Archive | July, 2012

Kaiser Researcher Ties EMF Exposures in Womb to Obesity Risk

De-Kun Li, an epidemiologist at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California, has a new paper out showing that EMF exposures in the womb are linked to an increased risk of childhood obesity. “Maternal exposure to high [magnetic fields] during pregnancy may be a new and previously unknown factor contributing to the world-wide epidemic of childhood obesity/overweight,” […]

July 27, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:Health Alerts: Cell Phones, Health Alerts: Smart Meters, Health Alerts: WIFI, Public Health Alert

SDG&E Smart Meter Opt-out Update 7/26/12

Help your child concentrate more in school by not being befuddled from a “smart” utility meter on the home. Don’t forget to opt-out from smart meters – fill out the form at http://www.sdge.com/sites/default/files/documents/smartmeter_opt-out.pdf. If you are on the CARE program for reduced utility rates (low income) you will pay $10 for the opt-out fee and […]

July 26, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:CEP Legal Filings, Health Alerts: Smart Meters, San Diego County Smart Meter News

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Writes FCC About RF Radiation Standards

http://healthland.time.com/2012/07/20/pediatricians-call-on-the-fcc-to-reconsider-cell-phone-radiation-standards/ Pediatricians Say Cell Phone Radiation Standards Need Another Look Concerns persist over the health effects of radiation from cell phones, especially for kids. Now the nation’s largest pediatricians group is asking the government to review emission standards By Bonnie Rochman | @brochman | July 20, 2012 | 3 Sharing TIME stories with friends is […]

July 24, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:Health Alerts: Cell Phones, Health Alerts: Other Devices w/ RF

Opening Briefs on Discrimination Laws & Opt-out Fees at CPUC

The following Opening Briefs have been filed with the Calif Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), pertaining to whether discrimination laws (ADA and Public Utility Code 453) apply to charging opt-out fees and answering several questions about community (community-wide) opt-outs. These briefs derived from a request in the SCOPING RULING of June 8, 2012, by Michael Peevey, […]

July 20, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:CEP Legal Filings, Legal, Smart Meter Opt-Out News

WIFI and Libraries

As with all fads, wireless is no different. There is a rush to add WIFI to all libraries, as well as schools, shopping areas, hotels, and medical facilities. It is CEP’s position that placement of WIFI where the public is accommodated is a barrier for disabled people and those with medical conditions who must avoid […]

July 18, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:Health Alerts: Other Devices w/ RF, Health Alerts: WIFI

Maine Supreme Court smart meter ruling: PUC failed to address concerns

Maine’s Supreme Court has determined that Maine’s Public Utility Commission failed to address health and safety issues before it authorized the deployment of smart meters statewide. (July 12, 2012) ————————————————————————————– (AP) Maine’s highest court agrees with critics who say state regulators failed to adequately address safety concerns about so-called smart meters. But it’s unknown what […]

July 16, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:Health Alerts: Smart Meters, Legal

EMF Safety Network Opening Brief: Smart meter opt-out fees and discrimination law

This brief was filed by EMF Safety Network on July 13, 2012, concerning smart meter opt-out fees and discrimination law, with the CPUC. Many very good points are made and the brief repeatedly calls for dropping the fees for all, not just limited to disabled, or those with medical conditions. ————————————– Brief filed by EMF […]

July 15, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:ADA Accommodations for RF/EMF, CA Smart Meter News, Legal

ALERT: AAEM Releases Recommendations EMF and RF Exposures (7/12/12)

**NEW** The American Academy of Environmental Medicine released its recommendations regarding electromagnetic field (EMF) and radio frequency (RF) exposures. These recommendations by AAEM, just released on 7/12/12, will take the world by storm. AAEM recommends that patients with a broad range of medical conditions avoid sources of EMF and RF radiation, especially smart meters on […]

July 14, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:ADA Accommodations for RF/EMF, Health Alerts: Cell Phones, Health Alerts: Smart Meters, Health Alerts: WIFI

PUC Upholds Formal Complaint against KIUC (Hawaii)

July 12, 2012 – PUC Upholds Formal Complaint against KIUC Kauai Island Utility Coop Press Release from Kaua’i, Hawaii Formal Complaint upheld, KIUC ordered by PUC to answer On June 18, 2012 Mark Naea filed a Formal Complaint with the Public Utilities Commission and the Division of Consumer Advocacy charging Kauai Island Utility Cooperative( KIUC […]

July 13, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:Legal, USA Smart Meter News

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