PG County NAACP President Bob Ross Takes a Stand Against Cell Towers on School Grounds
Raising concerns about children's safety, the PG NAACP joins a growing Coalition calling for a halt to cell tower construction on Prince George's County Maryland Schools.
“I love technology…but if there is a possibility that it would cause harm to our children, the ones that cannot come to Board meetings and really stick up for themselves--our kindergarten children, our first graders—they don’t know the impact of what’s going to happen to them…it is your responsibility to look at all possibilities, and if there is one iota of a chance that it could cause harm to our children then we have the responsibility and the duty not to move on…We are asking to hold off on installing any more cell towers…until we can do full research…”
Bob Ross spoke after several citizens gave testimony about how FCC standards were outdated and not applicable to long term exposure on children. Citizens presented scientific evidence showing chronic RF Radiation from cell towers could harm children. They quoted the July 2014 International Declaration by 53 Research Scientists (http://www.c4st.org/
Many citizens and organizations have come together in opposition to the Cell Tower Leasing deal that the Prince George’s County Board of Education has with Milestone Communications citing health, safety, environmental and property value concerns. The leasing deal (http://parentscoalitionmc.blogspot.com/
The testimony of Bob Ross is at 1:25:30 at this link: https://www.youtube.com/
Coalition Against Cell Towers website and petition: http://www.SafeSchoolsPG.org
Coalition Contact: safeschoolspg@