By Miriam Raftery
Photo: Supervisor Dianne Jacob, speaking against Powerlink at a 2010 rally
Update: SDG&E, the Alpine Union High School District, and the Alpine Community Planning Group have responded to community concerns. The County Board of Education has measured levels at the Alpine Elementary School and found them within EPA recommended levels. SDG&E has offered to meet with any concerned residents or business owners and take measurements. We have also provided additional a broader range of studies on possible health issue. See our new article here with the latest details: http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/alpine-powerlink-concerns-spark-responses
February 17, 2016 (Alpine) – Today, Supervisor Dianne Jacob sent a letter to California Public Utilities Commission chairman Michael Picker requesting an immediate investigation and independent review of high electric magnetic field (EMF) levels in Alpine. Copies of Jacob’s letter were sent to Governor Jerry Brown, Attorney General Kamala Harris and all CPUC commissioners.