Monthly Archives: July 2014

Health Department report on Smart Meter health risks

On January 24, 2012, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors in California received a report from the County Health Officer on the health risks of Smart Meters. The report, written by Santa Cruz County Health Officer Dr. Poki Stewart Namkung, … Continue reading

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Illinois and Massachusetts require Smart Meters. Isn’t that illegal?

The federal 2005 Energy Act is very clear – Smart Meters are to be offered to customers and only installed if they request them. SEC. 1252. SMART METERING. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 111(d) of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of … Continue reading

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Switching mode power supply — critical problem in Smart Meters and digital meters

From the Ecological Options Network (http://eon3emfblog.net) Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Opt-Out Ironically, now that PG&E is offering to disable the wireless RF function (for a hefty price) in their smart meters, we find that there’s an … Continue reading

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Illinois leaders oppose Smart Meters — ICC mandates Smart Meters by 2022 — ComEd speeds up roll-out

What a disappointment for ComEd and its many supporters. With help from many, it managed to overturn a governor’s veto to get very specific legislation authorizing adequate returns for a multi-billion-dollar grid modernization effort. And then, after the project was already … Continue reading

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Cindy Sage Challenges the “Smart” in LADWP’s “Smart” Grid (VIDEO)

Note: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is using Itron Smart Meters. The information on Itron emissions is here: https://smartmeterharm.org/2014/07/13/how-many-rf-pulses-per-day-from-a-smart-meter/ From EMF Safety Network, posted on May 13, 2013: LADWP project manager guarantees “smart” meters are optional! Last week at … Continue reading

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“Take Back Your Power 2014” released; screenings this week

The documentary “Take Back Your Power” about Smart Meters and the Smart Grid was released worldwide on September 5, 2013, winning several film awards. This informative and powerful film by Director Josh del Sol takes the viewer on an investigation … Continue reading

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“No rational basis” for Smart Meters, says Massachusetts utility company

In this startling document submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, Northeast Utilities in Massachusetts lays out its objections to the Smart Meter program, including that Smart Meters are not needed to achieve grid modernization or achieve energy savings. … Continue reading

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52 scientists call on Canadian govt. to protect the public from wireless radiation exposure

On July 9, 2014, 52 international scientists submitted a declaration to Health Canada, urgently calling on government to minimize the public’s exposure to the radiation emitted by wireless devices including cell and cordless phones, Wi-Fi, smart meters and baby monitors. … Continue reading

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How does Smart Meter radiation compare to a cell phone? (VIDEO)

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Washington DC news finds Pepco Smart Meters transmit constantly (VIDEO)

Maryland utility company Pepco claimed that their GE Smart Meters transmit only once every 4 -6 hours. Television news station WUSA 9 investigated and found these GE Smart Meters emit RF pulses every few seconds. See also How many RF … Continue reading

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