  We would be subjected 24/7 to involuntary exposure to this known toxin and pollutant. 

According to thousands of scientific studies not done or financed by the wireless carriers, long term exposure to non-ionizing radiation from cell antennas and towers causes a wide range of health impacts.  It affects every cell in our bodies, which evolved over thousands of years with no such radiation present.  Impacts include serious damage to the immune system, nervous system, DNA damage, impairment of sperm, and structural and functional changes of the reproductive system

For example see the International EMF Scientist Appeal ( and the BioInitiative 2012 (  See also 

5G: Great risk for EU, U.S. and International Health! Compelling Evidence
for Eight Distinct Types of Great Harm Caused by Electromagnetic Field
(EMF) Exposures and the Mechanism that Causes Them
Written and Compiled by Martin L. Pall, PhD, which you can find on line here or download from from this page (Martin Pall 5g-emf-hazards)..

The purpose of 5G is to sell more data via smart phone plans.  The more data you use, the more they can bill you.  5G cell antennas are not needed for text messages or phone calls.  They are used for two things:  games and videos, both of which use large amounts of data.

The cities of Petaluma and Mill Valley passed ordinances in September, 2018 saying that a wireless carrier may apply for a cell antenna permit in a commercial or industrial zone, subject to certain requirements and limitations, such as 1,500′ minimum between antennas and 500′ minimum between an antenna and the nearest home (it should be 1,000′).  The City of Elk Grove should do that too!  My website has more details.

Keep Cell Antennas Away From Our Elk Grove Homes is looking for a few men and women who want to join us to keep Elk Grove a great place to live, work and play.  It is now, but it won’t be for long if AT&T gets their way.  AT&T earned $160 billion last year and has no loyalty to any country or any city or any resident of Elk Grove.

For more information contact Mark at

Thank you,
Mark Graham