Cellphone-hungry consumers rally against towers of babble
There are 600 antenna sites in city, but smartphone users need more
Monday, November 28, 2011
Neighbourhood associations across the city are challenging telecommunications companies on proposals to erect cellphone towers in residential areas, with at least four community groups publicly opposing the applications in recent months.
Residents of Hazeldean, West Jasper/Sherwood, Patricia Heights and Greenfield have publicly rallied against the towers proposed for their communities, a fight city planners say they are seeing more frequently as dozens more towers are planned each year.
There are currently about 600 cellphone towers in the Edmonton area...
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