Hempfield School District: Dr. Anthony Miller Statement on Cell Tower Radiation


On January 9, 2018 The Hempfield School District invited a panel to discuss the health risks of cell towers on schools. Environmental Health Trust was invited to attend and EHT’s Executive Director Theodora Scarato gave a presentation alongside Professor Kenneth Foster and  Dr. Paul Specht, a professor emeritus of the Occupational Safety & Environmental Health Program at Millersville University,

In addition, EHT advisor Dr. Anthony Miller presented his opinion about cell tower radiation to the Hempfield School District with this video message. He also made himself available to speak with them by phone.

Below EHT is providing materials from the presentations along with press coverage of the Hempfield School District dialogue.


Theodora Scarato Powerpoint presentation 

Kenneth Foster Powerpoint presentation , Presentation,   WHO Factsheet 2006 Foster presented 


Do cell towers belong on school property? Experts weigh in at Hempfield school board meeting, Lancaster Online, January 11, 2018

Dr. Anthony Miller is a physician and epidemiologist.  -currently Professor Emeritus at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto have advised WHO IARC for several decades . He served as Director of the Epidemiology Unit of the National Cancer Institute of Canada.  He served as Senior Epidemiologist, International Agency for Research on Cancer, and as Head of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre. He  served as a consultant to the U.S. National Cancer Institute and the World Health Organization and he is a member of both the Royal Colleges of physicians & Canada. He is  Senior Medical Advisor to Environmental Health Trust. 

Dr. Lennart Hardell also has published his opinion that radiofrequency radiation is a human carcinogen. Please read his scientific opinion in his published study here.

Carlberg, Micheal and Lennart Hardell. “Evaluation of Mobile Phone and Cordless Phone Use and Glioma Risk Using the Bradford Hill Viewpoints from 1965 on Association or Causation.” BioMed Research International, vol. 2017, 2017.

Please see the full presentation to the Hempfield School District here.



Learn about the health effects of cell tower radiation and research studies on cell tower radiation

Learn about the effects of cell tower radiation on birds, bees and wildlife.

Read about a study that found cell towers are linked to damage in human blood that predicts cancer.

Learn about why FCC limits do not protect the public.

Learn about 5G and watch videos with scientific presentations on 5G

Learn about occupational health and safety issues, the high accident and death  rate of cell tower workers.

Learn about how cell tower companies do not give safety assurances to their shareholders and even warn that they may lose money in lawsuits related to the RF radiation.

Learn about research that shows property values decrease when a cell tower is near a home.

Read what the American Academy of Pediatrics states about cell towers

Read a scientific factsheet about cellular antennas placed near homes and 5G.

Read letters from doctors and experts about small cell antennas near homes.

Read a PDF compilation of Doctors letters on cell towers near schools.

Learn about links between cellular radiation and ADHD and Autism. 

Read a letter from a PTA about a cell tower proposed on their elementary school

Learn about about firefighters opposed to cell towers on their stations and watch videos of them testifying against cell towers due to the radiation health risks.

Fire Hazards of Cell Towers

How To Get A 1500 Cell Tower Setback in Your Town

Read a Harvard Press Book on Telecom Industry Influence To The US FCC – Captured Agency by Norm Alster

Read Reports and White Papers of Insurance Industry that compare cell phone radiation to asbestos

Read how most insurance companies exclude damage from electromagnetic fields


Communities Trying to Stop Cell Towers Near Their Homes and Schools, Testimony against Small Cells Near Homes

Click on the links to see these recent Environmental Health Trust scientific presentations

8/10/2017 Presentation to Mexico Telecom Authority on Out of Date Guidelines for Cell Towers

8/2017 Presentation on the International Agency for the Research on Cancer and Radiofrequency Radiation with International Experts

6/6/2017 Presentation to North Carolina Governor on Wireless Facilities (Mini Cell Towers)  in Rights of Way

1/2017 Israel Institute for Advanced Study at Hebrew University, Expert Forum on Wireless and Health, organized in coordination with the and the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences


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