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SEPTEMBER 18TH – TWO CAUSES THAT MERIT YOUR MOST URGENT SUPPORT!  Readers of this blog are aware of the harms that can be caused, both by smart meters and by the coming onslaught of 5G cell towers. We have meter choice legislation, Michigan House Bill 4220 before the House Energy Committee and must get the facts out to a much greater population if we are to finally get this passed in this legislative session. The most effective way to get the word out is with our 1 minute radio ad that is already playing on many Michigan radio stations. But funds are needed to continue this very effective program.  Click HERE to donate!

Meanwhile telecom companies are trying to get two bills passed, Senate Bill 637 and Senate Bill 894, which would fast track a massive installation of new 5th Generation cell towers and strip local governments and property owners of any say over the location of these towers. These bills have already passed the Michigan Senate and are to be heard before the House Energy Committee on October 4th. Many of us are working very hard to bring in experts who will back us up on the harm these new towers will cause. But money is needed to fly these experts in. Without funds we won’t be able to match the experts the telecom industry will produce.  Click HERE to donate!

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MARCH 22ND – WE HAVE JUST BEGUN TO FIGHT!
Setback for Tom Mitchell’s Case. Judge’s Decision Is In. Tom had submitted a formal appeal concerning DTE Electric’s threat to terminate his electric service over his smart meter refusal. His refusal was based on medical evidence that, because of a pre-existing heart condition, the installation of a smart meter could trigger a heart attack. We now have a “Proposal for Decision” by the administrative judge that will pose new challenges for us going forward.  More
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DECEMBER 21ST – SENATOR COLBECK CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON ELECTRIC SHUTOFFS. WELCOMES MPSC INVESTIGATION. State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, said on Thursday that he welcomed the announcement of a formal investigation into the electric shut-off practices of DTE and called for a moratorium on such practices until the investigation was completed. 

“In October our office began to see a big increase in the number of constituents contacting us and complaining about inappropriate shut-off notices and other problems that we reported to the MPSC,” Sen. Colbeck said.  MORE


OCTOBER 20TH – SENATOR COLBECK STRONGLY CONDEMNS SMART METER SHUTOFFS IN NEWSLETTER TO HIS CONSTITUENTS. 

“The MPSC says citizens have a choice. But choosing between having electricity or not having electricity, as hundreds of people in the 7th District and across the state are finding out, is no real choice at all. It is coercion.”  More  ————————————————————————————-
OCTOBER 14TH – A CRITIQUE OF ‘InPower’ EPISODE ONE by Warren Woodward.  Josh is a good filmmaker. Take Back Your Power was a great, fact-based tool for awakening people. But this one — and I will back this up with specifics — is propaganda. I would love for the theory it espouses to work, but I don’t think it will or has.  More
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OCTOBER 5TH – ARIZONA MAN WINS SMART METER FIGHT AT THE COURT OF APPEALS A unanimous Court of Appeals decision  is going to give Warren Woodward his chance to prove state utility regulators illegally withheld information about a study of the health effects of “smart” meters. Details here.


We are calling on all of you who have issues with smart meters – whether it be for privacy violations, health violations or reckless disregard for our safety from lightning, fires and hackers – to join our NEW PETITION TO MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL SCHUETTE. —————————————————————————————
AUGUST 8TH – The Emperor’s Clothes Comes to Smart Meter Resistance  Movie Producer Offers False Hope to Thousands
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JULY 20TH – How to file a smart meter RF discrimination complaint under the Americans with Disabilities Act. More
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JULY 17TH – UNDERSTANDING THE TWO METER CHOICE BILLS BEFORE THE MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE.  More
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JULY 10TH – New 5G Cell Towers and Smart Meters to Increase Microwave Radiation – Invade Privacy

When the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) approved the use of 5-G microwave communication technology in 2016 and approved the use of microwave frequencies in the 30 Ghz range, they opened the door to even higher levels of human illness and severe disability for American children and adults. More —————————————————————————————–

Mr. Burrell’s newsletter, Electric Sense, has many articles that will be of interest to our readers:

Nine Tips to Cut Down on Exposure  to Computer Radiation: More

Cordless Phones Even More Dangerous than Cell Phones: If you thought you could solve the problem of cell phone radiation by switching back to your landline phone and your landline is a cordless phone, think again.  More
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MAY 24TH – THE STENMAN SMART METER CASE. Analysis of the Opinion & Order of the Michigan Court of Appeals. This case illustrates the difficulties of fighting a utility in court over smart meters, particularly when there is perceived to be judicial bias in our courts in favor of large corporations. It is presented at this time in view of the recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear this case and to underscore the necessity for our present efforts to secure legislation to protect utility customers.  MORE
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MARCH 7TH – ANOTHER GREAT TURNOUT FOR MICHIGAN SMART METER HEARING! We again packed the hearing room and much of the overflow room for continuation of Michigan House Energy Committee hearing on House Bill 4220 to guarantee utility customers meter choice. Pictured above are Dennis McKee and Lisa DeLacy of Consumers Energy taking some hardball questions from the committee.  Video of this hearing here.
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“Privacy is the right to the self. Privacy is what
gives you the ability to share with the world who
you are, on your own terms. For them to understand
what you’re trying to be. And to protect for yourself
the parts of you you’re not sure about, that you’re
still experimenting with. If we don’t have privacy,
what we’re losing is the ability to make mistakes.
We’re losing the ability to be ourselves.”

Edward Snowden
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DECEMBER 2ND, 2014

HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
HEARING ON SMART METERS

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VISIT OUR EXCELLENT COMPETITOR’S WEBSITE AND SIGNUP FOR THEIR NEWSLETTER TOO!

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VIDEOS OF THE 2013 OPT-OUT MEETINGS

Dirty Power v Clean PowerPresentations by Michigan Stop Smart Meters
on the DTE Opt-Out Plan Approved

by Public Service Commission on May 15th, 2013


June 2nd meeting in Plymouth        June 18th meeting in Rochester
For those who missed these meetings, videos of them can be streamed from Smart Meter Education Network.
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MUSKEGON TALK RADIO & MEETING VIDEOS – April 19th, 2013:
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MAINE SMART METER SUPREME COURT HEARING – March 29th – Video of this landmark case now available for first time!  Click here for story and video!

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PROTECT YOURSELF FROM DIGITAL METERS” by Jerry Day.
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An excellent 7 minute video that puts this worldwide phenomenon in perspective!  Click here.
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