Tag Archives: New York

New York: State-funded workbook on EMF health risks published in 1990

Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) : A Training Workbook for Working People Produced by The Labor Institute, NYC October 1990 Funded by a grant from the New York State Department of Labor, Occupational safety and Health Training and Education Program, Contract Number … Continue reading

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Breaking: New York utility company ordered to stop charging “opt-out” fees

From the Times Herald-Record By Chris McKenna October 19, 2017 Central Hudson Gas & Electric was ordered Thursday to stop charging residential customers a $6 monthly “opt-out” fee if they refused meters the utility can read remotely because they fear that … 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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New York: billing errors inflate bills for 2,000 National Grid customers

Newsday.com July 2, 2015 By MARK HARRINGTON mark.harrington at newsday.com More than 2,000 National Grid gas customers have received bills for thousands of dollars more than they owed — including one for more than $30,000 — over the past year … Continue reading

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Utilities’ profit recipe: spend more / Wall Street Journal

So long as electricity consumption is growing, utilities can spread hefty costs across their customers without increasing rates. But since 2008, power sales haven’t been growing fast enough to absorb the impact of all the added spending. To expand regulator-imposed … Continue reading

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