“The Morning Briefing” is SmartPlanet’s daily roundup of
must-reads from the web. This morning we’re reading about
smart meters and health concerns.
1.) Maine High Court sides with
smart meter opponents on safety issue. Maine’s highest
court says the state Public Utilities Commission failed to
resolve health and safety concerns when it signed off on
Central Maine Power’s plan to replace its analog meters with
new, high-tech digital devices called smart meters.
2.) Letters: Another smart meter view. After the last round
of anti-smart meter letters a while back I thought that it
had run its course. My mistake. Recently Nina Beety wrote
another such letter and committed several logical fallacies.
3.) DTE Energy to unveil ’smart meter’ opt-out fee next
month. DTE Energy Co. says it agrees with the Michigan
Public Service Commission’s decision last week to allow
customers to opt out of its wireless electric meter program
amid safety concerns of some users.
4.) Are smart meters hazardous to your health? We all need
energy to survive. That’s just the facts in our modern
society. The problem is that producing energy is a dirty
business, and actually burning it’s even worse.
Patton: Wireless smart meters are a health threat. When
Wayland Annual Town Meeting last April defeated the $700,000
DPW capital fund line item to install wireless? Smart meters
on every building in town, it was an important victory for
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