Sen. Schumer: Cell Towers Should Have Backup Power To Prevent Widespread Service Outages Like After Sandy
Schumer said a nationwide plan to require power reserves for cell towers would help ensure no disruption in coverage following severe weather, a terrorist attack or any other events that may cause power failures.
Neighbors in Ridgewood who oppose the construction of a new cell phone tower are planning to make their voices heard on Tuesday.
At a gated community of townhouses in Smithtown, a cell tower has sprouted just a stone’s throw away. And a resident of one of the townhouses closest to the tower has been arrested for cutting the tower’s cables.
Yaphank fire commissioner Bill Peters says he’s pushing for a cell tower to be installed even though the proposal is unpopular with many in the community.
The current cell tower, resembling a flag pole, would give way to a taller one adorned with fake evergreen.
Local residents in the Byram section of Greenwich are protesting against the idea of a giant four-carrier cell tower being erected in the neighborhood.
Michael DiMarco and his wife Lori came home from work yesterday to find that the 40-foot cell tower that was placed on their front lawn without their knowledge was gone.
As one Long Island town official said, “it was a David and Goliath fight …and David won.” The cell tower that appeared on a couple’s property without permission will be taken down by the company.
Shock could not even describe Lori DiMarco’s reaction when she came home a few weeks ago to find a 40-foot-tall cell tower on her front lawn in Mount Sinai.
New cell towers are now banned within 1,500 feet of a home, a house of worship, a daycare center or a school in the Town of Hempstead.
WANTAGH, N.Y. (1010 WINS) – Some Long Island residents are up in arms over the proliferation of cell phone towers near their homes and schools. 1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan says more one hundred people showed […]
There’s towering trouble for hundreds of people on Long Island, as residents are fighting the wireless industry and lawmakers.