Monthly Archives: January 2014

WHO KNEW? The Wireless Smart Meter Meltdown

Perspective by Cindy Sage, Sage Associates December, 2013 Excerpts: How could one bad idea so completely galvanize such enormous and widespread public resistance? It is really quite stunning how a single failed corporate/governmental strategy could backfire so rapidly and so … Continue reading

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Support Maine legal fight on Smart Meter safety

Maine Coalition to Stop Smart Meters P.O. Box 43 Richmond, ME 04357 207-797-3716 January 28, 2014 Our precedent-setting Maine investigation into the safety of smart meters continues with the recent filing of final legal briefs at the Public Utilities … Continue reading

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More Smart Meter fires?

Palm Springs, California — Greg Lee, KESQ News Channel 3 & CBS Local 2, reported January 21, 2014: “Firefighters plan to be on scene at the Sunrise Villas all night because of another flare-up in one of the condos.  The … Continue reading

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Media Blackout on Smart Meter Dangers James F. Tracy, January 21, 2014 Major power utilities continue to deploy “smart” electrical meters on businesses and private residences throughout the United States and Canada. Yet those in North America and elsewhere remain in the dark on the … Continue reading

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Time-of-use pricing considered in California

Update, 1/22/14: Nevada legislators have already taken action on this issue. In 2013, they passed a law (AB 173) stating that time-of-use rates can only be optional for consumers. TOU rates cannot be mandated by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Water and Power provides free opt-out

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has agreed to provide a no-cost Smart Meter opt-out for customers, the first utility company in California to do so. Excerpt from the LADWP letter to a customer: “Customers in the Smart … Continue reading

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Physicians call for Smart Meter moratorium based on new research

In this statement from October 2013, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) announces new research correlating Smart Meter exposure with adverse health effects. They also state – The peer reviewed, scientific literature demonstrates the correlation between EMF/RF exposure and … Continue reading

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Protests greet FCC Chairman’s visit to San Francisco Bay Area

 FCC’s Tom Wheeler Hounded By Wireless Health Activists All Day During Visit to SF Bay Area Thursday Full story and photos at: Media may use photos with attribution to StopSmartMeters.Org SAN FRANCISCO- Tom Wheeler, chair of the Federal Communications Commission, … Continue reading

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Nuclear reactors and Smart Meter/Smart Grid hacking dangers

Could the Fukushima disaster happen to our nearest nuclear reactor? Daily reports on the worsening Fukushima disaster are here:  ENE News It doesn’t take an earthquake or tsunami to start a chain reaction of events. All it takes is a electrical … Continue reading

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