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Is There Anything ‘Smart’ About Electric Smart Meters?

By BJ LIfe/Jonathan Libber, Jan. 8, 2015. Jonathan LIbber, president of Maryland Smart Meter Awareness, summarizes the many reasons why smart meters are not, in fact, such a smart idea. “There is nothing smart about wireless smart meters. These meters are a threat to the health, dafety, and privacy of every single individual living in […]

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Washington Post: Pepco union still negotiating, declare media blackout

Washington Post: Pepco union still negotiating, declare media blackout

Washington Post Local, Maryland Politics | Victor Zapana | September 28, 2012 “Pepco and the union representing its workers met Friday for the first time since its final contract offer was rejected by the employees. The utility and the union, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1900, said they are resuming negotiations, which will be […]

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D.C. Public Service Commission to investigate Pepco’s smart meters

Published on the Washington Business Journal by Michael Neibauer on Friday, September 7, 2012 The D.C. Public Service Commission will investigate the health effects of Pepco’s “smart meters,” a probe that may result in an opt-out provision for customers who fear the digital technology could be hazardous. The PSC decision, detailed in an order released […]

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PEPCO CEO gets a fat raise

Washington Post: Pepco CEO got fat raise just before big fine

Online at the Washington Post Local by columnist Robert McCartney published January 4, 2012.  Read the full article at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/pepco-ceo-got-fat-raise-just-before-big-fine/2012/01/04/gIQAtupLbP_story.html In addition to covering the staggering pay raise amidst harsh criticism of the utility company, this article praises consumers who have come together to hold the company accountable: “Pepco had made deliberate choices to allow its system to degrade,” […]

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Report: Pepco didn’t pay taxes between 2008 and 2010

Read the WTOP article online at: http://www.wtop.com/?nid=41&sid=2619309 which was also reported on the Washington Business Journal WASHINGTON — Pepco tops a list of 30 major companies paying no income taxes from 2008 to 2010. According to a report from Citizens for Tax Justice and the Institute on Taxation, the utility company had the lowest effective tax rate in the […]

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