Several countries, such as France, Israel and Cyprus, already have protective measures minimizing school wireless radiation exposures as national policy. However, CEHPAC’s action to issue recommendations to reduce classroom wireless exposures is the first of its kind by an expert state body in the United States.
First State in the Nation: Maryland State Advisory Council Recommends Reducing School Wireless to Protect Children
Children’s environmental health experts respond to new US study linking wireless radiofrequency radiation to cancer after the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends reducing radiofrequency exposures.
Teton Village, WY — (SBWIRE) — 03/03/2017 — After reviewing new and growing evidence on health risks of wireless radiation, the Maryland State Children’s Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council (CEHPAC) issued a Report advising the Department of Education to recommend local school districts reduce classroom wireless radiation exposures by providing wired-rather than wireless-internet connections. CEHPAC’s health experts include Governor appointed pediatricians, Maryland State House/Senate appointees and representatives of the Department of Education and Department of Health. Theodora Scarato, MSW, of the Environmental Health Trust, first brought the issue to the Council’s attention three years ago, in February of 2014. The Council cited the recent US National…
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