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State Report on Safety of SmartMeters Does Little to Quell Debate

January 12, 2011 | 3:34 pm

State Report on Safety of SmartMeters Does Little to Quell Debate

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How you interpret the long-awaited California Council on Science and Technology’s report on “Health Impacts of Radio Frequency From Smart Meters,” released yesterday, is largely in your own beholder’s eye. For example, look at the dichotomy between the two groups of headlines below: Report finds no health threat from PG&E SmartMeter (SF Chronicle) Study finds […]

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Morning Splash: Cop Critic to Advise Quan, Gay History Museum Opens, SmartMeter Health Report

January 12, 2011 | 7:49 am

Morning Splash: Cop Critic to Advise Quan, Gay History Museum Opens, SmartMeter Health Report

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SF Mayor Ed Lee pledges new political era (SF Chronicle) A historic era in San Francisco politics began Tuesday when Edwin M. Lee was appointed and sworn in as mayor, the first Asian American to hold the post…”I hope to move us past the labels that have pigeonholed us at City Hall,” Lee told the […]

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January 4, 2011 | 1:46 pm

Marin County Puts Plastic Bag Ban on Hold, Approves Symbolic SmartMeter Moratorium

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The Marin County Board of Supervisors has approved a moratorium on SmartMeter installation in unincorporated areas of Marin. The Board, however, apparently has no authority to enact such a delay. From the Marin Independent Journal: PG&E says it will continue SmartMeter installations despite Marin moratorium A moratorium on the installation of SmartMeters was imposed on […]

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A Small War in West Marin Over SmartMeters

December 29, 2010 | 2:20 pm

A Small War in West Marin Over SmartMeters

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UPDATE Dec 30: Marin Independent Journal article on today’s events. Plus: A QUEST radio report and blog post on the Smart Grid, from April, 2009. EARLIER POST: The conflict that’s been going on in West Marin over PG&E’s installation of SmartMeters has gotten a little more volatile. Protests have taken place the past two days […]

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