Monthly Archives: October 2012

Sarasota Electrician Confirms Problems with FPL’s so-called “Smart” Meters

CHASM talked this week with “Thomas,”[1]* a licensed electrician with his own business based in Sarasota. We asked Thomas if he had witnessed any problems with the so-called “smart” meters being installed in Sarasota County and throughout many counties in … Continue reading

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Sarasota Woman Reports Health Problems after “Smart” Meter Installation

“Coalition for Health, Against ‘Smart’ Meters” (CHASM) received the following account today from “Jane*,” a woman in Sarasota who reports significant, deleterious health effects concurrent with FPL’s installation of a so-called “smart” meter on her home. For useful background to … Continue reading

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US Sec of Defense Leon Panetta warns about cyber attacks; more risks for “smart” meter-controlled energy

[CHASM Comment: As former CIA Director Woolsey said, “it’s a really, really stupid grid.” Let’s demand a moratorium on its buildout now!”] “These attacks mark a significant escalation of the cyber threat,” Panetta said. “And they have renewed concerns about … Continue reading

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More proof “smart” meters/ “smart” grid are not “green”

CHASM Comment: Vast amounts of (mostly useless?) data from “smart” meters = more data storage = more toxic pollution Data Barns in a Farm Town, Gobbling Power and Flexing Muscle http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/24/technology/data-centers-in-rural-washington-state-gobble-power.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0&partner=rss&emc=rss EXCERPT: Internet-based industries have honed a reputation for sleek, … Continue reading

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PG&E’s Similar “Mesh Network” Meters Transmit up to 190,000 times per day! What about FPL’s “RF Mesh Network” Meters?

According to FPL, each of its “smart” meters is equipped with a full two-way 900 MHz radio transmitter that sends and receives information to an “RF MESH” access point, which is also radio-equipped. In this “RF MESH network,” “your” meter … Continue reading

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Florida: No Smart Meter CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT

Next meeting Oct 9, 2012 at 6:30 PM. Ormond Beach Store. Help build the resistance. One time payment of $300 per household payable to “NO SMART METER”. Bring check to Peggy’s Whole Foods at either Ormond Beach: 144 South Nova … Continue reading

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Letter of Hearing Denial, from PSC Attorney Supervisor

FROM A FLORIDIAN: Hello All, Attached is the letter I received today, October 4, 2012, from Jennifer Crawford at the PSC, regarding the Notice of Demand we served to her at the PSC Workshop on September 20, 2012. Please forward … Continue reading

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Orlando, FL, Bau-Biologist: “We are turning our homes and communities into large microwave ovens”

[CHASM COMMENT: This is an exceptionally clear and informative slide presentation.] SMART GRID & SMART METER ARCHITECTURE http://www.createhealthyhomes.com/smart_meter_wireless_safety_summit.pdf Tom Wilson, BSEE Green and Healthy Homes Wireless Safety Summit Washington DC, Oct. 5, 2011 Summary (last slide): Our private information will … Continue reading

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[Florida] Press Release: Oct. 4TH Day of Action: PUBLIC DEMANDS A HALT TO ‘SMART’ METERS AND ‘GRID’

[NOTE: Stay tuned for pictures and a report from Port Orange, FL, where Patriots had a very successful event to inform their community about the hazards of “smart” meters.] Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joshua Hart, Spokesperson Thursday, October … Continue reading

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THURSDAY, OCT. 4TH IS THE NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST SMART METERS AND THE GRID!

Sponsored by the Wireless Radiation Protection Coalition This does not have to be a street protest. To support groups around the nation and Canada you can: *Write an editorial *Drop off a press kit to a local radio station, or … Continue reading

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