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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Not Green: Digital TV Arriving with Environmental Bang

The information in the following quote comes from an article published in the Chicago Sun Times in 1999.

In just a few weeks all US TV viewers will be forced to accept HDTV, and perhaps they have not been provided with this information.

Hard to fathom with all we already know about birds and bees being severely impacted by cell towers.

Not to overlook the health issues already known about cell towers and the phones, what might we not know about the DTV towers?

Is there a coming epidemic of undiagnosable illness around the corner as well?
Millions of the migratory birds, which yearly travel through Chicago from as far north as Canada to as far south as Peru, are being killed off by rapidly rising cellular telephone towers and new digital television antennas blocking their paths, wildlife experts say.

High-definition television towers can climb to heights of 1,000 feet and are the latest threat to songbirds, which typically fly at 5,000 feet but descend to much lower levels during overcast evenings, said Albert Manville, a wildlife biologist with the office of migratory bird management for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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