Category Archives: Environmental Concerns

Feb. 16th Protest at the CA Public Utilities Commission

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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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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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‘Smart’ Meters Violate FCC Radiation Exposure Limits Says New Study

San Francisco- A study released today reports that wireless ‘smart’ meters being installed by PG&E and other utilities in California are likely to violate Federal Communications Commission (FCC) safety limits as they are being installed and operated.  Further, the study … Continue reading

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Marin County Outlaws ‘Smart’ Meters as Local Government Resistance Spreads

The County of Marin- north of San Francisco- on Tuesday became the 2nd County in California, after Santa Cruz, to pass a law banning PG&E’s new wireless smart meters.  The move comes after two successive board meetings were packed by … 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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(Not so Smart) Meter Making People Sick in West Marin?

We were in Marin County last week, just north of San Francisco, speaking with people about ‘smart’ meters.  Many Marin residents have researched a thing or two about the smart meter program, and as a result they are extremely angry … Continue reading

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