Smart meters are being installed in place of the old analog "wheel" meters in the region by Pacific Power. But not without a fight, in some cases.
There's a particularly sharp reaction to the meters and their wireless communication features, plus concerns about possible incendiary properties.
We sought out a medical expert who knows something about Wi-Fi and whether it has carcinogenic properties. Dr. Steven Seung is a radiation oncologist with Providence Cancer Institute in Portland.
He visits to answer our questions about whether Wi-Fi--from meters or our own devices--should be a cause for concern.