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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

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

Recognition of the Electromagnetic Sensitivity as a Disability Under the ADA

Recognition of the Electromagnetic Sensitivity as a Disability Under the ADA The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) is the Federal agency devoted to the accessibility for people with disabilities. The Access Board is responsible for developing and maintaining accessibility guidelines to ensure that newly constructed and altered buildings and facilities covered by […]

July 8, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:ADA Accommodations for RF/EMF

CEP Smart Meters ADA Opening Brief (7/5/12)

 Center for Electrosmog Prevention (CEP) filed this opening brief with the CPUC (CA Public Utilities Commission) on 7/5/12, concerning discrimination laws and smart meters, pertaining to opt-out fees and more. To learn more about how to write a letter requesting an accommodation and how to file a discrimination complaint if needed, go to How to […]

July 5, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:ADA Accommodations for RF/EMF, CEP Legal Filings, Smart Grid Law

Center for Accessible Technology ADA and Smart Meters Brief (7/16/12)

Center for Accessible Technology (CforAT) (Berkeley, CA) filed this legal brief (revised) on July 16, 2012, with the CPUC, pertaining to whether the smart meter fees are discriminatory under ADA and CA Public Utilities Code 453.  CforAT is now a Party to the consolidated opt-out proceedings for SDG&E, SCE, and PG&E at the California Public […]

July 4, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:ADA Accommodations for RF/EMF, Legal, Smart Grid Law, Smart Meter Opt-Out News

Updated: CA & Federal Laws Supporting No Opt-out Fees and Complaint Info

The following federal and CA state laws that appear to support no opt-out fees are listed below. This is not a complete list and CEP does not provide guidance nor legal assistance to interpret them. We recommend that you study the laws and use this information to assist your efforts to work on smart meter […]

July 2, 2012 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:ADA Accommodations for RF/EMF, Legal, Smart Grid Law, Smart Meter Resources & Links, Take Action Against Smart Meters

World Health Organization (WHO) Places RF Radiation on 2B List of Carcinogens

Lyon, France, May 31, 2011 ‐‐ The WHO/International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified radiofrequency electromagnetic fields as possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B), based on an increased risk for glioma, a malignant type of brain cancer1, associated with wireless phone use. Background Over the last few years, there has been mounting concern […]

May 31, 2011 ·Continue Reading · Posted in:Health Alerts: Smart Meters, Smart Meter Resources & Links

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