Theodora Scarato, Executive Director of Environmental Health Trust will explain 5G, the state of science, current policy initiatives and what people can do in their community. 

Date: September 25, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Silver Spring Library   900 Wayne Ave Silver Spring, MD  

This meeting was organized by a Montgomery County coalition working policy issues related to 5G and small cells. Please see the flyer here. 

Topics covered in this presentation:

  • What is 5G
  • The scientific research
  • Environmental issues
  • Medical recommendations
  • Recent US/international policy
  • Practical ways to protect our heath

Theodora Scarato MSW is Executive Director of  Environmental Health Trust (EHT), a scientific think tank that carries out research on environmental health risks, develops educational resources and works directly with policymakers worldwide. Scarato maintains the EHT database that documents the over 20 nations that have protective policies in place to reduce public exposure to wireless radiation. 

In Maryland Scarato has long worked on children’s environmental health issues in the schools and was instrumental in the Prince George’s County School System move to address lead contamination in the schools drinking water and in the Maryland State Advisory Council on Children’s Environmental Health Protection move to issue recommendations to reduce radiofrequency exposures in the school setting. Scarato most recently presented and helped coordinate the first US medical conference designed exclusively to train medical and health professionals on electromagnetic radiation. She recently co-authored a paper reviewing research, policy and legal issues related to  radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation with recommendations to the building industry on reducing liability and risk.

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5G, The Wireless Revolution and Your Health: Silver Spring September 25