An Open Letter to Florida Power and Light CEO James L. Robo.

The letter below was sent to Florida Power and Light Chairman/CEO James L. Robo in March 2014 upon reviewing FPL’s policy to “opt out” of Smart Meter technology for an “enrollment fee” and subsequent monthly payments. Such payments amount to mob-style extortion that utility customers are forced to pay, simply to remain free from potential harassment or … Continue reading An Open Letter to Florida Power and Light CEO James L. Robo.

Glioblastoma in 34982, 34983 and 34952 Zip Codes.

In February 2019 The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) released a "St. Lucie County Cancer Assessment." FDOH's cancer assessment was undertaken to address community concerns, initially comprised of a local glioblastoma support group.  While questioning the number of glioblastoma cases reported to be occurring, concerned citizens specifically questioned if there were higher rates of glioblastoma among … Continue reading Glioblastoma in 34982, 34983 and 34952 Zip Codes.

United Against Poverty, Indian River County, FL is Not a Food Pantry.

The reason United Against Poverty (UP) is not a food pantry is because it challenges the system that creates hunger in the first place.  It serves those in poverty by providing an array of interconnected services in crisis care, case management, transformative education, food and household subsidy, employment training and placement, personal empowerment training and … Continue reading United Against Poverty, Indian River County, FL is Not a Food Pantry.

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN AN FP&L SMART METER?

Contributed by Phyllis Frey, Vero Beach, FL* Before you answer, bear in mind that smart meters do not actually raise your I.Q. However, if you are willing to relinquish your privacy in order to "feel" smarter, then the smart meter is for you. At a time when cyber security is of utmost importance, this surveillance device … Continue reading ARE YOU SMARTER THAN AN FP&L SMART METER?

Electromagnetic Radiation Safety: 2018 Year in Review

5G Permits Granted in Indian River County, FL. From the office of Community Development: 12/10/18 Adam Heltemes who manages IRC county right-of-way issues reported the following: *Mobilite LTE has been granted 2 permits for 5G deployment *Verizon has 2 pending applications   Published December 30, 2018 (Updated Dec 31) / Joel M. Moskowitz, Ph.D. Director Center … Continue reading Electromagnetic Radiation Safety: 2018 Year in Review

You Most Likely Have Microbeads in Your Tap Water.

Microbeads are man-made solid plastic particles cosmetic companies put in their products for exfoliating power.  But once you wash your face, these microbeads go down the drain straight into waterways and waste water treatment plants. They are so small - about a millimeter in diameter –that they are hard to detect except with a microscope. … Continue reading You Most Likely Have Microbeads in Your Tap Water.

Indian River County, FL Hospital District Trustees Don’t Know How/Where the Indigent People Live.

In the August 9, 2018 edition of Vero Beach 32963, Michelle Genz wrote an article which was entitled “Hospital District grapples with indigent care”.  The entire article was devoted to the District or potential Cleveland Clinic reimbursement for Indian River County indigent care. Except this: In her article, she wrote that “Julianne Price, head of … Continue reading Indian River County, FL Hospital District Trustees Don’t Know How/Where the Indigent People Live.