fyi: DC PSC Commission meeting on PEPCO's "smart" meters tomorrow morning at 10 AM
- fyi:"The DC Public Service Commission will have an open meeting where they will be making adetermination in granting the Office of People's Council emergency petition for DC Consumers to
opt-out of "smart" meters. The DCPSC will be looking at this matter on Thursday, May
9, 2013 at 10:00am -7th floor. The location is 1333 H Street, N.W.
This is formal case 1056."
Note: PEPCO and other electric utility customers in Maryland can opt-out and customers in many parts of the country including California, Michigan, Maine, Vermont, Nevada, Parts of Hawaii and other jurisdictions can opt-out. Interestingly Idaho Power has decided to avoid the "wireless" debate by going wired: http://www.idahopower.com/pdfs/newscommunity/News/CustomerConnection/201103.pdfAn interesting question for the DC Public Service Commission, which is in its 17th month without a third Commissioner, is what science will they consider sufficient to allow a person to opt-out? Why isn't a letter from a customer's Doctor sufficient or the below report?The Health Service Agency of Santa Cruz County, California has issued the following report: http://emfsafetynetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/Health-Risks-Associated-With-SmartMeters.pdfThank you.Chris Turner, Esq.DC Smart Meter Choicedcsmartmeterchoice.comTwo additional links:http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-03-22/business/bs-bz-jonathan-libber-smart-meters-20130317_1_maryland-smart-meter-awareness-analog-meters-jonathan-libberhttp://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120127005467/en/Naperville-Smart-Meter-Awareness-Calls-City-Naperville [this is an article about West Monroe Partners, a consultant that the DC PSC hired out of ten consultants that submitted bids to conduct a study on "smart" meter safety and an opt-out]