Glendale joins wireless lawsuit against FCC

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  The ultimate legal action is ramping up as reason falters inthe context of special interest groups.

Glendale joins lawsuit against FCC
Officials want to review placement of cell towers, but federal laws trumps their ability to.

CITY HALL: In the latest chapter for local control over micro-cellular towers, the City Council on Tuesday voted to join a coalition of cities nationwide to pressure the Federal Communications Commission to allow more leeway.

The move comes as the wireless industry also pressures the federal government to exempt carriers from local zoning ordinances, a key source of contention in cities where residents have complained of the aesthetic impacts and possible ill-health effects of cellular antennas in their neighborhoods.

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