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'Regime Change' in California?

Is the CPUC beyond reform? Three state legislators don’t think so. by James Heddle and Mary Beth Brangan [cross-posted on PlanetarianPerspectives.net] The Iron Law of PUC Corruption In 2006 Werner Troesken published a paper in the National Bureau of Economic … Continue reading

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Everything You Wanted to Know About a CPUC Cover-Up

Editor’s Note: This chart above and text below are from attorneys Mike Aguirre and Mia Severson, who’re representing low income ratepayers against Southern CA Edison’s plan to demand $5 Billion from their customers for their stupid mistakes with San Onofre … Continue reading

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Peevey's (ex parte) Party Protested – "The CPUC is now a rogue agency."

“The CPUC is now a rogue agency. All the checks and balances that existed at the CPUC have been corrupted. Peevey led that corruption.” Loretta Lynch, former CPUC Commission President Protestors Denounce Swanky Hanky Panky in SF On February 12, … Continue reading

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Departing CPUC President’s Toxic ‘Smart Meter’ Legacy

Technocratic Tyranny and Corruption Trump Democratic Choice His supporters say he’s right up there with Muhammad Ali & the Pope. Victims of his ‘smart meter’ opt-out decision want him in jail. By James Heddle EON – The Ecological Options Network … Continue reading

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Taking back our power!

The CPUC’s Flawed ‘Smart Meter’ Ruling will not stop the Drive for Community Wide, No Cost Opt-Outs. By Mary Beth Brangan [ A shorter version of this article appears in the Pt. Reyes Light here. ] Public Resistance to Wireless … Continue reading

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Let’s tell the CPUC: “ It’s not ‘smart’ to defy the will of the people.”

By James Heddle Not Listening Four years of informed, angry, pleading public testimony on a virtually bi-weekly basis telling them of the personal health, public safety, privacy violation and national cyber- and energy-security threats posed by the forced saturation deployment … Continue reading

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What do we want? WISE GRID! When do we want it? NOW!

What we want: • Informed democratic choice, not top-down, technocratic dictates • Individual no-cost opt-out • Building-wide no-cost opt-out • Community-wide, no-cost opt-out • Cancelation and roll-back of the SM roll-out and the whole ‘smart grid’ scheme/scam • Investment in … Continue reading

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Will the CPUC OK a Smart Meter Opt-Out 'Protection Racket?'

Pay Up or We’ll Break Your Kneecaps! Disproving the old adage that ‘two heads are better than one,’ neither of the CPUC’s ‘smart meter’ opt-out Proposed Decisions by Administrative Law Judge Amy Yip-Kikugawa and out-going President Michael Peevey deal with … Continue reading

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Ding Dong, Peevey's Gone – Who Will Replace Him?

[ Portions of this blog appear as “Who will replace Michael Peevey on the CPUC?” on the SF Gate Opinion Page. ] A Call for Reform EON’s Co-Director had this to say to the Commissioners during the public comments of … Continue reading

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EON Nuclear News Update – July 14 -Post Carbon Radio

James Heddle, Umi Hagitani and Harvey Wasserman on KWMR’s Post Carbon Radio Hosted by Bing Gong Context – Information is Empowerment – we need to know about these things in order to engage and do something about them. They form … Continue reading

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