February 12, 2013
Several Pepco customers say they’re experiencing irregular heartbeats, headaches, and dizziness after wireless smart meters were installed at their homes.
Smart Meters communicate with utility companies using wireless technology, which means they emit the same kind of radiation as cell phones.
“Ever since this smart meter was installed, I’ve been dizzy and my heart’s been beating fast,” said Hepsie Bohman, a Pepco customer who lives in Potomac. “I even went to my doctor and I was informed that I now have an irregular heart rate.”
Bohman’s next-door neighbor, Laura Simon, says she too has experienced similar symptoms after her old, analog meter was replaced with a smart meter.
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