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Comcast-TW Cable Merger Debated at California Hearing

The proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger came before a public forum in Los Angeles on Tuesday, as dozens of activists and community leaders offered their owns support or opposition to the combination of two of the country’s largest cable and Internet providers. 646 more words


Michael Peevey's crimes included Edison's San Onofre deal

Notes of a March 2013 secret meeting at a luxury hotel in Warsaw show that a $4.7 billion deal to divide shutdown costs for the failed San Onofre nuclear plant was largely in place a year before any provisions were made known to the public. 128 more words

Sacramento Update

State Plan For Meeting EPA Carbon Pollution Under Scrutiny

DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado’s plan for meeting new EPA rules for carbon pollution is already under scrutiny and it’s not even written yet.

The proposed EPA rules require a 30 percent reduction in carbon pollution by 2030. 184 more words


State gives tribe more time on Keystone XL

SOUTH DAKOTA – The state Public Utilities Commission granted two short extensions of deadlines to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe in the permit certification process for the Keystone XL pipeline project Tuesday. 88 more words


$10 Million To Upgrade San Bruno Pipeline Diverted While PG&E Execs Got Bonuses Before Deadly Explosion Says PUC Chief

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — In what sounded like damning testimony to state senators, the new head of the California Public Utilities Commission said Pacific Gas & Electric took millions from ratepayers earmarked for San Bruno pipeline upgrades and diverted it to boost profits and give bonuses┬áto top executives, according to the Los Angeles Times. 353 more words


Ride Service Drivers Hit With $13,310 Fine For Picking Up Street Hails In Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – The Public Utilities Commission has told 10 limousine drivers they could be fined $13,000 each for picking up riders off Denver streets following a CBS4 investigation into ride services operating illegally. 276 more words