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Your Maryland State Representatives Need to Hear from YOU now

Guide for Legislative Campaign 2014 Introduction This guide is designed for members of Maryland Smart Meter Awareness  to be used in contacting their respective state representatives in Annapolis for the 2014 session that begins in January of 2014. Our goal is get a cost free opt out passed.  We have this year cost free opt […]

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Model Letter for State Representatives Opposing Smart Meters

Model Letter to State Delegate for 2014 Legislative Session Opposing Smart Meters Your Name Your Address Date   Delegate {insert Delegate name here} House Office Building 6 Bladen Street Annapolis, MD 21401   Dear Delegate {insert Delegate name here}: I am one of your constituents and am very concerned about my utility replacing all of […]

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Fairfield, Iowa: City to halt plan for radio-read water meters

Fairfield, Iowa: City to halt plan for radio-read water meters

By DONNA SCHILL CLEVELAND Ledger staff writer | Sep 20, 2012 Excerpt: “Fairfield water department superintendent Carl Chandler shared a proposal to halt implementation of radio-read water meters and to reimburse citizens for opt-out fees for the meters Wednesday night during a Water & Sewer Utilities Committee meeting at city hall. In addition, Chandler proposed […]

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Colorado Springs: Utilities may let customers opt out of smart meters

Posted: Oct 16, 2012 8:25 PM by David Ortiviz “Colorado Springs Utilities may soon offer options for customers who don’t want smart meters on their homes. This comes after one customer got so fed up he took out the new meter–worried it was affecting his health. Meanwhile, Colorado Springs Utilities maintains they’re safe.” Read the […]

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CA resident refuses to pay additional fees to opt out of smart meters

Willits, CA Resident refuses fees to keep analog meter, PG&E threatens power cut today

Stop Smart Meters! and the EMF safety Network collaborated on this coverage. MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA- Despite the fact that the fees for keeping analog utility meters are still under legal dispute at the CPUC, and serious smart meter safety problems remain unaddressed, PG&E is now threatening to terminate service to its customers who refuse both smart meters […]

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Smart Meter Installation Resumes in Bowie Oct.15

Regretfully, smart meter installations are continuing… Bowie Patch: “Approximately 3,500 Bowie residents have received smart meters and around 17,000 more are scheduled for installation. The status report also indicated that BGE plans to hold another smart meter open house in Bowie, but the date for this has not been set.”  Read the full Bowie Patch article […]

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October 4, 2012 Day of Action to Stop Smart Meters

October 4, 2012 Day of Action to Stop Smart Meters

From Maine to Maui, Quebec to BC, the public demonstrated in over three dozen communities throughout North America to demand an immediate recall on “smart” utility meters. For coverage of protests, including photos, videos, and reports, visit:http://actiondaytostopsmartmeters.org. Scroll down for coverage of the Washington DC protest which was attended by members of MSMA, Center for Safer […]

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Organizers' Guide to October 4th

Organizers’ Guide to October 4th

Hi all, I’m excited to say we now have at least 32 separate public events planned throughout the US and Canada to mark International Day of Action to Stop Smart Meters!  From noisy protests to low key flyering events, lots of people are jumping on board, and more events are being added to the website […]

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