Category Archives: CPUC

Smart Meter Protesters Pack CPUC Meeting

Yesterday morning nearly 40 people addressed the California Public Utilities Commission, demanding an immediate halt to the ‘smart’ meter rollout and telling of widespread health impacts from the new wireless meters. Here is what our Director, Joshua Hart, told the … Continue reading

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Feb. 16th Protest at the CA Public Utilities Commission

Thanks to EON for their video coverage of yesterday’s protest in San Francisco.

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City Council Discovers ‘Smart’ Meters are not UL Certified

Underwriters Laboratory Confirms Meters Not Safety Tested, Raising Fire Safety Fears Capitola- During a meeting last week in which they joined six other local governments* who have passed laws criminalizing the installation of wireless ‘smart’ meters, the Capitola City Council … Continue reading

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DRA Questions Accuracy of Industry-Led CCST Health Report

Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) Division of Ratepayer Advocates (DRA) again weighed in on the increasingly contentious debate about the health impacts of wireless ‘smart’ meters.   The DRA- which advocates for low rates, safety and environmental protection- … Continue reading

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Stop Smart Meters! Exclusive: Interview with the Wellington Energy Whistleblower

Wellington Energy is the company that is installing PG&E’s new wireless ‘smart’ meters in California.  A former Wellington Energy employee sent us an e-mail late last year offering to speak with us about his experience installing smart meters in the … Continue reading

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Charging People to Safeguard their Health Has a Name- It’s Called Extortion

The New York Times reported last week that (after months of increasingly desperate attempts to make them realize that they are endangering public health) the California Public Utilities Commission is finally considering allowing people to opt out of being forced … Continue reading

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Are We Listening to Doctors’ Warnings?

This just in: On 1/14/2011 Dr Tobin Watkinson writes (using the Commissioner’s Online Email Form): From over 34 years of practice I have seen numerous patients who had symptoms which were usually dismissed or referred inappropriately to Psychiatry which were … Continue reading

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“Holiday Smart Meter Showdown” In West Marin: PG&E Orders Arrests Of Marin County Moms Defending Their Kids’ Health

Group of Inverness Residents Stand up to PG&E, Block Trucks, Demand a Stop to Smart Meters. Point Reyes Station, CA-  Two mothers from West Marin County were arrested this morning after PG&E ordered Sheriffs deputies to clear the two out … Continue reading

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Who’s Regulating Whom? PG&E..er..I mean CPUC Blocks Hearings on Health Risks- Public Outraged

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CA Assemblymember Huffman Introduces Bill to Require Wireless Opt Out

This just in from yesterday- CA Assemblymember Jared Huffman has introduced a bill- AB 37- that would require the CPUC to offer an opt out for their customers.  The bill would require that PG&E disclose details of the meters’ radiation … Continue reading

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