|Re: Smart Meters in communities||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Richard L. Kohlhaas (rlkohlearthlink.net)|
|Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2011 21:53:25 -0700 (PDT)|
Here is another take on smart meters: http://www.ccst.us/publications/2011/2011smartA.pdf Dick Kohlhaas (PhD Electrical Engineering) Resident of Colorado Springs Cohousing Community at Casa Verde Commons Date sent: Sat, 9 Jul 2011 11:36:13 -0700 From: Valerie McIntyre <valerie333 [at] windsong.bc.ca> To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Smart Meters in communities Send reply to: Cohousing-L <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> > > OK, "What are Smart Meters?" has been answered by now, and thanks for the > excellent "Dark Side of Smart Meters" video, Gary. > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLeCTaSG2-U I'll send it out to my > neighbors. It explains the health risks (within a 90 ft. range, walls are no > obstacles), why the meters will run/radiate continuously, and the privacy > concerns. > > Smart meters are being rolled out without public consultation in California, > Maine, Ontario, and imminently in BC. Resistance is building (search "smart > meters" + "Santa Cruz" or Oakland) and some jurisdictions have declared a > moratorium on installations until evidence of safety is produced. One > consultant said a smart meter is like bolting a giant cell phone to the side > of your house, and of course, the World Health Organization recently > classified cell phones as "possibly carcinogenic". > > On the health front: apparently, 3% - 5% of people are already diagnosed as > electrosensitive (heart palpitations, headaches, foggy brains, nausea) when > in the vicinity of wireless, and it's estimated that 35% of the population > is adversely affected by wireless radiation without knowing the cause of > their deteriorating health. Many parents in Ontario and BC are demanding > that wi-fi be removed from schools and some are pulling their kids out > because of their symptoms. We've got 25 kids in our community and all 90 of > us live under one roof with numerous wi-fi routers. It's a sensitive topic > here. > > Here are some more links: > Interview with Cindy Sage, a founder of the BioInitiative Working Group, the > first project of scientists from all over the world who investigated > electromagnetic radiation effects on cell biology and DNA. < > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tZDor-_co0> > > Californians raise awareness: > http://nosmartmeters.org/ > > Canadian resources: > <http://citizensforsafetechnology.org/> > <http://www.weepnews.blogspot.com/> > > Thanks for engaging in this conversation with me. > :-) Valerie > www.windsong,bc,ca > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > >
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