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January 30, 2014 at 6:02 AM

Utilities rate increases: Add more tiers to pay structure

There is a solution to utilities rate increases: The more you use, the more you pay [“City Light bills may grow 1.5%; Sawant: big business should pay," Local News, Jan. 22]. Right now, Seattle City Light has a three-tier rate structure. By going to a 12-tier rate structure, it would encourage the “energy-wasteful rich”…


0 Comments | More in City Council, Kshama Sawant | Topics: Martin Nix, seattle city light

July 27, 2013 at 6:54 AM

Seattle City Light’s smart-grid technology

Serious health concerns As a parent, health professional, and concerned Seattle resident, I am deeply concerned about Seattle City Light’s planned rollout of so-called “smart grid technology.” Highly touted as green energy, in 2011, the World Health Organization classified wireless radiation as a potential carcinogen. Although leading environmental groups are saying smart meters are safe, their…


0 Comments | More in Environment, Seattle | Topics: public hearing, radiation, seattle city light