Long Island Residents File Lawsuit Against “Small Cell” Mini Cell Towers In Their Front Yards

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Long Island Residents File Lawsuit Against “Small Cell” Mini Cell Towers In Front Yards

CBS New York and Newsday news covered Long Island residents who are filing a lawsuit and raising health concerns regarding the “small cell” wireless transmission equipment continues to be installed in many areas. Watch News Report Below. 

As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported neighbors are joining together to fight the cellular antennas going up close to their homes, schools and houses of worship.

Jodi and Peter Abraham are filmed with their federal lawsuit in hand as they walked out of Nassau County Supreme Court Thursday, “challenging hundreds of unregulated and wireless facilities, still going up by the dozens across Huntington and Oyster Bay” in the CBS news story .

The lawsuit has been filed in Eastern District federal court against the town and Pennsylvania-based telecom company, Crown Castle NG East LLC, challenging the installation of the wireless devices and alleging the town wasn’t doing enough to regulate them.

NEWS COVERAGE

Long Islanders Sue Over Health Concerns About New Cellphone Towers, CBS Local: October 19, 2017

Huntington residents press case against cellphone towers, NewsDay October 19, 2017

Parents Fear Children Having Brain, Heart Tumors After Mini Cell Phone Towers Go Up In Neighborhood,CBS Local  April 2017

Long Island residents outraged by cellphone towers in front of homes, ABC7 News April 2017

Oyster Bay supervisor vows town will limit cellphone antennas, NewsDay May 2017

Backyard Battle Over Cell Phone Poles in Long Island , NBC News February 2011

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