TITLE

Environmental Group Takes Different Tower Tack

AUTHOR(S)
Rockwell, Mark
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;5/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the call of the American Bird Conservancy for tower companies to voluntarily replace lights on high communications towers for the sake of migratory birds. The petition filed by the American Bird Conservancy, Friends of the Earth and the Forest Conservation Council to shut down thousands of wireless communications towers in the Gulf coast region was denied by the U.S. courts. The American Bird Conservancy is working with several tower companies to replace red tower lights with white strobe lights. According to PCIA spokeswoman Anne Perkins, replacing the lights can be costly.
ACCESSION #
20838298

 

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