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Gradient: Microwave News Article Archive (2004 - )

February 8, 2016

“Meet the ‘Rented White Coats’ Who Defend Toxic Chemicals,” Center for Public Integrity, February 8, 2016.

Read about Peter Valberg of Gradient Corp, who has worked to protect corporate interests on EMFs & RF, as much as on chemicals, over the last 25 years. Here’s one quote from the article: “Gradient belongs to a breed of scientific consulting firms that defends the products of its corporate clients beyond credulity, even exhaustively studied substances whose dangers are not in doubt, such as asbestos, lead and arsenic.” Part of the Center’s “Science for Sale” project. Valberg is a colleague of Mike Repacholi’s.

July 13, 2007

When the residents of the Oak Hill Park community in the Boston suburb of Newton fought the expansion of a local 5kW AM station, WNUR, they complained about radiofrequency interference (RFI)—to their telephones, stereos, VCRs, wheelchairs and baby monitors. They also objected to the possible effects on local wildlife, particularly to the blue-spotted salamander. And they worried about the visual blight posed by the towers.

What community activists hardly mentioned were the possible impacts on their health.

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