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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

ANOTHER 4G CELL TOWER SLATED FOR REMOTE NATIONAL PARK

North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt Wants Second Tower Abutting Wilderness

PARK SERVICE RENEGES ON PROMISED CELL RESTRICTIONS

Yellowstone Builds New Towers but Ignores Vows to Limit Visibility and Coverage

YELLOWSTONE’S CELLULAR BANDWIDTH DILEMMA

Telecom Companies Push Plans to Wire Park for New 4G LTE

PLANS TO WIRE ENTIRE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM

Concessionaires Would Control Visitor Cell and Internet Access and Content

YELLOWSTONE’S NEW CELL TOWER PRE-APPROVED DESPITE IMPACTS

Disingenuous Call for Public Comments Does Not Cure Violations of Law and Policy