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Calif. Consumers May Get Rebate From Energy Crisis of 2000

February 20, 2013 | 10:40 am

Calif. Consumers May Get Rebate From Energy Crisis of 2000

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by Don Thompson, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California electricity consumers could see $1.6 billion in refunds from energy wholesalers that profited from the state’s energy crisis more than a dozen years ago, if an administrative law judge’s recommendation holds up under review, regulators said Tuesday. The California Public Utilities Commission praised the judge’s […]

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April 5, 2011 | 9:45 am

Video: Muni Train Runs With Door Open (With Guest Appearance by Supervisor Scott Wiener)

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On the one hand, an open door on an in-motion Muni car would seem to represent a major safety hazard; on the other, maybe an open-door policy would improve on-time performance, as passengers just tumble off at their destination. The following incident occurred on an L-train outbound, according to Alex Merenkov, who recorded and posted […]

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Interview: CPUC Executive Director Slams PG&E Documentation Filing, Calling it “Amazing”

March 17, 2011 | 1:14 pm

Interview: CPUC Executive Director Slams PG&E Documentation Filing, Calling it “Amazing”

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On Tuesday, PG&E made a filing with the California Public Utilities Commission that was supposed to provide documentation justifying pressure levels on untested segments of its gas pipeline. The order stemmed from the NTSB’s discovery that the company’s documentation related to the exploded section of pipe in San Bruno incorrectly showed the pipe as seamless, […]

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