USA Senate Hearing 2019: 5G Safety Relies Solely on “Low-power Assumption”: Déjà Vu All-Over Again

Here are the latest comments from Professor Dariusz Lezczynski:

On February 6, 2019, took place hearing before the US Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, on the future of the 5G wireless technology.

U.S. Senator, Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), was concerned with with the lack of any scientific research and data on the potential health effects of the 5G-emitted radiation.

In response to questions from Senator Blumenthal, representatives of the telecom industry confirmed:

  • Mr. Gillen (?): there is no ongoing research into health effects of the 5G
  • Mr. Gillen (?): industry did not commit any funds to support research into 5G health risks
  • Mr. Steve Berry, President and CEO, Competitive Carriers Association: industry relies solely on the low-power assumption to justify safety of the 5G
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