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TomT
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Marin County bans Smart Meters

Fri Jan 07, 2011 1:15 pm

"Marin County in California has passed an ordinance (PDF) banning the installation of smart meters in unincorporated Marin. Among the reasons given are privacy concerns associated with measuring energy usage data moment by moment and the potential for adverse impact on emergency communication systems used by first responders and amateur radio operators. The ordinance also comments that 'the SmartMeters program ... could well actually increase total electricity consumption and therefore the carbon footprint,' citing 'some engineers and energy conservation experts.'" The ordinance also mentions "significant health questions" raised about "increased electromagnetic frequently radiation (EMF) emitted by the wireless technology in SmartMeters."
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Re: Marin County bans Smart Meters

Fri Jan 07, 2011 1:19 pm

:? ... :shock:
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Re: Marin County bans Smart Meters

Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:25 pm

LEAFer wrote::? ... :shock:

Heh - are they requiring people to wear their tin-foil hats, too?
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Re: Marin County bans Smart Meters

Fri Jan 07, 2011 4:26 pm

Marin is pretty close the the center of the People's Republic :roll:

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