Monthly Archives: August 2016

Maine: CMP customers who refuse to pay opt-out fees get disconnect notices

In Maine, people have been fighting Smart Meters at the public utility commission and in the courts. In addition, some customers of Central Maine Power have refused to pay Smart Meter opt-out fees ordered by the PUC. They have clearly … Continue reading

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UK: National smart meter initiative is “ongoing saga of cash burning”; £11bn later, Smart Meter project delayed again

The photo below is a parking meter, but if the shoe fits…… From the Register This would be funny if it wasn’t worth 31 years of non-existent Brexit NHS funding 17 Aug 2016 by Alexander J Martin There has been … Continue reading

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Maryland: Pepco disconnects electricity to family refusing to pay opt-out fees despite heat wave

The newspaper uses the key phrase “lack of any conclusive evidence”. This and similar phrases are repeatedly used by utility companies and regulatory agencies to confuse and deny.  Who is responsible for “concluding?” With the rampant conflicts of interest throughout … Continue reading

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“The cloud never forgets”: Every move you make, every click you take, every appliance you use, they’ll be watching you

“[I]t’s already built a profile on every American adult, including young people who wouldn’t be swept up in conventional databases…” Smart Meters and the Home Area Network provide the equivalent of a video feed of daily life inside homes and … Continue reading

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$16,000 water bill stuns homeowners — “the only explanation” is the Smart Meter

California American Water Company refuses to tell the public that Smart Meters can cause these outrageous bills, most likely due to RF interference with the meter. How many incorrect but not so outrageous bills do people get and pay rather than fight? This … Continue reading

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EMF damages chitin – the missing link to bee deaths and monarch butterfly declines? Will the Smart Grid, 5G, and Project Loon finish the bees?

Steep recent declines in bee and butterfly populations have alarmed biologists and the public. Parasites have caused recent devastating impacts to bees. Why is chitin important? Chitin, the second most important natural polymer in the world,… Chitin, the second most … Continue reading

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Houston news investigated Smart Meter fires in 2011

This news investigation was in CenterPoint Energy’s territory. CenterPoint uses Itron Centron Openway Smart Meters. CenterPoint employees told IBEW union officer Bobby Reed that these meters have thinner blades, causing a poor connection. This causes arcing and a fire hazard. … Continue reading

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Health experts criticize North Carolina Smart Meter report

PDF of this letter August 2, 2016 Edward S. Finley, Jr., Chair North Carolina Utilities Commission Subject: Docket Number E-7 Sub 1115 – Smart Meter Opt-Out Fees Dear Chairman Finley: We, the undersigned, are a group of scientists and health … Continue reading

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Physician asks North Carolina, Will you ignore EMF/RF health risks as you did with tobacco?

From News & Observer Comment on  “Duke Energy proposes $150 opt-out fee to customers who don’t want a smart meter “, August 3, 2016 By Dr. Larry Burk, MD As a radiologist specializing in MRI, I have made my living for … Continue reading

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New Yorkers pressure utility industry for smart meter alternative, citing health and safety issues

From Natural News August 1, 2016 by Daniel Barker (NaturalNews) Citizens of New York State are demanding that utility companies provide an alternative to “smart meter,” due to increasing concerns over safety and health. Digital utility (DU) meters, commonly known … Continue reading

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