Monthly Archives: April 2018

Washington UTC: Utilities must offer an opt-out to residential customers

“It is the commission’s responsibility to ensure regulated companies provide safe and reliable service to customers at reasonable rates” On April 10, 2018, the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission issued a formal policy statement that residential customers must be offered … Continue reading

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Breaking: New Mexico rejects PNM Smart Meter proposal — “it does not promote the public interest”

April 11, 2018 “The  plan presented in the Application does not provide a net public benefit and it does not promote the public interest.” — New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, April 11, 2018 Recommended Decision 3-19-18 Final Decision, 4-11-18 Case … Continue reading

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California: Alameda resident arrested for blocking installation of Smart Meters

See also Press release. From the  Alameda Sun Smart Meter Activist Arrested for Blockage April 3, 2018 by  Ekene Ikeme Alameda police officers arrested an Alameda resident after he allegedly tried blocking the installation of Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) new … Continue reading

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Democracy Now interview on Nation investigation 4/5/18, Part 2: How Big Wireless war-gamed the science on risks, while making customers addicted to their phones (VIDEO)

“…they were told 20 years ago that this could cause cancer in kids, and they kept doing it. Think about that. Think about that.” — Mark Hertsgaard From Democracy Now April 5, 2018 Video at above link. Guests:  Mark Hertsgaard, … Continue reading

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Democracy Now interview on Nation investigation 4/5/18: Part 1 — How the Wireless Industry convinced the public that cellphones are safe & cherry-picked research on risks (VIDEO)

From Democracy Now April 5, 2018 Video at link above. Guests:  Mark Hertsgaard, Environment correspondent and investigative editor for The Nation Article: “How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe” Transcript This is a rush transcript. Copy may … Continue reading

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