Dr. Magda Havas, PhD Environmental Studies Research Papers

Scholarly Publications

Posted on October 13, 2009

Below is a list of scholarly publications by Magda Havas. Note the earlier ones are on chemical contaminants and the one since 2000 are mostly on electrosmog.

Havas, M. 2009. Is it Safe to Stand in Front of a Microwave? Bottom Line/Personal. 7 pp. in press.

Havas, M., J. Marrongelle, B. Pollner, E. Kelley, and L. Tully. Provocation Study using Heart Rate Variability shows Microwave Radiation from DECT phone affects Autonomic Nervous System. Journal of the Ramazzini Institute, Annual Series on Environmental Health Issues, Italy, submitted.

Havas, M., D. Stetzer, E. Kelley, R. Frederick, and S. Symington. 2009. Energy efficient light bulbs, Electromagnetic Emissions, and Health. 19 pp. Journal of the Ramazzini Institute, Annual Series on Environmental Health Issues, Italy. in press,

Havas, M. 2008. Dirty Electricity Elevates Blood Sugar Among Electrically Sensitive Diabetics and May Explain Brittle Diabetes. Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine, Vol. 27( 2), pp. 135-146.

Havas, M. and A. Olstad. 2008. Power quality affects teacher wellbeing and student behavior in three Minnesota Schools. Science of the Total Environment, Volume 402, Issues 2-3, 1 September 2008, pp. 157-162

Havas, M. 2007. Analysis of Health and Environmental Effects of Proposed San Francisco Earthlink Wi-Fi Network, Commissioned by SNAFU (San Francisco Neighborhood Antenna Free Union) and presented to Board of Supervisors, City and Country of San Francisco, 51 pp. Click here for 50 page pdf.

Havas, M. 2006. Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: Biological effects of dirty electricity with emphasis on diabetes and multiple sclerosis. Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine, 25: 259-268, 2006

Havas, M. and D. Stetzer. 2006. Electromagnetic Pollution and your Health. Centre for Health Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, ON September 2006.

Havas, M. and D. Stetzer. 2004. Dirty electricity and electrical hypersensitivity: Five case studies. World Health Organization Workshop on Electricity Hypersensitivity, Prague, Czech Republic, 25-26 October, 2004.

Havas, M., S. Shum, and R. Dhalla. 2004. Passenger exposure to magnetic fields on go-trains and on buses, streetcars, and subways run by the Toronto Transit Commission, Toronto, Canada. Biological Effects of EMFs, 3rd International Workshop, Kos, Greece, 4-8 October, 2004, pp.1065-1071. Click here for pdf.

Havas, M and J. Mackay. 2004. Street level magnetic fields within the City of Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Biological Effects of EMFs, 3rdInternational Workshop, Kos, Greece, 4-8 October, 2004, pp. 318-325. Click here for pdf.

Havas, M., M. Illiatovitch, and C. Proctor. 2004. Teacher and student response to the removal of dirty electricity by the Graham/Stetzer filter at Willow Wood School in Toronto, Canada. Biological Effects of EMFs, 3rd International Workshop, Kos, Greece, 4-8 October, 2004, pp. 311-317.

Havas, M. and D. Stetzer. 2004. Graham/Stetzer filters improve power quality in homes and schools, reduce blood sugar levels in diabetics, multiple sclerosis symptoms, and headaches. International Scientific Conference on Childhood Leukaemia, London, 6th-10th September, 2004.

Havas, M. 2004. Biological Effects of Low Frequency Electric and Magnetic Fields. Derek Clements-Croome (Ed.). 2002. Electromagnetism and Health, Taylor & Francis Books, Ltd., London, England. 25 pp. Click here for pdf.

Woodfine, D.G., M. Havas, and J. Acreman. 2002. Nickel and copper tolerance of phytoplankton isolated from a recovering lake near Sudbury, Canada. Geochemistry, Exploration, Environment, Analysis, Vol. 2 203-207

Havas, M. 2002. Intensity of Electric and Magnetic Fields from Power Lines within the Business District of Sixty Ontario Communities. Science of the Total Environment 298:183-206.

Havas, M. 2002. Wired and Wireless Energy. An overview of health concerns and a call for action. Presented to the Environmental Committee on Sustainable Development. House of Commons, Ottawa, ON. May 21, 2002

Havas, M. and D. Hanna. 2000.Magnetic Fields in Peterborough Schools: the findings and strategies to reduce exposure. Presented to the Peterborough-Kawartha-Pine Ridge School Board, Health and Safety Committee, October 2000.

Havas, M. 2000. Biological effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic energy: A critical review of the reports by the US National Research Council and the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences as they relate to the broad realm of EMF bioeffects. Environmental Reviews 8:173-253. Click here for 80 page pdf.

Woodfine, D.G., R. Seth, D. Mackay, and M. Havas. 2000.Simulating the response of metal contaminated lakes to reductions in atmospheric loading using a modified QWASI model. Chemosphere 41:1377-1388.

Havas, M., D.G. Woodfine, P. Lutz, K. Yung, H.J. MacIsaac, and T.C. Hutchinson. 1995. Biological Recovery of Two Previously Acidified, Metal-Contaminated Lakes near Sudbury Ontario, Canada. Water, Air and Soil Pollut. 85(2): 791-796

Havas, M. and B. Rosseland. 1995. Response of Zooplankton, Benthos, and Fishes to Acidification: An Overview. [Invited Paper] Water, Air and Soil Pollut. 85(1): 51-62.

Havas, M. and E. Advokaat. 1995. Can Sodium Regulation be used to Predict the Relative Acid-Sensitivity of Various Life-stages and Different Species of Aquatic Fauna? Water, Air and Soil Pollut. 85(2): 865-870.

Woodfine, D.G. and M. Havas. 1995. Pathways of Chemical Recovery in Acidified, Metal-Contaminated Lakes near Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Water, Air and Soil Pollut. 8 797-803.

Regoczei, S. and M. Havas. 1995. Group Problem Solving: If we could save the earth, how would that be done? Proc. 4th Can. Conf. on Foundations and Applications of General Science Theory. Knowledge Tools for a Sustainable Civilization. Ryerson Polytechnical University, Toronto, June 8-10, 1995, 9 pp

Loney, R.K., P. Northrop, and M. Havas. 1995. Enviro Mystery Revisited. Eighth Instructional Show & Tell for Ontario Universities and Colleges, May 29, 1995, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario.

Havas, M. 1995. Aluminum. In: Paehlke, R. (Ed.) Environmental Review

Havas, M. 1994. Recovery and Rehabilitation of Large-Scale Ecosystems: Rapporteurs Report. In: Rapport, D. and P. Calow. Evaluating and Monitoring the Health of Large-Scale Ecosystems, NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Chateau Montebello, Quebec, Canada, October 10-15, 1993, 10 pages.

Brakke, D., J.P. Baker, J. Bohmer, A Hartmann, M Havas, A. Jenkins, C. Kelly, S.J. Ormerod, T. Paces, R Putz, B.O. Rosseland, D. Schindler, and H. Segner. 1994. How does Acidification affect Biota and What are the influences of Biota on the Process of Acidification? In: Dahlem Workshop on Acidification of Freshwater Ecosystems, Berlin, September 27 to October 2, 1992.

Hutchinson, T.C. and M. Havas. 1994. Chapter 22. Ecological Impacts of Acid Deposition on Natural Ecosystems. In: Calvert, J. (Ed.) The Chemistry of the Atmosphere: Its Impact on Global Change, American Chemical Society, pp. 297-315.

Woodfine, D.G., D. Mackay, and M. Havas. 1993. Using QWASI Model to Predict Fate of Copper and Nickel in Two Metal Contaminated Lakes near Coniston, Ontario. In: Nriagu, J.O. and R.J. Allan (eds.), International Conference, Heavy Metals in the Environment (Vol.2), Toronto, September 1993, pp 379-382.

Havas, M. 1993. Environmental Education: Changing Role of the University. Seminario Internacional Sobre El Ambiente, Toluca de Lerdo, Estado de Mexico, February 22-25, 1993, 16 pp.

Havas, M. 1990. Recovery of Acidified and Metal-Contaminated Lakes in Canada. In: Norton, S.A., S.E. Lindberg, and A.L. Page (Eds.), Advances in Environmental Science, Acid Precipitation Series, Volume 4, Soils, Aquatic Processes and Lake Acidification, Springer-Verlag, N.Y., pp. 187-205

Havas, M. 1990. Chemical Indicators. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 15:287.

Stokes, P., M Havas, and T. Brydges. 1990. Public participation and volunteer help in monitoring programs: An assessment. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 15:225-229.

Creed, I.F., M. Havas, and C.G. Trick. 1990. Effects of arsenate on the growth of nitrogen- and phosphorus-limited Chlorella vulgaris (Chlorophyceae) isolates. J. Phycology 26(6):

Loney, R.K. and M. Havas. 1990. Enviro Mystery: An Educational Computer Game, Third Instructional Show & Tell for Ontario Universities and Colleges, May 29-29, 1990, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario.

Havas, M., T. Pajos, R. Loney, and V. Timmer. 1988. Effect of Aluminum, Drought and Low pH on Sugar Maple Seedlings, Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Final Report.

Havas, M., R. Loney, M.G. Scott, and T.C. Hutchinson. 1988. Needle Chemistry as an Early Warning Indicator of Decline in Balsam Fir, Red Spruce, and Norway Spruce. Forest Decline Symposium, October 20-21, 1988, Rochester, N.Y.

Loney, R. and M. Havas. 1988. Influence of Climate and Air Pollution on Decline of Sugar Maple in Eastern North America. Forest Decline Symposium, October 20-21, 1988, Rochester, N.Y.

Havas, M. and T.C. Hutchinson. 1987. Aquatic Macrophytes as Bioindicators of Metal Pollution, Smoking Hills, N.W.T., Intern. Conf. Heavy Metals. September, 1987, New Orleans.

Havas, M. 1987. Does hemoglobin enhance the acid-tolerance of Daphnia? Annls. Soc. R. Zool. Belg. 117, 151-164.

Creed, I.F., M. Havas, and C.G. Trick. 1987. Mechanisms of arsenate tolerance in the green alga, Chlorella vulgaris. Abstract. American Society for Limnology and Oceanography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, June 14-18, 1987

Havas, M. 1986. A hematoxylin staining technique to locate sites of aluminum binding in aquatic plants and animals. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 30:735-741.

Hutchinson, T.C. and M. Havas. 1986. Recovery of previously acidified lakes near Coniston, Canada following reductions in atmospheric sulphur and metal emissions. Water, Air,and Soil Pollution 28:319-333.

Havas, M. 1986. Effects of acid deposition on aquatic ecosystems. In: Stern, A. (Ed.), Air Pollution, Volume VI, Academic Press, pp 351-389 .

Havas, M. Aluminum chemistry of inland waters. 1986. In: Havas, M. and J.F.Jaworski (Eds.), Aluminum in the Canadian Environment, National Research Council of Canada, Associate Committee on Scientific Criteria for Environmental Quality, pp 51-77.

Havas, M. Effects of aluminum on aquatic biota. 1986. In: Havas, M.and J. F. Jaworski (Eds.), Aluminum in the Canadian Environment, National Research Council of Canada, Associate Committee on Scientific Criteria for Environmental Quality, pp 79-127.

Havas, M. 1986. Groundwater quality and acid-sensitivity in south-central Ontario. Contract No. 1325, Health and Welfare Canada, 176 pp.

Havas, M. and G.E. Likens. 1986. Aluminum uptake and toxicity to Daphnia magna in soft water at low pH. In: Geen, G.H. and K.L. Woodward (Eds.), Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Aquatic Toxicity Workshop, November 13-15, 1984, Vancouver, B.C., pp 71.

Havas, M. and G.E. Likens. 1985. Toxicity of aluminum and hydrogen ions to Daphnia catawba, Holopedium gibberum, Chaoborus punctipennis, and Chironomus anthrocinus from Mirror Lake, New Hampshire. Can. J. Zool. 63:1114-1119.

Havas, M. 1985. Aluminum bioaccumulation and toxicity to Daphnia magna (Straus) in soft water at low pH. Can. J. Fish.Aquat. Sci. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 42:1741-1748.

Havas, M. and G.E. Likens. 1985. Effects of aluminum on sodium regulation by Daphnia magna at low pH in soft water. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 82:7345-7349.

Havas, M. and D.W.H. Walton. 1985. Fate and transport of radionuclides in freshwater ecosystems. In: Harwell, M.A. and T.C. Hutchinson, The Environmental Consequences of Nuclear War. Volume II, J. Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, pp 3-50 to 3-56.

Havas, M., T.C. Hutchinson, and G.E. Likens. 1985. Acid rain research. Environmental Science and Technology 19:4-26.

Havas, M., T.C. Hutchinson, and G.E. Likens. 1985. Comment on "Red Herrings in Acid Rain Research" Environmental Science and Technology 19:646-648.

Havas, M., T.C. Hutchinson, and G.E. Likens. 1984. Red herrings in acid rain research. feature article Environmental Science and Technology 18:176A-186A.

Havas, M., T.C. Hutchinson, and G.E. Likens. 1984. Effect of low pH on sodium regulation in two species of Daphnia. Can. J. Zool. 62:1965-1970.

Contributed to: New Perspectives in Ecotoxicology, 1984. Levin, S.A. and K.D. Kimball (Eds.), Environmental Management 8:375-442.

Havas, M. and T.C. Hutchinson. The Smoking Hills: Natural acidification of an aquatic ecosystem. cover article Nature 301:23-27.

Havas, M. and T.C. Hutchinson. 1983. Effect of low pH on the chemical composition of aquatic invertebrates from tundra ponds at the Smoking Hills, N.W.T., Canada. Can. J. Zool. 61:241-249.

Havas, M. and T.C. Hutchinson. 1982. Aquatic invertebrates from the Smoking Hills, N.W.T.: Effect of pH and metals on mortality. Can. J. Fish. Aquatic Sci. 39:890-903.

Sheath, R.G., M. Havas, J.A. Hellebust, and T.C. Hutchinson. 1982. Effects of long-term natural acidification on algal communities of tundra ponds at the Smoking Hills, N.W.T., Canada. Can. J. Bot. 60:58-72.

Havas, M. and T.C. Hutchinson. Long-term consequences of acidification: The Smoking Hills Study. 1982. In: Johnson, R.E. (Ed.), Acid Rain/Fisheries, Proc. Intern. Symp. on Acidic Precipitation and Fishery Impacts in Northeastern North America, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., August 2-5, 1981, pp 352-353.

Munn, R.E., D. Mackay, and M. Havas. Impacts of coal on natural environmental systems. 1982. In: Chadwich, M.J. and N. Lindman (Eds.), Environmental Implications of Expanded Coal Utilization, Pergamon Press, Oxford, pp 230-272.

Havas, M. Physiological response of aquatic animals to low pH. 1981. In: Singer, R. Ed.), Effects of Acidic Precipitation on Benthos, Proc. Symp. Acidic Precipitation on Benthos, 1980, North American Benthological Society, Hamilton, N.Y., pp 49-65.

Hutchinson, T.C.. W. Gizyn, M. Havas, and V. Zobens. 1978. Effects of long-term lignite burns on arctic ecosystems at the Smoking Hills, N.W.T. In: Hemphill, D.D. (Ed.), Trace Substances in Environmental Health XII:317-332.

Petitions/Government/Technical Reports

Posted on October 13, 2009

Below is a list of reports sent to government agencies.

Havas, M. 2009. Power Quality and Ground Current Issues to consider in Addition to Noise and Infra-sound. MOE Technical Workshop on Renewable Energy Technologies: Wind Turbines and Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic, Toronto, March 11, 2009.

Havas, M. 2008. Radio Frequency Readings on Triangle Mt., Colwood, BC, June 25, 2008. 4 pp., Appendix to “Independence of Advisory Bodies,” Environmental Petition, Auditor General of Canada, submitted by Sharon and Dennis Noble, Colwood, BC.

Havas, M. 2008. Potential adverse health effects from phones using Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications. Environment Petition, Auditor General of Canada, 15 pp. Click here for pdf. Click here for summary of petition. Click here to link to the official site and Petition 253.

Havas, M. and T. Hutchinson. 2008. Environmental and Health Effects of Compact Fluorescent Lights. Environment Petition, Auditor General of Canada, 15 pp. Click here for summary of Petition 254. Click here to link to the official site and the Petition 254.

Havas, M. 2008. Health Concerns associated with Energy Efficient Lighting and their Electromagnetic Emissions. 11 pages. Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR). Request for an opinion on “Light Sensitivity”, Sanco-Sc1-Secretariat@ec.europa.eu. Click here for pdf.

Havas, M. 2002. Wired and Wireless Energy. An overview of health concerns and a call for action. Presented to the Environmental Committee on Sustainable Development. House of Commons, Ottawa, ON. May 21, 2002.

Havas, M., T. Pajos, R. Loney, and V. Timmer. 1988. Effect of Aluminum, Drought and Low pH on Sugar Maple Seedlings, Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Final Report.

Letters/Newspaper/Magazine

Posted on October 13, 2009

Below are letters, newspaper and magazine articles by Magda Havas.

Havas, M. 2009. Is it Safe to Stand in Front of a Microwave? Bottom Line/Personal. 7 pp. in press.

Havas, M. 2009. Letter to Newcastle Residents, Teachers, & School Boards, Regarding Wi-Fi Networks and Cell Phone Antenna, Newcastle, UK.

Havas, M. 2009. Open Letter to Parents, Teachers, School Boards regarding Wi-Fi Networks in Schools. July 28, 2009, 2 pp.

Havas, M. 2009. Letter to the Editor, Toronto Star, February 1, 2009 response to “Jury’s out on link between migraines, fluorescent tubes.” by Joe Schwarcz.

Havas, M. 2009. Letter to Mayor McDermott and Essex Council Regarding Wind Turbine Development in Essex County, 1 pg.

Havas, M. 2009. Letter to the Editor, re: “Company recalls LG 150 cellphones”, Toronto Star January 28, 2009.

Havas, M. 2008. Letter to the Editor, Walrus Magazine, comment on Cellphone Games, September 11, 2008 article by Melinda Wenner.

Havas, M. 2008. Letter to the Editor, BBC News, UK, RE: The bulb hoarders. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7480958.stm.

Havas, M. 2006. Dirty Electricity: An Invisible Pollutant in Schools. Feature Article for Forum Magazine, OSSTF, Fall, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Response to: Evaluation of the Stetzer Filters. Open Letter to Health Canada. October 2006. 5 pp.

Havas, M. 2006. Open letter to Mayor and Aldermen, Milwaukee Wisconsin. Health Concerns of WiFi. Click here for pdf.

Havas, M. 2005. Studies point to concerns about radiation from towers. Salisbury Post, Salisbury, NC, October 20, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Letter: Office of the Secretary, Federal Communication Commission, Washington DC, Proceeding WT Docket No. 04-356 and 02-353. 3 pages, January 24, 2005.

Havas, M. 2004. Putting Cell Phone Antennas near schools is too risky. Washington Post, Fairfax, December 30, 2004, page VA10.

Havas, M. 2004. Don’t put cell towers on school property. Northern Virginia Journal, November 16, 2004, page 12.

Havas, M. 2004. Cleaner power keeps schools healthy. View from Trent, Peterborough Examiner, Peterborough, ON, February 12, 2004

Havas, M. 2002. Cell phone headaches, cell tower blues. View from Trent, Peterborough Examiner, August 9, 2002.

Havas, M. 2002. Corporate support can weaken foundation. View from Trent, Peterborough Examiner, April 12, 2002.

Havas, M. 2002. Children at risk in hospital from transformer magnetic fields. The Act, Australia.

Havas, M. 2001. Review of Expert Document The Workshop Report: Review of Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMFs), produced by the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission, March 2001., Winnipeg, Manitoba, letter September 2001.

Havas, M. 2001. Electricity’s role in cancer an eye opener. View from Trent, Peterborough Examiner, October 12, 2001

Havas, M. 2001. Electromagnetic fields linked to childhood cancer according to two new studies. View from Trent, Peterborough Examiner, March 9, 2001

Havas, M. 2000. Valley of Desolation, no vacation paradise. View from Trent, Peterborough Examiner, July 28, 2000.

Havas, M. 1999. People learn in different ways. How do you learn? Answer in simple test. View from Trent, Peterborough Examiner, August 27, 1999

Havas, M. 1998. Prof takes aim at academic stereotype. View from Trent, Peterborough Examiner, November 27, 1998.

Havas, M. 1996. University Accountability. View from Trent, Peterborough Examiner, April 1996.

Havas, M. 1989. The State of Our Forests. Harrowsmith, December.

Havas, M. 1989. Teeside and Uttersville, Uxbridge Times Journal, Uxbridge, Ontario.

Havas, M. 1989. A Tale of Two Towns, Back Forty, Lindsay, Ontario.

Havas, M. and T.C. Hutchinson. 1988. Tree Watch: Questionnaire on Tree Decline in Canada. Harrowsmith, August

Books

Posted on October 13, 2009

Below are books written/edited by Magda Havas.

Rees, C. and M. Havas. 2008. Microwave Radiation: The shadow side of the wireless revolution. Post Event Answers and Questions. Commonwealth Club, March 19, 2008, 129 pp.

Adriano, D.C. and M. Havas (eds.). 1989. Acidic precipitation, Vol. 1: Case studies. Advances in environmental science. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., New York, NY 311 pp.

Havas, M. and J.F.Jaworski (Eds.), 1986. Aluminum in the Canadian Environment, National Research Council of Canada, Associate Committee on Scientific Criteria for Environmental Quality.

ELF EMF

Posted on October 13, 2009

Below are publications on low frequency electromagnetic fields.

Havas, M., S. Shum, and R. Dhalla. 2004. Passenger exposure to magnetic fields on go-trains and on buses, streetcars, and subways run by the Toronto Transit Commission, Toronto, Canada. Biological Effects of EMFs, 3rd International Workshop, Kos, Greece, 4-8 October, 2004, pp.1065-1071. Click here for pdf.

Havas, M and J. Mackay. 2004. Street level magnetic fields within the City of Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Biological Effects of EMFs, 3rdInternational Workshop, Kos, Greece, 4-8 October, 2004, pp. 318-325. Click here for pdf.

Havas, M. 2004. Biological Effects of Low Frequency Electric and Magnetic Fields. Derek Clements-Croome (Ed.). 2002. Electromagnetism and Health, Taylor & Francis Books, Ltd., London, England. 25 pp. Click here for pdf.

Havas, M. 2002. Intensity of Electric and Magnetic Fields from Power Lines within the Business District of Sixty Ontario Communities. Science of the Total Environment 298:183-206.

Havas, M. and D. Hanna. 2000.Magnetic Fields in Peterborough Schools: the findings and strategies to reduce exposure. Presented to the Peterborough-Kawartha-Pine Ridge School Board, Health and Safety Committee, October 2000.

Havas, M. 2000.Biological effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic energy: A critical review of the reports by the US National Research Council and the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences as they relate to the broad realm of EMF bioeffects. Environmental Reviews 8:173-253. Click here for 80 page pdf.

Power Quality/Dirty Electricity

Posted on October 13, 2009

Below are reports on dirty electricity.

Havas, M., D. Stetzer, E. Kelley, R. Frederick, and S. Symington. 2009. Energy efficient light bulbs, Electromagnetic Emissions, and Health. 19 pp. Journal of the Ramazzini Institute, Annual Series on Environmental Health Issues, Italy. in press.

Havas, M. and D. Stetzer. 2006. Electromagnetic Pollution and your Health. Centre for Health Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, ON September 2006.

Stetzer, D. and M. Havas. 2005. High frequency electrical pollution in the homes of residents in South Bend, Mishawaka and Roseland Indiana, Mary 2005. 5 pages plus waveforms.

Havas, M. and D. Stetzer. 2004. Dirty electricity and electrical hypersensitivity: Five case studies. World Health Organization Workshop on Electricity Hypersensitivity, Prague, Czech Republic, 25-26 October, 2004.

Havas, M., M. Illiatovitch, and C. Proctor. 2004. Teacher and student response to the removal of dirty electricity by the Graham/Stetzer filter at Willow Wood School in Toronto, Canada. Biological Effects of EMFs, 3rd International Workshop, Kos, Greece, 4-8 October, 2004, pp. 311-317.

Havas, M. and D. Stetzer. 2004. Graham/Stetzer filters improve power quality in homes and schools, reduce blood sugar levels in diabetics, multiple sclerosis symptoms, and headaches. International Scientific Conference on Childhood Leukaemia, London, 6th-10th September, 2004.

Radio Frequency Radiation

Posted on October 13, 2009

Below are reports dealing with Radio Frequency Radiation.

Havas, M. 2007. Analysis of Health and Environmental Effects of Proposed San Francisco Earthlink Wi-Fi Network, Commissioned by SNAFU (San Francisco Neighborhood Antenna Free Union) and presented to Board of Supervisors, City and Country of San Francisco, 51 pp. Click here for 50 page pdf.

Havas, M. and M. Bowling. 2006. Electromagnetic Measurements at Richmond Fire Hall #7, March 8, 2006. Final Report to Richmond Fire Fighters. 8 pages.

Havas, M. and D. Stetzer. 2006. High cost of electricity and cell phone antennas: Is there a connection? Analysis of Electricity Costs as they relate to Microwave Antennas. Technical Report. 5 pp. Click here for pdf.

IAFF, 2005. Position on the Health Effects from Radio Frequency/Microwave (RF/MW) Radiation in Fire Department Facilities from Base Stations for Antennas and Towers for the Conduction of Cell Phone Transmissions. International Association of Fire Fighters, Division of Occupational Health, Safety and Medicine. 29 pp, March 2005. [M Havas contributed to this report]

Ground Current

Posted on October 13, 2009

Below of references dealing with ground current.

Havas, M. 2007. “Stray Voltage” Ground Current Problems, Prepared for Ontario Energy Board Panel on Stray Voltage, November 22, 2007.

Anon. 2006. Ground Current Pollution Act, 2006. Mpp2006.080.e5-CW, Private Member’s Bill, First Reading October 3, 2006. Helped draft Private Member’s Bill on Ground Current Pollution. Click here for pdf.

ElectroSensitivity

Posted on October 13, 2009

Below are articles dealing with electrosensitivity.

Havas, M., J. Marrongelle, B. Pollner, E. Kelley, and L. Tully. Provocation Study using Heart Rate Variability shows Microwave Radiation from DECT phone affects Autonomic Nervous System. Journal of the Ramazzini Institute, Annual Series on Environmental Health Issues, Italy, submitted.

Havas, M. 2008. Dirty Electricity Elevates Blood Sugar Among Electrically Sensitive Diabetics and May Explain Brittle Diabetes. Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine, Vol. 27( 2), pp. 135-146.

Havas, M. and A. Olstad. 2008. Power quality affects teacher wellbeing and student behavior in three Minnesota Schools. Science of the Total Environment, Volume 402, Issues 2-3, 1 September 2008, pp. 157-162.

Havas, M. 2006. Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: Biological effects of dirty electricity with emphasis on diabetes and multiple sclerosis. Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine, 25: 259-268, 2006

Environmental Education Articles

Posted on October 12, 2009

Below are references dealing with environmental education.

Regoczei, S. and M. Havas. 1995. Group Problem Solving: If we could save the earth, how would that be done? Proc. 4th Can. Conf. on Foundations and Applications of General Science Theory. Knowledge Tools for a Sustainable Civilization. Ryerson Polytechnical University, Toronto, June 8-10, 1995, 9 pp

Loney, R.K., P. Northrop, and M. Havas. 1995. Enviro Mystery Revisited. Eighth Instructional Show & Tell for Ontario Universities and Colleges, May 29, 1995, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario.

Havas, M. 1993. Environmental Education: Changing Role of the University. Seminario Internacional Sobre El Ambiente, Toluca de Lerdo, Estado de Mexico, February 22-25, 1993, 16 pp.

Havas, M. (Ed.) 1992. Packaging, KEYnotes 2(2): 16 pp [these newsletters are distributed to every school in Canada, approximately 15,000 copies].

Havas, M. (Ed.), 1992. Feeding the World's Population, Part 1: Distribution of Food, KEYnotes 2(1): 16 pp.

Havas, M. (Ed.), 1991. Environmental Report Card, KEYnotes 1(2): 12 pp.

Loney, R.K. and M. Havas. 1990. Enviro Mystery: An Educational Computer Game, Third Instructional Show & Tell for Ontario Universities and Colleges, May 29-29, 1990, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario

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