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California lawmakers propose stripping power from CPUC

From KQED By Marisa Lagos February 3, 2016 A trio of lawmakers proposed the most far-reaching reform of the embattled California Public Utilities Commission to date, rolling out legislation Wednesday that would ask voters to strip the agency’s constitutional authority and … Continue reading

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More email revelations: JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, BoA, and UBS oppose CPUC reform, want continued “supportive” agency

Reform of utility regulatory agencies is presently impossible. Public outcry is essential, and by and large, the public doesn’t care. Secondly, regulatory commissions in the United States are industry-facing, together with their parent organization the National Association of Regulatory Utility … Continue reading

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Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes 50 CPUC reforms approved by the California legislature

“Californians pay for the broken culture of the CPUC every day – from higher utility bills to the devastation of safety failures,” said Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood, who authored three of the bills. “My proposals, along with those of my Senate … Continue reading

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Project Censored Radio interview with Smart Meter experts

Project Censored Radio, April 17, 2015: https://kpfa.org/episode/project-censored-april-17-2015/ Join hosts Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips as they discuss Smart Meters, Mass Surveillance, and Public Health Concerns. They’ll look at some of the controversies surrounding Smart Meters, including those revealed in emails … Continue reading

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CPUC uproar continues as emails surface; PUC attorney fired who wanted PG&E records released

On July 29, PG&E was charged with lying to federal regulators. On the previous Friday, the CPUC released emails between PG&E executives and PUC officials. On July 28, the city of San Bruno held a press conference in front of … Continue reading

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Sebastopol City Council bans Smart Meter installations

Yesterday morning, at a specially scheduled meeting, the Sebastopol City Council voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance banning Smart Meter deployment in the city and impose a $500 fine for violations. Sebastopol became the 15th California government to adopt an … Continue reading

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