Remember my post about a new law that gives cell phone providers the freedom to locate their towers anywhere they want, regardless of citizen objections?
Well, guess who's up in arms about the new law? Are they the same low information conservative voters who knew nothing about its passage? Did they hear anything about it on their local talk shows? No. Welcome to your ideological Utopia, Waukesha.
jsonline: Local governments can no longer deny wireless tower permits solely for aesthetic reasons, limit the height of towers to under 200 feet, or require that antennas and structures such as water towers be placed on public property. local governments may not enact ordinances prohibiting the placement of wireless towers in particular locations, and they may not impose environmental testing and monitoring requirements for radio frequency emissions.
Patch: A proposed cell phone tower that could bring between $30,000 and $70,000 annual revenues to the School District of Waukesha has angered area residents because it would be built near the playground at Bethesda Elementary School, WISN 12 News is reporting.
Residents at a meeting spoke out against the 100-foot-tall AT&T cell tower because of health concerns, according to WISN 12 News.