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Pacific Power dispels worries of smart meters' effects on health

Yesterday we brought you a story about pacific power installing smart meters in Oregon homes.

Today, we talked to the regional business manager about concerns some people have about the health effects of those meters, specifically, radio frequencies. 28 more words


Oregon county bans Smart Meter opt-out fees; state utility commission takes legal action

From KDRV.com

Josephine County Commissioners adopt Smart Meter ordinance

By Emma Balkenbush
October 31, 2018

VIDEO at link below

The Josephine County Utility Regulation Ordinance is meant to stop public utility companies like Pacific Power from charging a monthly fee to those who want to opt out of smart meters. 903 more words

Leaky Dam Repairs Will Temporarily Lower Bend, Oregon's Mirror Pond

Pacific Power says refacing the century-old dam in steel will create a mud flat around Bend’s central pond for two weeks.

Crews are set to begin repairs on a leaky dam in Bend, Oregon, this week. 53 more words

Pacific Power will refund "opt out" fees

Pacific Power customers have won a bit of relief amid the installation of smart meters in Oregon.

Customers who “opted out” of the smart meter program by Aug. 32 more words


Pacific Power drops one smart meter opt-out fee

Pacific Power has dropped a $137 opt-out fee for Oregonians who don’t want a smart meter installed at their residence, a company representative said Wednesday. 71 more words

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Smart meter fears persist

Despite assurances and a paucity of serious blazes reported, the potential for a smart electrical meter to catch fire worries Gold Hill resident Marty Becker. 45 more words

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