SM00122 kdrv.com PACIFIC POWER RESPONDS TO JOSEPHINE COUNTY SMART METER ORDINANCE. Contrary to what the ordinance intends, the utility claims that the County has no authority to scrap opt-out fees for smart meter installation. GRANTS PASS, Ore. — On Thursday, the Josephine County Board of Commissioners met for their first reading of an ordinance intended to appease those who have resisted Pacific Power’s transition to smart meters. By Friday, the utility company had responded — indicating that no such thing was possible. Pub 19 Oct 2018 Added 20 Oct 2018
SM00121 – kdrv.com JOSEPHINE COUNTY CONSIDERS NEW SMART METER ORDINANCE. JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore — Josephine County wants to block opt-out fees for people who don’t want smart meter on their homes. The Josephine Board of Commissioners read the ordinance Wednesday. “I feel like Pacific Power is just really ramming these smart meters down their consumers and it’s not appropriate to not provide them a choice,” said Josephine County Commissioner Simon Hare. If approved, the ordinance would prevent public utilities from requiring people who decline smart meters to pay an opt-out fee…. Pub 18 Oct 2018 Added 19 Oct 2018
SM00120 healingthebody.ca – Smart Meters causing tidal wave of mysterious illnesses..In recent years there have been increasing reports that “smart meters” – the digitized electric meters that are designed to send usage figures to power companies wirelessly – are causing a range of health issues among a growing portion of the population where such devices are in use.
In fact, notes the EMF Safety Network, a growing number of people from around the world are beginning to report health problems they believe are related to an increased amount of wireless radiation from various devices, including smart meters… Pub ? Added 19 Oct 2018
SM00109 www.newstarget.com “Smart” meters are wildly inaccurate: Study finds that readings can be 581% higher than actual use. A smart meter is an electronic device that records the amount of electricity consumed by a household and then relays that information to the electricity supply company for monitoring and billing. That might sound like a really smart, energy-efficient idea, but despite their intelligent-sounding name, “smart” meters are actually a really dumb idea – not to mention dangerous…. Pub 17 Oct 2018 Added 18 Oct 2018
The electromagnetic fields (EMFs) emitted by these devices have been linked to a variety of health problems, including headaches, fatigue, digestive issues and sleeping problems.
SM00108 – technocracy.news – Smart Cities Need Citizens Who Are Asleep-At-The-Wheel.The Technocrat promise of Utopia is unproven, unwanted and dangerous to society, but Big Tech companies are frenzied to implement it. Their worst nightmare is citizens to are not asleep and who naturally block their plans. ⁃ TN Editor
Many pro-industry groups have compiled lists of the benefits of smart cities, the promise of data-driven decision-making, and the purported benefits of 5G and the Internet of Things.For example, in April of 2018, Plante Moran reported that smart cities yield more effective, data-driven decision-making; enhanced citizen and government engagement; safer communities; reduced environmental footprint; increased digital equity; efficient public utilities; improved infrastructure; and increased workforce engagement. “Advancements in ‘big data’ and connected devices have allowed cities access to information that’s never been available before… Pub 13 Oct 2018 Added 18 Oct 2018
SM00107 utilitydrive.com Portland General Electric to develop ‘smart grids’ in 3 Oregon towns. Portland General Electric (PGE) unveiled on Thursday plans to build “smart grids” serving 20,000 people in three towns, scaling up clean energy technology more commonly seen in a microgrid in order to boost grid decarbonization efforts.
The Oregon towns of Hillsboro, Portland and Milwaukie will make up PGE’s Smart Grid Test Bed, where the utility will leverage advanced communications capabilities and distribution system upgrades to deliver demand response signals to customers using a range of smart-home technologies. Almost all of the utility’s customers have been using smart meters since 2010. Pub 16 Oct 2018 Added 17 Oct 2018
SM00106 www.independent.com Montecito Water District to Replace Meters.
$3M Project Upgrades to Smart Meters. Early next year, Montecito Water District will begin installing new water meters for its more than 4,600 customers. The $3 million project swaps out old meters — which have a lifespan of roughly 15 years — with so-called smart meters, which allow customers to monitor real-time use. The new devices are also designed to alert for leaks and high flow rates. The project is expected to take about six months to complete…. Pub 15 Oct 2018 Added 15 Oct 2018
SM00105 sacramentotelescope.com Global Smart Water Meters Market Outlook 2018-2023: Arad Technologies, Kamstrup, Takahata Precison, Neptune Technology Group, SenTec. The global “Smart Water Meters market” research report portrays a deep analysis of the global Smart Water Meters market. The market value is calculated by analyzing the revenue (USD Million) and size (k.MT) of the global Smart Water Meters market. The report covers the recent technological trends and key industry improvements of the Smart Water Meters market. It also demonstrates the analysis of the restraints, new opportunities, and drivers of the global Smart Water Meters market ..Pub 14 Oct 2018 Added 14 oCT 2018
SM00105 www.keyt.com Montecito set to get Smart Water Meters. $3 million program set to start in 2019. MONTECITO, Calif. – The Montecito Water District will begin implementing new ‘smart water meters’ to local residents. The new Smart Metering Program allows residents to access “real-time” water use data, along with alerts for leaks and high flow scenarios. The District’s Board of Directors voted unanimously in August to move forward with the #3 million dollar project that is said to prevent unintended water use. Pub 6 Oct 2018 Added 7 Oct 2018
SMU00104 mountainx.com, Asheville NC Duke smart meter rollout sparks health concerns for some customers. ELECTRIC BOOGALOO: New smart meters being installed in Western North Carolina provide real-time updates on energy consumption to customers and utility provider Duke Energy Progress. Some local residents, however, worry that the energy these meters put out could have an impact on their health. Pub 6 Oct 2018 Added 6 Oct 2018
SMU00103 kobi5.com “Smart meters” could face uphill battle in Josephine County. JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Leaders in Josephine County could hamper Pacific Power’s “smart meter” rollout. The new digital meters—installed free of charge—can help shorten outages and provide usage data to increase efficiency, Pacific Power said. Customers can even track their usage hour-by-hour in order to make any adjustments to reduce their power usage. This data will be available via a secure website. The electrical power provider started installing smart meters in Josephine County last fall. The announcement was almost immediately met with concern from community members. Some of them took issue to alleged radiation emissions, other were worried about privacy. Pub 5 Oct 2018 Added 6 Oct 2018
SMU00102 healingthebody.ca Smart Meters Causing Tidal Wave Of Mysterious Illnesses. (J.D. Heyes) In recent years there have been increasing reports that “smart meters” – the digitized electric meters that are designed to send usage figures to power companies wirelessly – are causing a range of health issues among a growing portion of the population where such devices are in use. In fact, notes the EMF Safety Network, a growing number of people from around the world are beginning to report health problems they believe are related to an increased amount of wireless radiation from various devices, including smart meters. Pub 26 Mar 2017 Added 6 Oct 2018
SMU00101 abc11.com Eyewitness News Some Duke Energy customers claim smart meters are making them sick. Here’s how you can opt out. New options are now available for some Duke Energy customers who want to “opt out” of a controversial new technology.
Starting Oct. 1, Duke Energy Carolina customers will have the option of saying ‘no’ to having new smart meters installed on their homes. The North Carolina Utilities Commission approved Duke Energy’s new plan after a more than two-year debate on the technology. Under the opt-out plan, Duke Energy Carolinas customers who want a non-communicating digital meter can get one, for a price…. Pub 1 Oct 2018 Added 3 Oct 2018
SMU00100 ktvl.com Pacific Power continues smart meter installations in Josephine County. JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Josephine County residents are left with the question of whether to opt-out of Pacific Power’s smart meter installations. The company is continuing to install the meters, aiming to improve customer knowledge about power usage. Regional business manager Christina Kruger said these smart meters are a big deal for the community. Pub 2 Oct 2018 Added 2 Oct 2018
SMU00099 stopocsmartmeters.com People Are Getting Sick. “The company has NOT studied health effects, (Southern California Edison’s Ken) Devore said, but the communications system runs within Federal Communications Commission standards.” Unbelievable. — O.C. Residents Fight Edison Digital Meter Installation OC Register, Sept. 29, 2011 Added 2 Oct 2018
SMU00098 kqennewsradio.com Smart meters coming to county in November (2018). Pacific Power is bringing smart meters to residents and businesses in Douglas County. Pacific Power’s Regional Business Manager Scott Carter said the new technology will replace thousands of aging meters starting this fall.
Carter said about 40,000 new meters will be installed throughout Douglas County. Work will begin November 5th and continue through January. The utility will replace 590,000 meters in communities around the state from now through the fall of 2019. Pub 28 Sept 2018 Added 29 Sept 2018
SMU00097 wlos.com News 13 Investigates: The health effects with ‘smart’ utility meters.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Smart utility meters give customers more control, according to the power company, but, for health reasons, some customers want to opt out, without paying fees. A million smart utility meters are being installed right now in Buncombe County. Some customers, however, are worried about the health effects of radiation put off by these meters. In one case, health concerns had a customer taking drastic measures. They had someone remove the meter themselves…… Pub 28 Sept 2018 Added 28th Sept 2018
SMU00096 www.wnmufm.org UPPCO unveils Smart Metering. ISHPEMING, MI– Upper Peninsula Power Company is unveiling technology it says will improve reliability and enhance customer service. UPPCO will soon launch its Smart Energy meter. Officials say its primary benefit is the system’s ability to read and control a customer’s meter remotely. UPPCO currently reads meters on a bi-monthly basis and estimates usage in the off months. The Smart Meter will allow an accurate reading without UPPCO having to send a truck to the customer’s house. Pub 25 Sept 2018 Added 26 Sept 2018
SMU00095 KDRV.com Smart Meter workshop met with protesters. Hundreds of people came to Pacific Power’s Smart Meter Workshop in Grants Pass Saturday. About 150 people with the group No Smart Meter were outside to protest against the smart meters and the opt-out fees.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Pacific Power begins installing their smart meters to Josephine County homes next week. To provide Josephine County residents with information about those smart meters and allow them to ask questions, Pacific Power held a workshop and hundreds came. About 150 people attended the Pacific Power workshop while the group ‘No Smart Meter’ were outside to protest against the smart meters and the opt-out fees. Pub 22 Sept 2018 Added 223 Sept 2018
SMU00094 Newswatch 12 ABC KDRV.com NO SMART METER’ GROUP PLANS PROTEST FOR PACIFIC POWER WORKSHOP. GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Protesters and Pacific Power workers are expected to clash this weekend as an anti-smart meter group plans to protest the device at the energy company’s upcoming workshop. The workshop this weekend in Grants Pass is set to address concerns about the recent smart meter installation in the Rogue Valley. According to Pacific Power’s online invite, customers will “meet with Pacific Power staff and smart meter experts, gather information and facts and see demonstrations.” Pub 21 Sept 2018 added 22 Sept 2018
SMU00093 www.activistpost.com Environmental Groups Opposing Utility “Smart” Meters Include Sierra Club’s San Francisco Chapter. Even though some environmentalists originally insisted that utility “Smart” Meters were eco-friendly and beneficial to customers, in March 2011, The Sierra Club San Francisco Chapter requested a moratorium on their installation due to environmental concerns and more. Pub 18 Sept 2018 Added 21 Sept 2018
SMU00092 www.kvia.com City outlines ‘Smart City Initiative,’ presents smart meter program with EPE. El Paso, Texas – The Department of Community and Human development discussed its “Smart City Initiative” at Monday’s city council meeting. It is a new economic development initiative that invests in the economic health of our region. In other words, using cutting-edge technology to achieve better public services. Pub 17 Sept 2018 Added 18 Sept 2018
SMU00091 www.aircrap.org WIN! Landmark Seventh Circuit Decision Says Fourth Amendment Applies To Smart Meter Data…The court did, however, chide the city for failing to give residents the option of keeping traditional meters: “Naperville could have avoided this controversy—and may still avoid future uncertainty—by giving its residents a genuine opportunity to consent to the installation of smart meters, as many other utilities have. Pub 9 Jan 2018 Added 18 Sept 2018
SMU00090 www.digitaltrends.com 5G may spur the return of smartphones locked to specific carriers. When 5G smartphones launch next year, they’ll bring a wave of improvements such as faster internet access and larger data caps. Unfortunately, they’ll also have one major downside. Most of the phones that launch with 5G capabilities will be locked to specific carriers. Pub 16 Sept 2018 Added 17 Sept 2018
SMU00089 lamonitor.com DPU to seek OK for smart meters contractor. The Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities will seek approval from the Board of Public Utilities to award a contract for the purchase and installation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure for all of Los Alamos County. Advanced metering is a method of using communication technology to read meters remotely without having to physically access the meters on customers’ properties. Pub 14 Sept 2018 Added 15 Sept 2018
SMU00088 Activist post It’s Time to Break Up the Forced Child-Bride Marriage Between Solar, Sustainability, and Smart Meters. In 2009, utilities across the U.S. began installing new two-way wireless electric smart meters on homes. With economic stimulus funding from the federal government, investor-owned utilities were all too happy to have a shovel-ready scheme and a guaranteed rate of return on investment. Citizens were told that the meters would give them “more control over their energy usage.” Pub 14 Sept 2018 Added 15 Sept 2018
SMU00087 The Register-Guard.com Say ‘no’ to smart meters. So, EWEB plans to start rolling out smart meters in the fall. Letter: Wow! Really?!? This, even in the light of strong evidence that the microwave radiation they emit can cause significant health problems. No, there currently aren’t consistent findings of the adverse health effects.
Interesting, don’t you think, that industry funded testing tends to show no harm, while independent testing tends to show harm. Sound familiar? Think back to industry vs. independent testing of cigarette smoking. Hmm… At least with cigarettes, I can choose not to smoke. And yes, I can opt out of the smart meter program, but what if my nearby neighbor does not? The radiation does not stop at the property line or my apartment wall. Pub 13 Sept 2018 Added 13 Sept 2018
SMU00086 Iowa – thegazette.com Alliant cites heat, not new meters, for higher bills. Utility plans to let customers avoid ‘smart’ meters for fee. Complaints from hundreds of Alliant Energy customers that bills have been higher this summer have to do with the hot weather and not with the utility’s conversion to “smart” meters that aren’t read manually, regulators appeared to agree Tuesday. Pub 11 Sept Added 12 Sept 2018
SMU00085 Tampa Electric rolls out smart meters for homes. Tampa Electric Co. is rolling out smart electric meters for its customers. In a statement released Monday, the Tampa utility described the meters as part of a smart energy grid that will “deliver safe, more reliable and affordable energy to more than 750,000 customers.” The project, which will cost $235 million, is expected to completed by 2022. “This new technology will ultimately connect our grid to streetlights, rooftop solar, electric vehicles and more,” Tampa Electric CEO Nancy Tower said.
Pub 11 Sept 2018 Added 12 Sept 2018
SMU00084 First of two smart meter workshops. MEDFORD, Ore. — Dozens gathered at the Jackson County Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon for a Pacific Power workshop on smart meter installations. Pacific power is hosting two smart meter workshops to help residents learn more about the new technology. Community members shared their opinions with Pacific Power representatives and were able to ask questions.
Pub 8 Sept 2018 Added 9 Sept 2018
SMU00083 Smart Meter Education Network – why 5G is a bad bet. John Dvorak, a columnist for PC Magazine, a leading computer magazine with which many of you are probably familiar, has come out with a strongly cautionary column, “The Problem with 5G.” He says, among other things….5G is “a bad bet because so little is known about the effects of millimeter waves (30GHz-300GHz). While these frequencies only permeate a small fraction of the human epidermis (the skin), the effect on the cornea, in particular, needs serious research.
Pub Sept 2018 Added 6 Sept 2018
SMU00082 Lightreading.com Unicom, Telecom Merger: A 5G Bull in a China Shop. China may be on the verge of sacrificing competition on the altar of 5G. Seemingly terrified of falling behind the US in the race to build a next-generation mobile network, its authorities are reportedly poised to merge China Telecom and China Unicom to create a mobile giant with more than half a billion customers, according to a report this week from Bloomberg.
Pub 5 Sept 2018 Added 6 Sept 2018
SMU00081 Tech Tuesday: Facebook, Twitter To Face Senate and Smart Meters. Old electrical, gas, and water meters are being replaced by smart meters. They’re quicker than traditional meters, using radio frequency signals to send meter readings back to the service provider. While 132,000 meters have already been installed this year in Ohio alone, not everyone’s thrilled. Homeowners in Illinois have already taken the meter companies to court, preferring traditional meter options.
Pub 4 Sept 2018 Added 5 Sept 2018
SMU00080 Michigan sets the standard. A good place to start. This is one of the best introduction pages for the public. Straightforward and diagrammatic. The principles apply pretty much everywhere as the smart meters have to do the same job. The Smart Meter Education Network is here. Added 3 Sept 2018
SMU00079 www.kdrv.com protesters rally against Pacific Power’s smart meters . Opt out $36 per month. MEDFORD, Ore. — Some Oregonians are fighting Pacific Power’s latest switch to smart meters. Pacific Power’s website writes a smart meter is a digital electric meter that can send and receive communications through the company’s secure wireless network. Over the past few months Pacific Power has been installing those new smart meters in Jackson county homes. It said the new smart meters record energy usage information and send that updated information throughout the day. The No Smart Meter group isn’t having it. Pub 1 Sept 2018 Added 2 Sept 2018
SMU00078 www.ktvl.com another take on the same protest. Advocates, residents continue to protest against smart meters. contains a VIDEO. nosmartmeters.org. (see above). Pub 2 Sept 2018 Added 2 Sept 2018
SMU00077 fowardky.com PSC denies KU and LG&E bid to deploy smart meters. The Kentucky Public Service Commission has rejected a proposal by the Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU) and Louisville Gas & Electric. Co. (LG&E) to deploy advanced “smart” meters and associated technology throughout their systems.
In an order issued Thursday, the PSC said that, although it “sees benefits in advanced metering,” the two utilities had “failed to provide sufficient evidence to persuade us that the … benefits of the AMS (Advanced Metering System) proposal outweigh the costs here.” Pub 31 Aug 2018 Added 1 Sept 2018
SMU00076 www.utilitydrive.com Kentucky regulators reject smart meter plans, continuing troubling trend for AMI. Kentucky regulators on Thursday rejected proposals by two utilitiesto install smart meters throughout their service territories, but will allow the companies to resubmit the plan in the future. Pub 31 Aug 2018 Added 1 Sept 2018
SMU00075 another aspect of the link below. A Federal Appeals Court in Illinois has ruled that “smart” meters facilitate government search – but called this practice “reasonable”. This story involves a collusion between big corporations, courts and a fake-grassroots organization.
Sometimes, trusting the wrong people can hurt. Betrayal is one of the worst feelings. Especially when it comes to those who are supposed to be protecting you and your family’s rights. Pub 31 Aug 2018 Added 1 Sept 2018
SMU00073 kobi5.com Smart meter protest held in Medford. Oregon (with VIDEO) . Protestors are looking to pull the plug on what they’re calling an unsafe requirement by a local utility company.Pacific Power is continuing its plan to install new “smart meters” in most southern Oregon households. Pub 24 Aug 2018
SMU00071 Theenquirer.net Court rules that you need a warrant to read someone’s smart meter. Sigh. Not if you’re the energy provider, obviously. P ub 23 Aug 2018 Added 24 Aug 2018
SMU00070 Engadget.com Court rules accessing smart meter data constitutes a government search. Could the government use your smart meter to spy on you?…..This is the question that was thrown into the spotlight this week when the Seventh Circuit handed down a landmark opinion ruling, stating that data collected by smart meters is protected by the Fourth Amendment. Pub 23 Aug 2018 Added 24 Aug 2018
SMU00069 The-ambient.com Police will need a warrant to access your smart meter, court rules. Your smart meter is protected by the Fourth Amendment. Pub 23 Aug 2018 Added 24 Aug 2018
kpic.com Roseburg Oregon. The fight against smart meters continues. Many from across the Rogue Valley gathered in front of the Jackson County Court House to protest the installation of smart meters before attending the public meeting with the Jackson County commissioners. The group, “Freedom To Say No To Smart Meters,” stood outside with signs, each expressing different concerns. Pub 22 Aug 2018 Added 23 Aug 2018
SMU00068 Electronic Frontier Foundation –Win! Landmark Seventh Circuit Decision Says Fourth Amendment Applies to Smart Meter Data. The Seventh Circuit just handed down a landmark opinion, ruling 3-0 that the Fourth Amendment protects energy-consumption data collected by smart meters. Smart meters collect energy usage data at high frequencies—typically every 5, 15, or 30 minutes—and therefore know exactly how much electricity is being used, and when, in any given household. The court recognized that data from these devices reveals intimate details about what’s going on inside the home that would otherwise be unavailable to the government without a physical search. The court held that residents have a reasonable expectation of privacy in this data and that the government’s access of it constitutes a “search.” Pub 21 Aug 2018 Added 22 Aug 2018
SMU00067 smartgridawareness.org Federal Court Rules against Consumers on Smart Meters and Privacy Rights. …. Based upon a Federal Appeals Court analysis, all City of Naperville electric customers are being subjected to a governmental search every 15 minutes without a voluntary consent. On August 16, 2018, a Federal Appeals Court ruled against the privacy rights of consumers concluding that governmental searches being conducted as related to data collection by smart meters are reasonable and thus permissible….. Pub 22 Aug 2018 Added 22 Aug 2018
SMU00066 Cookcountyrecord.com Home energy use info gleaned from ‘smart meters’ is 4th Amend ‘search,’ but not ‘unreasonable’: Appeals panel. Noting their conclusions could change based on what other cities and utilities may choose to do with information gleaned from homeowners’ energy use, a panel of federal appeals court judges has found Naperville can continue collecting and storing electricity usage data transmitted directly by so-called “smart meters,” even though the data harvest essentially amounts to a governmental search under the Fourth Amendment.
Pub 16 Aug 2018 Added 21 Aug 2018
SMU00065 mailtribune.com Pacific Power backs off on opt-out fee for smart meters. Dropped the $137 opt out fee after pressure from the public but not the $36 monthly meter-reading fee. Pub 17 Aug 2018 Added 18 Aug 2018
SMU00064 Thermoguy.com Radio frequency exposure causing mutation of eggs. ….A smart meter will go on your home and the meters, relays, routers, collectors will radiate a fetus, a baby, a baby girl’s eggs 24/7. Chickens hatch in 21 days and the chicks were mutated, girl’s eggs will be radiated for years until they become of age to be able to get pregnant… Pub 17 Feb 2014 Added 18 Aug 2018
SMU00063 EMF Safety Network. A comprehensive page with many videos. If you do not know anything about the smart meter controversy then try this one for starters. CIA Director calls Smart Grid “Stupid” due to security problems. Pub July 2018 Added 14 Aug 2018
SMU00062 Readingeagle.com – Letter: there’s much to learn about smart meters. People should educate themselves about this important topic. I attended a recent meeting of Pennsylvanians Against Smart Meters. Thirty concerned people attended, many with personal horror stories regarding these high-tech monsters and the profiteers who insist on attaching them to our homes. Pub 13 Aug 2018 Added 13 Aug 2018
SMU00061 Lightreading.com Ericsson ramps up its 5G activity in US. In an effort to be the leading 5G vendor not just in North America but across the world, Ericsson is beefing up its 5G investments in the US market to better meet the needs of network operators in what is the company’s largest single market. The company today pledged to hire hundreds of new staff dedicated to 5G radio access and AI developments, as well as build a dedicated product delivery team and start manufacturing 5G products in the US. Pub 10 Aug 2018 Added 11 Aug 2018 NB articles in other journals say the same thing
SMU00060 NaturalHealth365 ‘Scientific Solutions – proven results’. Smart Meters, a ‘smart’ attack on our privacy and health. Smart meters are popping up everywhere – and the media barely says a word about the dangers. Why is this happening and, more importantly, what can we do to protect our health from this dangerous technology? Pub 7 Mar 2018 Added 11 Aug 2018
- The smart grid promised to enhance energy security and reduce energy usage. In reality, 80 percent of households that have received a smart meter report increases on their utility bill
- Thousands of people complain of health problems developing shortly after receiving a smart meter on their home. In some cases, blood tests confirm suspicions that RF radiation has impacted health
- The smart grid is part of a clandestine surveillance network, violating privacy rights and posing an unprecedented cybersecurity problem. Pub 5 Aug 2017 Added 11 Aug 2018
SMU00058 Stopsmartmeters.org This page FAQ: Health issues Growing out of the grassroots group Scotts Valley Neighbors Against Smart Meters, which was started in June 2010, Stop Smart Meters! has now evolved into an advocacy, media outreach, and direct action network providing activism consultation and advice to dozens of local groups sprouting up who are fighting the wireless ‘smart’ meter assault. Added 10 Aug 2018
SMU00057 Burbank ACTION (Against cell towers in our neighbourhood) Health concerns grow : consumers are getting sick from wireless smart meters. Smart meter concerns page. Pub – not sure Added 10 Aug 2018
SMU00056 WHO World Health Organization: Smart Meters are making people ill. Smart meters cause a “cornucopia of health issues” for occupants of the 57 million American homes equipped with the new technology, according to the World Health Organization and Cancer.org.
The news comes after a major university study into the “smart meter scam” revealed that the new meters regularly “overcharge consumers by up to 582%” while at the same time collecting owner’s data which is then sold to third parties for further profit. Pub 14 Mar 2017 Added 10 Aug 2018
SMU00055 The Daily Mining Gazette – Mi. USA Smart Meters make people sick. Most people won’t see or feel the smart meter radiation but it is still harming you and yours. Smart electric meters broadcast at a frequency that is incompatible with your body’s frequency and transmit 9,600 to 190,000 times a day spewing microwave radiation 24/7 and creating dirty electricity (power quality issues) throughout your entire house not just in the room or behind the wall where the meter is attached. Pub 9 Aug 2018 Added 10 Aug 2018
SMU00054 MichiganStopSmartMeters.com …. Diana Ostermann – new meters threaten our privacy, health, safety and pocketbooks. Utility companies nationwide are moving toward installing transmitting electrical, gas, and water meters at each customer’s service. The new digital meters being installed on electrical services are a type of meter being called “smart” meters because they can do time of day metering, keep very close track of energy usage, and potentially perform other functions. In the case of both Consumers Energy and DTE, and most other utilities, the “smart” meters selected are (wireless) transmitting “smart” meters. The transmitting electrical rate meters typically transmit in strong bursts every few seconds 24 hours per day 7 days a week. The other utility meters also transmit similarly…..Added 10 Aug 2018
SMU00053 BBK FCC Bans Moratoria on communications facilities deployment. Action needed by local government agencies. Section 253 states: “No State or local statute or regulation, or other State or local legal requirement, may prohibit or have the effect of prohibiting the ability of any entity to provide any interstate or intrastate telecommunications service.” Pub 8 Aug 2018 Added 9 Aug 2018
SMU00052 Activist Post- Smart Meters Raise Health, Privacy and Constitutional Concerns. I get more emails about smart meters than any other issue we cover. Pretty much on a weekly basis, somebody asks me how they can opt out of installing these devices in their homes or businesses. Pub 8 Aug 2018 Added 9 Aug 2018
SMU00051 Tampa Bay Times – Duke Energy Florida customers will soon get smart meters – or pay a fee. Duke Energy Florida is transitioning its home energy meters to smart meters between this fall and 2022. But if customers want to opt out, it will cost them. Regulators on Tuesday gave the utility permission to charge a monthly fee of $15.60 for any customer who wants to stay with the current meter system. Pub 7 Aug 2018 Added 8 Aug 2018
SMU00050 NEXTSTL – Utility smart meters may be leaving consumer information vulnerable. … This data is accessible from individual homes, and according to the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), may be relatively easy to hack. “An attacker with $500 of equipment and materials could take command of a smart meter,” the research center claims. Pub. 7 Aug 2018 Added 8 Aug 2018
SMU00048 Naturalblaze.com AMI Smart Meter DEFEAT at New Mexico Public Regulation Commission. Whoever would even have guessed a state public utility commission would reject the New World Order’s and the UN’s Agendas 21 and 2030 “smart agenda” for asserting and implementing global control mechanisms by deliberately DISAPPROVING a utility company’s proposal to retrofit AMI Smart Meters on to its customers’ electric service? See the full judgement 137pp pdf here. AMI Smart Meters are an integral link in the coming Internet of Things, smart cities, and possibly other control mechanisms. Pub 7 Aug 2018 Added 7 Aug 2018
SMU00047 WNCT.com 9 Kinston NC USA Smart meters coming to the city of Kinston. Kinston neighborhoods will soon be outfitted with new accessories, smart meters. It’s a tool used to monitor both water and electricity consumption by residents. This is a project that has been in the works for 4 years. “What we will be doing is replacing all of our electric and water meters in Kinston,” said Steve Miller, Assistant Public Services Director for City of Kinston, “we have about 23,000 meters for the customers we serve for those two services.” … Pub 6 Aug 2018 Added 7 Aug 2018
SMU00046 Reading Eagle – Wyomissing, Penn. USA Letters – Letter: Public must learn more about smart meters. Technology poses potential danger to health and property “A fast-growing group of deeply concerned people have formed Pennsylvanians Against Smart Meters. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Kissinger’s Church, Wyomissing, to share concerns about extreme dangers to health and property and to organize appeals to legislators who seem to have no awareness of the issues involved” pub 6 Aug 2018 Added 7 Aug 2018
SMU00045 Florida – Stop Smart meters Florida from a group of Florida Power and Light Company. Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00044 Stop Smart Meters Georgia – Guys this is one lively group. Lots of ideas and info. Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00043 Maryland Smart Meter Awareness – same site as below. Will probably bud off.
SMU00042 Smart Grid Awareness, Illinois. Future Hack Scenario: Disrupting a Country through Its Smart Meters. Focused and factual. ell done. Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00041 Naperville IL Smart Meter Awareness. Exposing the truth. Fighting for informed consent. Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00040 Michigan – smartmetereducationetwork.com VERY lively site for all things smart meters and heath. Gives good practical advice. Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00039 Michigan – My Smart Meter does what? We think you should have a choice about something that so intimately affects your daily life. Because there are serious health and privacy concerns with “smart” or “advanced” utility meters, we are pressing for a new state law that would, like similar laws already passed in 14 states, protect our right to decide if we want to assume those risks.
SMU00038 Nevada – True EMF Solutions. Thorough. Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00037 New Mexico Cellular Phone task force. Good description. Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00036 Worcester Ma. opts out Direct and to the point. Pow!!! Re introduction of ‘time of use’ tariffs (Surge pricing). Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00035 http://texansagainstsmartmeters.com/ oh my, this account has been suspended. Not government pressure I hope. 5 Aug 2018
SMU00033 Medford, Oregon USA- Local groups plan action against smart meters. Multiple groups of Jackson County residents teamed up to say “no” to smart meters. PS mentioned article nosmartmeter.org is not working. Pub 4 Aug 2018 Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00032 City treasurer fights for answers on city’s smart meter contract The State Journal-Register After filing two Freedom of Information Act requests with the city of Springfield, City Treasurer Misty Buscher has hired a local attorney to help her get… Access denied Added 5 Aug 2018
SMU00031 www.houselogic.com Are smart meters dangerous? A home owner in Texas pulls out a handgun and tells a smart meter installer to back away from her house. He does. / A couple in British Columbia covers their already-installed smart meter with a metal hood to block its radio transmissions. The company that makes the hoods is doing a brisk business. / In Maine, a smart meter opponent brings a lawsuit against the utility company that wants to install the new technology on his house. He wins his case. These are just a few of the hundreds of incidents I’ve seen in the media lately. Pub ? Added 2 Aug 2018
SMU00030 KWQC – Alliant to review bills of customers who feel overcharged. CLINTON, Iowa (KWQC) – In response to a wave of complaints, Alliant Energy says it will review the billing histories of certain customers who feel they have been overcharged. This comes after dozens of Alliant customers have reported in recent weeks that their July statements were two to three times the normal amount and in some cases even higher. Iowa State Rep. Mary Wolfe, D-Clinton, who began investigating after constituents began complaining to her office, announced Alliance’s review offer on her Facebook page. Pub 30 July 2018 Added 31 July 2018
SMU00029 Activistpost.com AMI Smart Meter Overcharges & Overbillings Class Action Lawsuit. Maine, USA World -wide overcharging reported. Pub 28 July 2018 Added 30 July 2018
SMU00028 A hacker says smart grid can be penetrated. A hacker wearing a fake beard and dark sunglasses took the stage at a computer security conference in Miami on Thursday and showed a group of about 60 security researchers how to intercept the radio communications between Silver Spring Networks, a maker of smart grid technology, and its clients, which include major utilities like Pacific Gas and Electric. Pub 17 January 2013 Added 29 July 2018
SMU00027 Evidence is UNDENIABLE: Smart meters cause massive changes to the heart. (Natural News) An expert in smart meter microwave transmission power has published new research showing that, contrary to the official government narrative, the radiation emitted from smart meters directly interferes with normal heart function. To come to this conclusion, Warren Woodward connected himself to an EKG monitor while lying near an Elster smart meter, which was connected to a high-frequency analyzer that measures microwave frequencies. Pub 26 July 2018 Added 27 July 2018
SMU00026 The Wall Street Journal – Russian Hackers Reach U.S. Utility Control Rooms, Homeland Security Officials Say. Blackouts could have been caused after the networks of trusted vendors were easily penetrated. This is a gift to hackers of Smart Meters. Pub Jul 25 2018 Added 25 July 2018
SMU00025 Smartmeterharm.org Smart Meters, the new utility meters being installed by many electric, natural gas, and water utility companies, are causing problems nationally and internationally.Smart Meters are causing skyrocketing bills, fires, and interference with electronics (including ground fault circuit interrupters that protect against electric shock and fire) and medical devices. These new meters are a health hazard to humans and the environment, causing severe health problems. Added 25 July 2018
SMU00024 Healthy Home Economist – Harvard Doctor warns against Smart Meters. Dr. David Carpenter MD, a graduate of Harvard Medical School and a physician who has worked in the area of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and public health for over 18 years, has a few choice words for power companies that are forcing smart meters down the throats of their customers all over the United States. Dr. Carpenter adamantly insists that there is no evidence whatsoever that smart meters are in any way safe for human beings. He goes on to say that there is, in fact, ample evidence that demonstrates “convincingly and consistently” that exposure to radiofrequency radiation (RFR) at elevated levels for long periods of time increases the risk of cancer, damages the nervous system, and adversely affects the reproductive organs.
SMU00023 RealThermoguy Curtis Bennett on Smart Meters Presentation by Chief Science Officer Curtis Bennett for Kelowna Safe Meters on Electrical Causation linking RF EMFs to adverse health effects. Bennett background includes Electrical Energy Provision, Building Engineering, Thermal Radiation Consultant and Adjunct Professor lecturing Accredited Continuing Medical Education Credits internationally… Pub 8 May 2015. Added 21 July 2018
SMU00022 stopsmartmetersoregon.com The Dangers of Smart Meters and other microwave technology (Dr Martin Pall’s material). Pub Aug 2017 Added 20 July 2018
SMU00021 Jeff Rense Show talking to Dr. Bill Deagle – Death By Smart Meter Part 1 58:12 then Part 2 mp3 not video. Pub from 2011. There are numerous articles on Smart Meters. Go into rense.com and search for Smart Meters Added 20 July 2018
SMU00020 Devvy (USA) My fight against the ‘smart meter’ (You don’t want one of those dangerous things on your house). Pub from 5 August 2011. Added 20 July 2018
SMU00019 Thermoguy . com call for immediate suspension of B.C. Smart Meter programs, damage is measurable by the second. Pub 4 July 2018 Added 18 July 2018
SMU00018 Dr Neides tearful apology to patients. Join us on the right side of history, doctors@ #belikedan#bebrave This relates to vaccines but is what I would hope to be the contrition that will eventually (supreme optimism) by the industry when they realise what they have done. Beechwood. Ohio practice. 8:33 Pub 15 Mar 2018 Apply 17 July 2018
SMU00017 Stop Smart Meters Maple Ridge, B.C. Canada. A young FB group. Post articles about Smart Meters; ask questions for others to answer; add your comments about anything having to do with smart meters and the impact they are having for you or anyone else you know. Added 17 July 2018
SMU00016 Stop Smart Meters (Facebook) This group is to help those living in Wisconsin, USA, to meet like-minded people who are opposed to the mandatory rollout of microwave-emitting smart meters, and to develop plans to resist the installation of these harmful devices in homes. Added 13 July 2018
SMU00015 Natural News – Radiation emitted from smart meters 100 times greater than cell phones – and exposure is constant, doctors warn. Pub 7 July 2016. Added 14 July 2018
SMU00014 Nine reasons why today’s Smart Meter systems are a mistake by Richard H Conrad, PhD, biochemist. Pub 18 April 2014 Added 11 July 2018
SMU00013 SmartGridAwareness. org Future Hack Scenario: Disrupting a country through its Smart Meters by K T Weaver, SkyVision Solutions. France: no legal basis for Smart Meter Data Collection without Valid Consent. 6 good links Pub. 22 June 2018. Added 11 July 2018
SMU00011 Smart Meter Education Network- Dirty electricity. It is not just wireless that’s causing health problems. A USA based web site but as I say, what happens in USA happens in Europe a few years later. Hundreds of people in Michigan are experiencing health problems from the meters, and down the road the privacy implications will be huge. Added 9 July 2018
SMU00010 Stopsmartmeters.org Martin Blank, 83, passes but the work goes on RIP. A really good guide about what will happen in other countries if this is not stopped. Added 5 July 2018
SMU00009 InPower Movement Josh del Sol. A mass action of liability. Commentary by the founder. A series of five videos. Fairly long but worth a watch. Pub 26 Aug 2017 Added 4 July 2018
SMU00008 Former NSA Insider to MI House Energy Committee: Smart Meters Put Entire Power Grid, Everyone At Risk Last week, EMP Task Force Deputy Director Cynthia Ayers lambasted “smart” meters as having an wide array of critical problems regarding security, fires and explosions. Video and article. Pub Mar 15 2017. Added 4 July 2018
SMU00007 Ex-fraud investigator on smart meters (take back your power) re BC Hydro (Canada) 9:00 15 Apr 2012. Added 4 July 2018
SMU00006 stayonthetruth.com Will the Smart Meters Revolt Rollback Wireless. An interview with SMU00006 ‘Thermoguy’ Curtis Bennett, a straight talking guy we cold say. Pub Apr 2012 Added 4 July 2018
SMU00005 What North East Oklahoma Electric did when man refuses Smart Meter. The precursor to 5G. 20:17 Pub 9 Oct 2015. Added 3 July 2018
SMU00004 Smart Meter concern survey. A good model for encouraging the public to express themselves. Ed – origination – Michigan USA Click on home page to view the whole site. Some regulations do not apply outside the USA. Added 3 July 2018
Take back your power – smart meters & smart grid: what’s the real story? InPower Movement. Interview with Josh del Sol. 56:13 Pub. 24 May 2014 Added 30 June 2018
SMU00003 Let’s Teardown – Residential Smart power meter. California. Mainly for teckies. 14:01. Pub 16 Dec 2014. Added 28 June 2018
SM00002 Freedomtaker.com is a reminder of how important it is for every individual in society to “take”, to actively claim, protect and defend the freedoms he or she values. USA based but will be useful elsewhere. If you need a flyer this will do the job. 1pp pdf. Added 28 June 2018
SMU00001 Healthnutnews.com Radiation emitted from smart meters 100 times greater than cell phones – and exposure is constant, doctors warn. Pub. June 11 2018. Added June 27 2018