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Cell Towers in Easton: "What You Don't Know Could Hurt You"
Saturday, April 26, 2003, 1:00 - 3:00 P.M.
Easton Public Library
A blue-ribbon discussion featuring B. Blake Levitt, author of Cell Towers: Wireless Convenience or Environmental Hazard?;
Ray Kasevich, leading Registered Professional Electrical Engineer; and
John Stripp, Connecticut's 135th District State Representative and State
Assistant Minority Leader.
B. Blake Levitt is an award-winning journalist who has specialized
in medical and science writing for nearly two decades. She has
researched the biological effects of non-ionizing radiation since the
late 1970's. She is a member of the American Medical Writers
Association, the National Association of Science Writers, the New York
Academy of Sciences, and the Bioelectomagnetics Society, as well as the
Author's Guild. She is in Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and
Who's Who of International Writers and Authors.
Ms. Levitt's work is referenced in numerous government
publications and other resources on EMF. She has helped several
congressional offices write legislation for energy research
appropriations and land-use issues pertaining to tower siting. She
lectures widely on the subject of environmental energy and consults for
municipalities considering telecommunications regulations.
Mr. Kasevich has 35 years of military and industrial experience
related to radiowave and microwave science and engineering. His
Electrical Engineering degree is from Yale; doctoral work done at M.I.T.
His company designs, develops, and tests radio frequency antenna and
radiowave communications systems nationally. He holds over 40 USA and
foreign patents on microwave and radiofrequency applications.
Mr. Stripp will join the panel to discuss the current laws regarding cell tower sites, placements and jurisdiction.