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WIRE THE WILDERNESS? AS CELL SERVICE EXPANDS, NATIONAL PARKS BECOME THE LATEST DIGITAL BATTLEGROUNDS

From: Merced Sun Star

“PEER, which has asked the Interior Department’s Inspector General to investigate, said that Yosemite is “violation of both federal laws and agency policies” by…

CELLULAR SACRAMENTO: VERIZON DEAL WILL BRING 5G NETWORK TO THE CAPITAL CITY- BUT AT WHAT COST?

From: Sacramento News & Review

“Based on information PEER says it discovered through Freedom of Information Act requests, its members are asking the inspector general to investigate…

GROUP CRIES FOUL OVER CELL SERVICE EXPANSION IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: Courthouse News

““Not only is this a helluva way to run a railroad, but Yosemite does not even know who owns the trains,” Jeff Ruch, executive director of PEER, said. He said…

YELLOWSTONE OFFICIALS SAY ADDING ANTENNAE TO MOUNT WASHBURN FIRE LOOKOUT WOULD HAVE NEGATIVE IMPACT

From: Yellowstone Insider

“The determination that the Mt. Washburn proposal would have an “adverse” visual effect was included in a letter from Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk to…

WIRELESS UPGRADE WOULD GIVE YELLOWSTONE A BLACK EYE: ENVIRONMENTALISTS

From: New York Times

“"The summit of Mt. Washburn has been the biggest destination for hikers and now it's going to be like hiking to a telecommunications bunker," PEER head Jeff Ruch…


News Releases

YELLOWSTONE CLOSES HIKING DESTINATION TO HIKE BANDWIDTH

Mt. Washburn Build-Out Shows Cell Service Trumps Massive Infrastructure Needs

GRAND TETON STEALTH PLAN FOR 11 NEW CELL TOWERS

Lawsuit Seeks Records Detailing Nation’s Largest Park Cellular Expansion

YOSEMITE’S ILLEGAL CELL TOWER NETWORK GROWS IN THE DARK

Call for National Review of Improper Park/Telecom Deals Cut Behind Closed Doors

YELLOWSTONE’S QUANDARY: HOW DO YOU FIX UGLY?

Plans for Scenic Mt. Washburn Must Prevent Further Damage to Historic Value

MOUNT RAINIER POISED TO WIRE ITS WILDERNESS

Park Offers No Alternatives or Mitigation to Contain Cell Spillover from Paradise