United States of America National 5G Resolution


An Urgent Call for a Moratorium on 5th Generation Wireless  Technologies Pending Safety Testing

To:  Donald Trump, President of the United States of America 

December 11, 2019

We, the undersigned, are medical doctors, health professionals, scientists, engineers and public advocates who are deeply concerned about the potential health risks associated with 5G and the proliferation of electromagnetic radiation sources from wireless telecommunications technologies. 

The FCC has stated that 800,000 antenna sites will be required to fully deploy 5G in the United States. Global deployments are expected to reach almost 5 million by 2021. Industry projects 22 billion wirelessly connected devices worldwide as part of the Internet of Things. New wireless antennas are rapidly being attached to streetlights and utility poles directly in front of homes and schools. 5G will dramatically increase our daily exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) in addition to the 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, etc. RF-EMF from wireless infrastructure already in place that will continue to emit. The 5G antenna densification plan will lead to a significant increase of involuntary exposure to wireless radiation everywhere.

Cell phone and wireless were never premarket safety tested for long-term exposure to humans when they first came on the market decades ago. Now the harmful effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic exposure to humans and the environment are proven. In 2015, more than 250 scientists from more than 40 countries expressed their “serious concerns” in an EMF Appeal regarding the ubiquitous and increasing exposure to EMF generated by electric and wireless devices even before the additional 5G Internet of Things rollout. The scientists refer to the fact that “numerous recent scientific publications have shown that EMF affects living organisms at levels well below most international and national guidelines”. Since then, hundreds of doctors have signed onto new appeals specifically calling to halt 5G.

A large number of peer-reviewed scientific reports demonstrate harm to human health from EMFs. Effects include increased cancer risk, increased cellular stress, increased harmful free radicals, genetic damages, structural and functional changes of the reproductive system, learning and memory deficits, behavioral problems, neurological disorders, headaches, and negative impacts on general well-being in humans. Damage goes well beyond the human race, as there is growing evidence of harmful effects to trees, bees, plants, animals, and bacteria.

After the EMF scientists’ appeal was initiated in 2015, additional research has associated serious adverse biological effects of RF-EMF emissions from wireless technologies. The U.S. National Institutes of Health National Toxicology Program (NTP) published its large-scale, $30 million animal study showing DNA damage and statistically significant increases in the incidence of brain cancer and heart cancer in animals exposed daily to wireless radiation. These findings support the results from human epidemiological studies finding associations between wireless radiation and brain tumor risk.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2011 concluded that EMFs at frequencies 30 KHz to 300 GHz are possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B). However, since that date, new studies, including the NTP study mentioned above and several epidemiological and experimental investigations, have increased the evidence indicating that wireless is carcinogenic. Now in 2019, the IARC announced plans to re-evaluate RF-EMF for carcinogenicity as soon as 2022. 

As the U.S. Department of the Interior stated, “the electromagnetic radiation standards used by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) continue to be based on thermal heating, a criterion now nearly 30 years out of date and inapplicable today.” FCC guidelines only protect against heating effects (EPA 2002) and ignore the effects of pulse-modulated signals. Scientists have repeatedly found adverse biological effects that are caused without heating (”non-thermal effect”) at radiation levels far below the limits in FCC guidelines. Replicated research finds memory damage, behavioral problems and tumor promotion from “low” legally allowed levels of wireless.

As the EPA was defunded in the mid ‘90s, there are no federally developed safety limits and there is no health and safety agency in the United States with authority to review the research and ensure protections regarding the human health and environmental effects from wireless antennas. Internationally, the organizations that issue exposure standards have failed to develop sufficient guidelines. Published reviews and studies on the new higher frequencies to be used in 5G call for caution and warn of future impacts that will not only impact humans but also wildlife and especially bees.

We are concerned about the health and well-being of those who are most vulnerable: children, pregnant women, and persons sensitive to electromagnetic fields and who have chronic health problems.

We join with the thousands of doctors, scientists and health care providers worldwide who have recently issued appeals for urgent action on 5G to protect public health. The rapidly growing list includes the International EMF Scientist Appeal, Appeal to the European Union, Belgium Doctors Appeal, Canadian Doctors, Cyprus Medical Association, Physicians of Turin, Italy, the German Doctors Appeal, International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and Space and the International Society of Doctors for the Environment.

We call for a moratorium on 5G and any further wireless antenna densification until potential hazards for human health and the environment have been fully investigated by scientists independent from the wireless industry.  

Doctors or health practitioners who want to sign onto  this letter please email EHT at info@ehtrust.org

List of Signatories

Note: To sign please send your name, title and location to info@ehtrust.org

Signatories to the National 5G Resolution collected at the EMF Conference, September 2019

The resolution was attended the first U.S. medical conference fully dedicated to this topic, Electromagnetic Fields Conference on Diagnosis and Treatment”  convened in Scott’s Valley, California, from September 6-8, 2019.

As the conference was concluding, several participants agreed to initiate a National 5G Resolution, recommending a moratorium on the roll-out of fifth generation wireless, 5G, until potential hazards for human health and the environment have been fully investigated by scientists independent from the industry. 

Miguel Aguilera, MD, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 

Robin Anderson, PhD , Santa Rosa, California             

Wayne Anderson, ND,  Santa Rosa, California

Randy Baker, MD, Soquel, California

Stephanie Belseth, NP, Edina, Minnesota

Matthew Bernstein, MD, Chicago, Illinois

Andrea Berrin, MA, Aptos, California

Tara Boyd, ND, Seattle, Washington    

Robert Brown, MD Export, Pennsylvania

Sarah Carnes, ND Woodinville, Washington

Margaret Christensen, MD  Dallas, Texas

Rowena Chua, MD,  Glenview, Illinois

Tracey Cook, ND,  Orrville, Ohio                                                                                             

Deborah L. Dykema, DO,  Phoenix, Arizona

Eric Gordon, MD,   San Rafael, California                                                                                                                            

Cheryl Grey, MD, Boulder, Colorado

Devra Davis PhD, MPH, Jackson Hole Wyoming

Trudy Heil, NP, Portland, Oregon

Anne Hill, ND, Portland, Oregon

Lynn Hinkle, PA, ND,   Mill Valley, California

Tori Jelter, MD, Walnut Creek, California

Elizabeth Kelley, MA, Tucson, Arizona

Jennifer Kessman MD, IFMEP, ABFM,FAAFP, Dallas, Texas                                       

Kim Lear, MA,  Lyons, Colorado,

Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, 

Ronald Lynch, MD, Orlando, Florida                    

Karl Maret, MD, MA, Corralitos, California

Dorota Matusewicz, MD,  Clearwater, Florida

Kelly McCann, MD, Costa Mesa, California                                                                                                                            

Lisa Nagy, MD, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Bonnie Nedrow, ND,  President, National Association of Environmental Medicine

Kalpana D. Patel, MD, Buffalo, New York

  Victoria Nee, MD, Chicago, Illinois                     

Daniel Rieders, MD, Palo Alto, California 

Stephanie Riley, ND, Truckee, California  

Sandra Ross, PhD., Mill Valley, California

Marly Sachsman, ND, Ellsworth, Maine      

Natalie Sadler, MD, Black Mountain, North Carolina                                                   

Glayol Sahba, MD,  Sacrament, California                                                                                                                            

Christine Salter, MD, St. Louis, Missouri

Lindsay Samuelson, ND, Toledo, Ohio                     

Lisa Saslove, MS, RD, Sebastopol, California 

Elizabeth H. Sims-Day, ND, Lake Forest Park, Washington 

Therese Stokan, DO, Port Angeles, Washington                                                                                                                

Irina Strelyuk, ND, San Rafael, California                       

Wallace Taylor, MD, Austin, Texas                                                                                                                                 

Veronica Tilden, DO, Nevada City, California   

Diana Vandegriff, NMD, Tempe, Arizona                                                                                                                                                    

Elizabeth Vaughn, MD, High Point, North

Carolina Kathy Veon, DOM, AP, CCN, Orlando, Florida                    

Kevin Wand, DO,  Bloomington,Minnesota                                                                                                                          

Melody Wong, ND, Burlingame, California

Mina Yoon, ND, LAC, San Francisco, California

Sarah Aminoff, Union City, California         

Laura Bobzien, Dallas, Texas           

August Brice, Founder, Tech Wellness California

Susan Busen, Palos Heights, Illinois

Nancy Costa, Heartfelt Spaces, San Rafael, California    

Teresa Demarie, MBA, Long Beach, California      

Jennifer Crumpton,  Austin, Texas         

Shilpa Dashpute, MA,  Glendora, California  

Cecelia Doucette, MTPW, Ashland, Massachusetts      

Michael Garabedian, Attorney, Lincoln, California             

David Getoff, CNN, CTN, FAAIM   Vice President, Price Pottenger Nutrition Foundation                

William Holland,  Topanga, California                

Mieke Jacobs,  Lake Zurich, Illinois       

Monika Karajewski, Santa Barbara, California

Miriam Lindbeck,    Santa Barbara, California 

Rola Masri,  Los Angeles, California

Cheryl Matthews, Los Altos Hills, California      

Lloyd Morgan, EE,  Berkeley, California       

Kevin Mottus. LCSW,  Los Angeles, California   

Reilley Mullin, FNP, Trinidad, California                

Ajna Orion,  Felton, California                                                                                                                             

Cynthia Quattro, PA, LAc, Soquel, California      

Theresa Ricker,  San Antonio, Texas     

Theodora Scarato MSW, Environmental Health Trust

Stephen Scott,  Novato, California    

Taryn Slauson,   Santa Fe, New Mexico                                          

Leslie Stalder, LC,  Arcata, California               

Amber Stokes, Med,  Santa Monica, California  

Sam Wieder, MBA,  Greenville, Pennsylvania

Eric Windheim, BBEC, EMRS, Sacramento, California

Nasha Winters, ND, LAc, FABND,  Durango, Colorado                 

Glenn Kikel, ACN, Lyons, Colorado        

Mary Anne Tierney, RN, MPH,   Ashville, North Carolina

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