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Smart meters and electromagnetic radiation

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Hacking Expert David Chalk Joins Urgent Call to Halt Smart Grid

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Smart Meters: the issue is coming to a head… it’s your’s

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Heart and Pacemaker Disruption from Electric Meter

Louis Donovan of Carson, CA relies on both a cardiac pacemaker and a defibrillator to keep him alive. In this video, he tells of his experience of EMR from his smart meter stopping his heart 4 times.

With the untested, unthinking installation of smart meters worldwide, people everywhere with common medical equipment such as pacemakers, defibrillators, and many other devices are actually being forced to directly contravene the strict usage guidelines (to stay out of EM fields). This is costing an untold numbers of human lives. Keep reading

Maine Supreme Court update (July 12): Court says PUC didn’t resolve smart-meter health issues

PORTLAND — The Maine Public Utilities Commission failed to resolve health and safety issues related to Central Maine Power Co.’s installation of smart meters and should now do so, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court has ruled. Keep reading

Hawaii: Actual Smart Meter Microwave Exposure Videotaped and Measured at More Than 1300% of KIUC Claims

An electrical contractor in Kauai, HI recorded a Smart Meter pulse at a business in Kaua and shows that the microwave emissions are more than 1300% greater than KIUC’s claim. In addition, over a 24 hour period its total emissions amount to 3.2 hours of exposure to pulsed modulated microwave frequency radiation at over 2 milliwatts per square meter (mW/m2) which is 240 times greater than what the utility company claims. Keep reading

PECO Energy suspends installations of smart meters

PECO Energy announced that it will immediately suspend installation of its new “smart” electric meters after some local fire officials attributed them to the cause of a handful of recent house fires. Keep reading

Puerto Rico smart meters believed to have been hacked and such hacks likely to spread.

A Puerto Rico utility is believed to have lost hundreds of millions of dollars over several years as a result of the company’s smart meters having been hacked, according to the KrebsOnSecurity blog. Keep reading

How PG&E’s Scientists-For-Hire Reversed Findings of Cancer Study

A consulting firm hired by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) to fight the “Erin Brockovich” lawsuit distorted data from a Chinese study to plant an article in a scientific journal reversing the study’s original conclusion that linked an industrial chemical to stomach cancer, according to documents obtained by Environmental Working Group (EWG). Keep reading

‘Smart’ Meters Draw Complaints of Inaccuracy

NOLANVILLE, Tex. — Sgt. John Robertson 2nd, an Army mechanic at nearby Fort Hood, is fuming about the so-called smart electric meter his local utility has installed on the side of his tidy, 1,800-square-foot home.

California - PUC division pushes for SmartMeter health probe

The California Public Utilities Commission should investigate the health questions surrounding Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s SmartMeters, according to the agency’s consumer advocacy office.

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Sick from Smart Meters

Questioning the ‘Smart’ in Smart Meters

Smart electric meters — those digital devices favored by utilities and efficiency advocates for their contribution to a more precisely and economically measured, monitored and managed electric grid — got a big boost last year with a $3.4 billion injection of stimulus cash. Keep reading

The Dark Side of ‘Smart’ Meters

Nationwide Consumers wary of smart meters

When President Obama signed his economic stimulus bill into law last year, he singled out for praise funding for installing advanced electric meters. It was part of $3.5 billion set aside for so-called smart grid improvements. This investment will place smart meters in homes to make our energy bills lower, make outages less likely and make it easier to use clean energy, Obama said. Keep reading

Video - Protest to Stop Smart Meters - California

Smart meters aren’t smart.”

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