Archive for April, 2012

‘Move if so concerned about cell tower’

By Phil Melnychuk – Maple Ridge News Published: April 18, 2012 10:00 AM The property owner who lives where Alcatel-Lucent Canada wants to put a 60-metre tower on 110th Avenue in east Maple Ridge understands that her neighbours are worried. “I don’t blame them for having concern,” says Janine Brooker. But base your concern on […]

Opposition grows, but BC Hydro installing smart meters

By Andrew Mitchell   April 26, 2012 Smart meters are coming to Whistler and Sea to Sky, whether customers want them or not. However, some opponents are encouraging residents to continue to fight, and to ask BC Hydro not to install the meters at their homes. Squamish Councillor Bryan Raiser believes the meters are inevitable, but he […]

‘Move if so concerned about cell tower’

by  Phil Melnychuk – Maple Ridge News  posted Apr 18, 2012 at 10:00 AM Janine Brooker sits with her son Nick Schuchard on her property where a Telus cell phone tower is proposed. — Image Credit: Colleen Flanagan/The News The property owner who lives where Alcatel-Lucent Canada wants to put a 60-metre tower on 110th Avenue in east Maple Ridge understands […]

Mobile phones have to display radiation levels by September: DoT

18 APR, 2012, 02.45AM IST, JOJI THOMAS PHILIP,ET BUREAU NEW DELHI: The new and stringent radiation emission rules for mobile phones and towers, which will for the first time stipulate emission levels for handsets sold in India and make it compulsory for these levels to be displayed on phones and retail outlets, will come into […]

David Chalk on Smart Meter Hacking

Whonnock residents oppose cell tower

Whonnock resident Janet Foster is concerned about cell tower plans for next door. — Image Credit: Colleen Flanagan/The News  by  Phil Melnychuk – Maple Ridge News posted Apr 11, 2012 at 9:00 AM If Whonnock residents have their way, a 60-metre high cellphone tower won’t be built in their eastern Maple Ridge neighbourhood. But if they’re unsuccessful in stopping the tower, […]

Smart Meters Protest on Salt Spring Island

Published on Apr 13, 2012 Smart Meters Protest on Salt Spring Island. BC Hydro had informed the residents of Pioneer Village on Salt Spring that “some” meter work was going to be done on Friday 13 April 2012. As far as I know Gary was contracted just to ground the meters that had never been […]

Hacking Expert David Chalk Joins Urgent Call to Halt Smart Grid

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120412005992/en/Hacking-Expert-David-Chalk-Joins-Urgent-Call – For immediate release, 12 April 2012 – “100% certainty of catastrophic failure of energy grid within 3 years unless course is changed” VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE) The vulnerability of the energy industry’s new wireless smart grid will inevitably lead to lights out for everyone, according to leading cyber expert David Chalk. In an online interview […]

Spiking BC Hydro Bills Blamed on Smart Meters

Published on Apr 4, 2012 CTV Vancouver NANAIMO – Ernie and Astrid Shorrocks received an electric shock when they opened their BC Hydro Bill. It was twice as much as the previous ones. They say the smart meter is to blame. In November, BC Hydro installed a smart meter to the Shorrocks home. Their January […]