National Association for Children and Safe Technology
United States Federal Government

A collection of federal documents relevant to the topic of wireless radiation.  Updated continuously.




"Information is the currency of democracy."
Thomas Jefferson

11 July 2014
FCC MODERNIZES E-RATE PROGRAM TO EXPAND ROBUST WI-FI NETWORKS IN THE NATION’S SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES  Reforms to Expand Wi-Fi to 10 Million More Students, Thousands of Libraries Nationwide Next Year 
WC Docket No. 13-184
Press Release on the Modernization of the E-Rate Program
E-Rate Fact Sheet


Written statements made by the FCC Chairman and Commissioners
Re:  Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries, WC Docket No. 13-184
FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's Statement
FCC Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn's Statement
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworchel's Statement
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai's Statement
FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly's Statement


07 February 2014
U.S. Department of Interior Letter, Addendum and Citations to the National Telecommunications Administration
The Director of the Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance of the United States Department of the Interior sent a letter to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration in the Department of Commerce that addresses the Interior Department's concern that cell tower radiation has had negative impacts on the health of migratory birds and other wildlife.


27 March 2013
Reassessment of Federal Communications Commission Radiofrequency Exposure Limits and Policies ET Docket No. 13-84 / Proposed Changes in the Commission's Rules Regarding Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields ET Docket No. 03-137 / Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making
Prompted by the Government Accountability Office's report published in July 2012, the FCC agreed to reassess the safety standards for mobile phones. 


03 August 2012
Bill H.R. 6358  The Cell Phone Safety Right to Know Act
Introduced by Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), the purpose of this bill was "To examine, label and communicate adverse human biological effects associated with exposure to electromagnetic fields from cell phones and other wireless devices and for other purposes."


July 2012
United States Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Government Accountability Office Report to Congressional Requesters: Telecommunications Exposure and Testing Requirements for Mobile Phones Should be Reassessed


10 January 2011
Americans with Disabilities San Francisco Hearing
Full transcript of meeting in which electrohypersensitivity and multiple chemical sensitivities were discussed under the ADA law.

14 September 2009
United States Senate, Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations
Health Effects of Cell Phone Use (Official document)
Health Effects of Cell Phone Use (C-SPAN video of the actual senate hearing)


20 September 2008
United States Congress
Congressional Hearing on Cell Phone Safety and Wifi - Condensed


03 August - 10 October 2006
Supreme Court of the United States 
Brief of Amicus Curiae Healthy Schools Network, Inc.
In Support of Petition for Writ of Mandamus to the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. 
See also:  Supreme Court Docket Files/06-175


August 1997
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Office of Engineering and Technology (OET)
Evaluating Compliance with FCC Guidelines for Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields, OET Bulletin 65, Edition 97-01 
 See pages 40 -44.  In this section, Evaluating Mobile and Portable Devices, the 'safe' distance for mobile and portable devices is discussed.  The distance is 20cm or approximately 8 inches away from the body.  This document is from 1997 and the standards used then are now outdated and erroneous.


03 January 1996
Telecommunications Act of 1996


02 August 1994
U.S. Air Force Material Command, Rome Laboratory
Radiofrequency / Microwave Radiation Biological Effects and Safety Standards: A Review


September 1984
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Project Summary | Responses of Airborne Biota to Microwave Transmission From Satellite Power System (SPS)

March 1976
U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency | U.S. Army Medical Intelligence and Information Agency | Office of the Surgeon General
Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Radiation (Radiowaves and Microwaves) | Eurasian Communist Countries (U)
Mr. Ronald L. Adams & Dr. R.A. Williams

04 October 1971
U.S. Naval Medical Research Institute
Bibliography of Reported Biological Phenomena (Effects) and Clinical Manifestations Attibuted to Microwave and Radio-Frequency Radiation