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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

NEW YELLOWSTONE CELL COVERAGE TO SWAMP BACKCOUNTRY

3-Sided Lattice Tower, 7 New Microwave Dishes to Encrust Historic Mt. Washburn

YELLOWSTONE PLOTS BANDWIDTH EXPLOSION

New Towers and Major Facility Expansion Violate Laws and Park Service Policies

MOUNT RAINIER WILDERNESS SLATED FOR CELL COVERAGE

Proposed Cellular Antennas in Paradise Visitor Center Will Wire Wilderness

CELL COVERAGE TO WASH ACROSS NATIONAL PARK WILDERNESS

Theodore Roosevelt Spins in Grave Over Tower Named for Him in Namesake Park

YELLOWSTONE BACKCOUNTRY BLANKETED WITH CELL COVERAGE

Remotest Corners Now Connected Despite Park Promises of Limited Coverage