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Routine Telecommunications Administrative Notice List Items

Administrative Notice List

Docket No.

TELCOM LIST

FEDERAL

1.      Office of Engineering and Technology, Federal Communications Commission, Questions and Answers About Biological Effects and Potential Hazards of Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields, OET Bulletin No. 56 (August 1999), available at http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Documents/bulletins/oet56/oet56e4.pdf

2.      Office of Engineering and Technology, Federal Communications Commission, Evaluating Compliance with FCC-Guidelines for Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields, OET Bulletin No. 65 (August 1997), available at http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Documents/bulletins/oet65/oet65.pdf

3.      Guidelines for Evaluating the Environmental Effects of Radiofrequency Radiation, Federal Communications Commission’s Report and Order, 62 Fed. Reg. 3232 (September 12, 1997), available at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/EPA-AIR/1997/January/Day-22/ga1350.htm

4.      Telecommunications Act of 1996, as amended, Pub. L. No. 104-104, 110 Stat. 56 (codified as amended in scattered sections of 47 U.S.C), available at http://clerk.house.gov/library/reference-files/PPL_TelecommunicationsAct_%201996.pdf

5.      Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999, as amended, 47 U.S.C. §§ 615-615b (2010).

6.      Enhance 911 Act of 2004, as amended, 47 U.S.C. § 942 (2010).

7.      Actions That May Have a Significant Environmental Effect, for Which Environmental Assessments (EAs) Must be Prepared, 47 C.F.R. § 1.1307 (2010).

8.      Radiofrequency Radiation Exposure Limits, 47 C.F.R. § 1.1310 (2010).

9.      Proclamation No. 8460, 74 Fed. Reg. 234 (December 8, 2009), available at http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=86954

10.  Division of Migratory Bird Management, United States Fish & Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior, Avian Collisions at Communication Towers (June 2009), available at http://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/CurrentBirdIssues/Hazards/towers/towers.htm

11.  Division of Migratory Bird Management, United States Fish & Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior, Service Guidance on the Siting, Construction, Operation and Decommissioning of Communications Towers (Sept. 2000), available at http://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/CurrentBirdIssues/Hazards/towers/comtow.html

12.  National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, National Register of Historic Places (July 2010), available at http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/research/index.htm 

13.  Division of Migratory Bird Management, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior, Service Interim Guidelines for Recommendations On Communications Tower Siting, Construction, Operation and Decommissioning, (Aug. 9, 2000), available at http://www.fws.gov/habitatconservation/com_tow_guidelines.pdf

14.  Federal Aviation Administration, United States Department of Transportation, Obstruction Marking and Lighting, Advisory Circular AC70/7460-1K (February 2007), available at https://oeaaa.faa.gov/oeaaa/external/content/AC70_7460_1K.pdf.

15.  Stephen J. Blumberg, et al, Wireless Substitution: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January – June 2010, Division of Health Interview Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Center of Disease Control, December 21, 2010, available at

      http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/wireless201012.pdf

16.  Jaeger v. Cellco Partnership, et al., 2010 WL 965730 (D. Conn. 2010), affirmed Jaeger v. Cellco Partnership, et al., 10-1347-cv (2nd Cir. 2010).

STATE

Connecticut Siting Council

17.  State of Connecticut Siting Council, Statewide Plan for Wireless Telecommunications Coverage (September 2006), available at https://portal.ct.gov/lib/csc/publications/csc_annualrvw_f6.pdf

18.  State of Connecticut Siting Council, Telecommunications Facilities: An Illustrated Primer on the Siting of Facilities Within Connecticut and Throughout the Nation, Version II (March 2007), available at https://portal.ct.gov/lib/csc/csc_tower_3_07.pdf

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

19.  Connecticut Council on Soil and Water Conservation, State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Connecticut Guidelines for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control, DEP Bulletin 34 (May 2002, last revised September 2007), available at https://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2720&q=325660&depNav_GID=1654

20.  State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, The Connecticut Stormwater Quality Manual (2004), available at https://www.ct.gov/DEP/cwp/view.asp?a=2721&q=325704&depNav_GID=1654#download

21.  Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Amphibians and Reptiles in Connecticut , DEP Bulletin 32, Michael W. Klemens (2000), available at http://ctdepstore.com/Amphibians-and-Reptiles-in-Connecticut-101.htm

22.  State of Connecticut, Dept. of Public Utility Control, Docket No. 08-06-19, DPUC Investigation into the Deployment of Distributed Antenna System (DAS) in the Public Rights of Way, September 29, 2010.

23.  Letter from Elizabeth Brothers, Assistant Director, State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, to Christopher B. Fisher, Esq., Attorney, Cuddy & Feder, LLP (Aug. 10, 2009), available at https://portal.ct.gov/lib/csc/pendingproceeds/docket_376/do376-20090817-depcommentadminnotice.pdf

Department of Transportation

24.  State of Connecticut Department of Transportation, ConnDOT Drainage Manual (2000, last revised December 2003), available at https://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=3200&q=260116

25.  State of Connecticut Department of Transportation, Policy Statement for Telecommunications Installations Within the State Highway Right of Way, Policy No. E&H.O. - 53 (Aug. 7, 2006), available at https://portal.ct.gov/lib/csc/row_ps.pdf

Other State Agencies

26.  State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management, Conservation and Development Policies Plan for Connecticut 2005-2010 (July 6, 2005), available at https://www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?a=2990&q=383182

27.  State Plan of Conservation and Development, as amended, Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16a-27 to 16a-32a (2010).

28.  An Act Establishing Connecticut Heritage Areas, as amended, 2009 Conn. Acts 221 (Reg. Sess.), codified at Conn. Gen. Stat. §16a-27 (2010), available at  http://www.cga.ct.gov/2009/ACT/PA/2009PA-00221-R00HB-06584-PA.htm

TECHNICAL

29.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE Standard for Safety Levels with Respect to Human Exposure to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields, 3 kHz to 300 GHz, IEEE Std. C95.1-2005 (November 1, 2009), available at https://sbwsweb.ieee.org/ecustomercme_enu/start.swe?SWECmd=GotoView&SWEView=Catalog+View+(eSales)_Standards_IEEE&mem_type=Customer&SWEHo=sbwsweb.ieee.org&SWETS=1192713657

30.  Telecommunications Industry Association & Electronics Industries Association, Structural Standards for Steel Antenna Towers and Antenna Supporting Structures, TIA/EIA-222-G (2006), available at http://www.tiaonline.org/standards/catalog/index.cfm

31.  Telecommunications Industry Association & Electronics Industries Association, Structural Standards for Steel Antenna Towers and Antenna Supporting Structures, TIA/EIA-222-F (1996), available at http://www.preferredtower.com/codes/tia/index.html

32.  Letter from John R. Morissette, Manager of Transmission Siting and Permitting, The Connecticut Light and Power Company, to Christopher B. Fisher, Esq., Attorney, Cuddy & Feder, LLP, (Feb. 19, 2010) regarding CL&P policy on the installation of cellular and PCS antennas on electric transmission structures, available at https://portal.ct.gov/lib/csc/pendingproceeds/docket_388/do388-20100312_supplemental_submission.pdf

ENVIRONMENTAL

33.  Richard M. DeGraaf & Deborah D. Rudis, New England Wildlife: Habitat, Natural History, and Distribution (University of Massachusetts Press, 1983), available at http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/4148

34.  <st1:country-region w:st="on">Aram</st1:country-region> J.K. Calhoun & Michael W. Klemens, Best Development Practices: Conserving Pool-Breeding Amphibians in Residential and Commercial Developments in the Northeastern United States, MCA Technical Paper No. 5 (Metropolitan Conservation Alliance 2002), available at http://www.umaine.edu/vernalpools/PDFs/Best%20Development%20Practices%20%20-%20%20Conserving%20Pool-breeding%20Amph.pdf

35.  <st1:country-region w:st="on">Aram</st1:country-region> J.K. Calhoun, et. al., Conserving pool-breeding amphibians in human-dominated landscapes through local implementation of Best Development Practices,  Wetlands Ecology and Management, July 9, 2004 at 291, available at http://www.maineaudubon.org/resource/documents/CalhounWEMpaper.pdf

MAPS

36.  Natural Resources Division, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Atlas of Connecticut Topographic Maps, DEP Bulletin 17 (1992), available at http://www.ctdepstore.com/Maps_c16.htm;jsessionid=1FF9EB902F8695DF048A7BD535715052.qscstrfrnt02

37.  State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Natural Diversity Database Map, available at https://www.depdata.ct.gov/naturalresources/endangeredspecies/nddbpdfs.asp

38.  Connecticut Forest & Park Association, Connecticut Walk Book East (Ann T. Colson & Cindi D. Pietrzyk, eds., 19th ed. 2005), available at http://www.ctwoodlands.org/node/17

39.  Connecticut Forest & Park Association, Connecticut Walk Book West (Ann T. Colson, ed., 19th ed. 2006), available at http://www.ctwoodlands.org/node/17

40.  State of Connecticut, Dept. of Transportation, Connecticut Official State Tourism Map (2007-2009), available at http://www.ctbound.org/

41.  National Audubon Society, Connecticut Important Bird Areas (last updated June 25, 2010), available at http://iba.audubon.org/iba/stateIndex.do?state=US-CT

42.  Mail-A-Map Street Map, (Harbor Publications 2003).

43.  United States Geological Survey, Connecticut Topographic Map Collection (Town), available at http://magic.lib.uconn.edu/topographic_maps.html