Archive for January, 2015

Demand Response and Advanced Metering

Developments and issues in advanced metering The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act),12 through partnerships with more than 200 electric utilities and other organizations, accelerated the deployment of advanced meters throughout the nation’s electric system.13 Deployment of advance meters in the U.S. continues to progress as one component of electric grid modernization […]

France : Law to regulate Electromagnetic Field Exposure

The Monde.fr | 01/29/2015 at 13:50 • Updated 1/29/2015 at 17:58 | By Pierre Le Hir Expected for two years, the law governing public exposure to electromagnetic waves generated by wireless technologies (relay antennas, mobile phones, tablets …) was adopted by the deputies, Thursday, January 29 late morning, in favor of a parliamentary recess of […]

Trustees oppose cell tower close to elementary school

Brian Wilford / The Star January 29, 2015 12:00 AM The District 69 school board is opposing the construction of a cell tower because it’s too close to Oceanside Elementary. The 17.5-metre (57.5-foot) Telus monopole would be at the back of the French Creek Landing retail complex, across the Island Highway from the school. Last […]

British Columbians Are Not Being Protected Against Non-Thermal Radiation!

January 28, 2015 Dear Dr. Kendall, British Columbians Are Not Being Protected Against Non-Thermal Radiation The Biggest Single Threat To Human Health – Ever! As British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer your mandate is to protect the health and well-being of all British Columbians, yet in the more than 15 years you’ve held that office, you […]

Does YOUR toddler play on an iPad? Taiwan makes it ILLEGAL for parents to let children under two use electronic gadgets… and under-18s must limit use to ‘reasonable’ lengths

  Children under two banned from using electronic devices in Taiwan Parents who allow children to use iPads and smartphones face fines Under-18s are only allowed devices for a ‘reasonable length of time’   By SARA MALM FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 09:13 GMT, 28 January 2015 | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 29 January 2015   Taiwan has […]

BC’s Itron smart meters put lives and homes at risk — who is looking out for us?

January 28, 2015 • For Immediate Release Smart meters have design flaws that have caused fires across North America, including in British Columbia. In Saskatchewan, Oregon, Florida, and now Ontario, measures are being taken to protect residents. Meanwhile in BC, Energy Minister Bill Bennett and BC Hydro refuse to acknowledge this fire hazard exists, allowing […]

Who is spending what on lobbying

In case you ever wonder why policy makers in the U.S. ignore the concerns of experts and medical professionals about the health effects of wireless radiation technology,  follow the money.   Last year, the CTIA and the four largest wireless companies in the U.S. spent $46.8 million or $128,000 per day lobbying policy makers. Altogether, […]

26 Smart Meters make person sick

Maryland woman suffers acute radiation exposure from a bank of smart meters Maryland Smart Meter Awareness volunteers visited with a Maryland resident to help her share her own smart meter story in hopes to help others avoid the suffering she endured. This woman was unaware of any potential issues with wireless smart utility meters and […]

Steve Jobs didn’t let his kids use iPhones or Ipads

September 11, 2014 Tim Butter   Steve Jobs is a name which is synonymous with cutting edge, innovative and groundbreaking technology. So it may come as something as a surprise to learn Apple’s former CEO didn’t believe in letting his kids use some of his company’s greatest products – the iPhone and the iPad. And […]

Thousands of smart meters in Ontario to be removed over safety worries

Some 5,500 of Ontario’s 4.8 million smart meters are being removed and replaced because of a risk they could heat up, cause an electrical short and possibly spark a fire. SASKPOWER In Saskatchewan last summer, SaskPower removed a model of Sensus Corp. smart meter from homes and businesses after eight unexplained minor fires. By: Robert Benzie Queen’s […]