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Cities Challenge to IOUs’ Illicit Use of Carbon Credits Hits Roadblock

Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison face lawsuits from groups of cities alleging they diverted hundreds of millions of dollars of greenhouse gas credits to illegally lower the amount of municipal utility tax revenue owed. San Diego Gas & Electric could be next. But the suits, filed by more than 50 cities, […]

November 10, 2021|

Replacement of Dirty Oakland Peaker Delayed

The plan to swap out the polluting Oakland Energy Center with battery storage this coming January has been delayed because of interconnection issues. It is a serious problem that is not limited to this plan to replace polluting energy with cleaner alternatives. Last week, California Public Utilities Commission member Martha Guzman Aceves pointed to […]

November 2, 2021|

Oil Executives Face House Oversight Committee

House democrats brought the CEOs of four major oil companies before the Committee on Oversight and Reform Thursday for a grilling that several lawmakers openly hoped would have the historic significance of the 1994 hearing where cigarette executives denied that tobacco was addictive.

But the hearing lacked that kind of revelatory moment.

Those who track climate […]

October 28, 2021|
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