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Sat Jan 29 2011 (Updated 01/30/11)
Former Wellington Energy Employee Warns of "Another San Bruno"
Stop Smart Meters: Exclusive Interview with the Wellington Energy Whistleblower
Wellington Energy is the company that is installing PG&E’s new wireless ‘smart’ meters in California. A former Wellington Energy employee contacted the Scotts Valley Neighbors Against Smart Meters about his experience installing smart meters from June through September in 2010.

The 'Wellington Whistleblower' warns, "I believe- based on what I observed- that there is a chance that due to inadequate training some meters were not installed properly. I do feel that Scotts Valley, Boulder Creek, Ben Lomond, Corralitos, to name a few should be informed enough to prepare for what could realistically turn into another San Bruno."

Read the full interview with the 'Wellington Whistleblower' | previous coverage: 'Smart' Meter Protests Spread as PG&E Officials Implicated in Spy Scandal | Protests Halt PG&E's 'Smart' Meters for 3rd Day in a Row | Stop Smart Meters!
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