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Opponents tie cancer to SmartMeters, Wi-Fi, cell phones - Mendocino Beacon

There are 3 comments on the Mendocino Beacon story from Jun 16, 2011, titled Opponents tie cancer to SmartMeters, Wi-Fi, cell phones - Mendocino Beacon. In it, Mendocino Beacon reports that:

Despite a recent World Health Organization reclassification of cell phone radiation as possibly carcinogenic, a Thursday meeting at the Lodge at The Woods in Little River on how to avoid "dirty electricity" drew only six people last Thursday night.

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Los Alamos, NM

#1 Jun 18, 2011
Smart meters won't save a nickel until peak/off peak pricing is put in place, and that won't be popular to say the least.

Stetzer filters often cause problems: they increase the low frequency magnetic field and only reduce "differential mode" noise, leaving "common mode" unchanged.

Halogen lights are not intrinsically bad, it's the low-voltage ones because of the switch mode transformer usually used to power them.

Copper screens can work better but unless you're doing a professional-type shielding job you probably will get just as good results using regular aluminum insect screen (which is much cheaper and available at most hardware stores). If the walls are not stucco or have aluminum siding you can shield those with aluminum foil or carbon paint.

Loyalton, CA

#2 Jun 20, 2011
There has been peak/off peak electric pricing here for nearly two decades. PG&E calls it Time Of Use or TOU pricing. I've had a smart TOU meter for 19 years, and have saved a lot of money because of it.

United States

#3 Jun 28, 2011
edison Electric installed them everywhere in SoCal.

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