2015-09-04 A new call for the precautionary principle and for research on EHS

 

  • Some had trouble with the link to the CHEK news article about the fire in Langford in last night’s update. Try this if you did:

http://www.cheknews.ca/fire-sooke-lake-road-10519/

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

From: Sarra Selatnia <sselatnia.artac@gmail.com>

Objet: 2015 International Scientific Declaration on EHS and MCS / Déclaration Scientifique Internationale sur l’EHS et le MCS 2015

Date: Sept 4 2015

 

Following the fifth Paris Appeal congress, which took place on the 18th of May, 2015 and focused on environmental hypersensitivities, the attending European, American and Canadian scientists unanimously decided to create a working group and to write a Common International Declaration to request an official recognition of these new diseases and of their sanitary consequences worldwide.

The declaration calls upon national and international bodies and institutions and particularly the WHO, for taking urgently their responsibility for recognizing electrohypersensitivity and multiple chemical sensitivity as real diseases, including them in the International Classification of Diseases.

This International Declaration also asks national and international institutions to adopt simple precautionary measures of prevention, to inform populations and requires the appointment of real independent expert groups to evaluate these sanitary risks in total scientific objectivity, which is not the case today.

For the Scientific Committee of the Paris Appeal Fifth Congress:

Pr. David Carpenter, MD (USA)
Pr. Lennart Hardell, MD, PhD (Sweden)
Pr. Dominique Belpomme, MD, MS (France

Sarra Selatnia
Chargée de Projet
Recherche & Communication

http://www.isde.it/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/2015-Bruxelles-International-Scientific-Declaration-on-Electromagnetic-Hypersensitivity-and-Multiple-Chemical-Sensitivity.pdf

 

 

  • Seattle is getting some homes that are safer for those with EHS and those wishing to reduce RF exposure. I wonder if the walls are shielded because no doubt there will be transmitters nearby. A good start.

http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2015/03/community-post-seattles-first-emf-reduced-homes-debut-in-the-central-district/comment-page-1/#comment-205567

 

  • Update on US Navy’s plans to hold RF wargames over the Olympic Peninsula (and potentially southern BC and our waters).

STOP has learned that a draft decision regarding approval of the Navy’s permit application for locating electromagnetic radiation equipment in the Olympic National Forest is expected to be released in early October, followed by a 45-day objection period for previous commenters (3300-5000), who will have “standing” to comment again.

The Forest Service’s regional office will hold “Objection Meetings,” but no time or place has yet been determined.

An additional 45 days will be allowed for responses to the new series of comments. This process can be extended for up to 30 additional days. 

The draft decision document will include an attachment with responses to the themes of the submitted comments.

The decision will be released via SOPA (Schedule of Proposed Actions) update blast email to all original commenters posted on the PNEWR (Pacific Northwest Electronic Warfare Range) website, press release, and interviews.

Expect the final decision in January or February, 2016.

More information can be found at:  http://savetheolympicpeninsula.org/

 

  • Not smeters. Related to privacy, especially for children using the internet:

“Too many developers are collecting particularly sensitive personal information such as photos, videos and the location of children, and often allowing it to be posted publicly, when there are clearly ways to avoid it,” said Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien in a statement.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/most-kids-apps-websites-collect-and-share-personal-information-1.3214213

 

  • One of our members has sent in more warnings about Microsoft 10, saying that all Windows systems since 1999 have been spying and had access to our data.

Below are some links as to what Microsoft has been doing.  Most users do not realize that all Windows systems since 1999 have been “back doored” by the NSA with the cooperation of Microsoft.  Edward Snowden has confirmed this, yet Microsoft publicly denies this.  The problem is that Microsoft code is proprietary, not open source, so cannot be readily examined.  Since the majority of MS windows users do not even bother to read the EULA before clicking to accept it, they have no idea of the data being harvested from their computer. Windows 10 does allow one to reset the default settings and uninstall some updates, but Microsoft can reset them without the user’s knowledge (i.e. by vague wording on updates about improving the customer experience or improving the operation of the computer, etc.).  There is a lot of information available about how to remove certain updates and settings, but that is no guarantee that telemetry is totally disabled.  The only safe solution is to stop using MS Windows.

Here are a couple of links:

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/08/microsoft-accused-of-adding-spy-features-to-windows-7-8/

http://thehackernews.com/2015/08/windows-spying-on-you.html

  • The misrepresentations in Len Garis’s report and the misinformation of BC Hydro are being used elsewhere. I bet that Oklahoma has a contract with ITRON, which likely provided this biased information.

http://newsok.com/article/5444095

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Letters:

 

From: X

To: bill.bennett.mla@leg.bc.ca ;
Adrian Dix ;
Premiere ;
bchydroregulatorygroup@bchydro.com ; smartmeters@bchydro.com

Cc: Complaints BCUC:EX ; John Horgan MLA ; patrick.wruck@bcuc.com ; John Horgan, BC NDP

Sent: Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Subject: I have questions and I’m looking for answers…

Good morning!

When is the next election?

Please read this through because I have questions and am looking for anyone with enough experience and knowledge to reply to this email and address every one of my questions:

#1- Why is it that BC Hydro has and continues to blame the customer for allowing a defective meter base to remain on a home, especially when there never were any issues with that meter base prior to the switch to a BC Hydro smart meter?

#2- Why has BC Hydro been allowed to knowingly install smart meters on faulty bases?

#3- Why during the roll out did Hydro not replace the customer’s base that was built AND designed for the analog meters and NOT smart meters?

#4- When BC Hydro hired Corix and began installing their radio frequency wireless smart meters a few years ago, they told every single tax paying customer that having a smart meter would eliminate the need for homeowners to contact BC Hydro in the event of a power outage in their area.

#5- Well, this past weekend (August 29 and 30th, 2015), a huge storm passed through B.C. and today

MY question regarding the MANY power outages in our province, why did BC Hydro have to put out a press

release asking and therefore relying on homeowners to call them (BC Hydro) if their power was out?

#6- Why is it suddenly the responsibility of the BC people who own BC Hydro to call BC Hydro in if their power goes out?

#7- WHY is BC Hydro monitoring Facebook to see when outages have occurred when 2 BILLION of our dollars was squandered away on some ” smart” meter program?

#8- Could somebody please remind me again of the benefits of the huge flop that IS the BC Hydro supplied Itron smart meter program?

I await your reply and I await the answers to every one of my questions.

Kindest regards,

X

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A member responds  to this email many of us received:  http://email.bchydro.com/v/443/535db12328149da8f50f72bc44ca2680ae0b2f2cafd4d396

 Sent: September 4, 2015
To: notifications@bchydro.com
Cc: Sharon Noble
Subject: Re: Message from our President & CEO, Jessica McDonald

Hi Ms. McDonald,

I just want to say that as an Analog Meter owner, I was still quite satisfied with the response time from BC Hydro to restore my power, which was only off for an hour or two.

On the other hand, I was quite frustrated with my latest Hydro bill which said that my payment from the previous bill (July I believe) of $134 and change was past due. After another frustrating experience of trying to get through on the phone to speak to anyone, the agent found that in fact I had paid my bill (which I can prove) but that I just owe another $2.00, payable by Sept. 15 for my current bill. Your verification of this would be appreciated because I have no confidence in BC Hydro’s billing dept., especially since the extra and oppressive $32.40 extra monthly charge to retain my Analog Meter came into effect.

Yours truly,

XX

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Newsletter prepared by Sharon Noble

“In science, replicable data is gospel.”  Lloyd Morgan