Monthly Archives: August 2014

California senator says San Bruno explosion was murder. Was it?

“They’re trying to get away with murder, because that’s what to me, the San Bruno experience was. It was not an accident. It was murder.” Sen. Jerry Hill, reported by CBS News July 28, 2014 1:20 PM [i] On September … Continue reading

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Agency exposed billions in PG&E overcharges in 2010; key analyst killed in San Bruno disaster

$3.2 billon in overcharges to the public — that’s what the California Office of Ratepayer Advocates found in PG&E’s proposed rate increases for fiscal year 2011-2013. ORA is the only state agency to advocate for California ratepayers. Formerly known as … Continue reading

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Florida voters face challenge of energy industry influence

Florida voters are preparing to cast their ballots in the primary election Aug. 26, and they only have two weeks to grill candidates and incumbents on their positions on important issues and to expose campaign contributions and voting history. In … Continue reading

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Sensus whistleblower warned about defective meters and fire hazard in 2009; US attorney general refused to investigate

In 2012, Stop Smart Meters reported about a lawsuit against Sensus, Southern Company, and Alabama Power by a former Sensus engineering employee. In Alabama in 2009, a Sensus engineering employee named Don Baker was fired for repeatedly alerting his management … Continue reading

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High bills, high complaints, and 350,000 customers blocking Smart Meter installation in Maryland

The Smart Meter roll-out is not going smoothly in Maryland. WUSA, a Washington DC news channel, exposed PEPCO’s false claims about the pulses coming from Smart Meters by showing that Smart Meters pulse constantly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=eGdAefQ8nbg 350,000 Maryland customers are ignoring … Continue reading

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PECO lies about fire problems and fast-tracks Smart Meter installations in Pennsylvania

PECO says they’ve had no more problems with Smart Meter fires since they switched over to Landis & Gyr Smart Meters, according to a Canadian newspaper account That’s simply not true. Two fires were reported by the news media since PECO converted … Continue reading

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Former CIA Director warned about the Smart Grid (VIDEO)

In this August 15, 2011, interview, former CIA Director James Woolsey warned about hacking risks and the inadequacy of electrical grid security. “What they’re doing now, they’re constructing what they call a ‘Smart Grid.’ And they’re going to make it … Continue reading

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Sage Associates: Wireless Smart Meters and Potential for Electrical Fires

Typical gauge electrical wiring that provides electricity to buildings (60 Hz power) is not constructed or intended to carry high frequency harmonics that are increasingly present on normal electrical wiring…. The use of smart meters will place an entirely new and … Continue reading

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Video: “Smart Meter Hell in Sedona”

In this video, Marianna Heartsong describes what happened to her, her bees, and her chickens when Arizona Public Service installed 6 Smart Meters around her property last year.

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Smart Meter remote connect/disconnect switch — a possible fire hazard

There are many reasons for Smart Meter fires, based on investigations. The most serious are problems inherent to the Smart Meters themselves or their operation. Sage Associates Fire produced this report in July 2010 Portland General Electric is removing 70,000 … Continue reading

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