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textDavis paying double for Power Grid by bailout watch
Gov Davis is not acting like a smart buyer by offering such a windfall price for the grid. Cutting a deal feels great, until you have to live with the deal....
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2001 10:59PM
textA20. Quebec 420 = prison industrial complex. 3rd Summit of the Americas by prison wire
"plan on erecting a 2.4 mile long metal fence, similar to those found around prisons, in the streets of the provincial capital sometime in early spring. The perimeter will cover approximately 4 square miles of the downtown core. Moreover, all citizens who reside or work in the security perimeter -- nearly 25,000 people -- are currently being given a security pass to enter the area, ... The original police plan to run criminal record checks on all Quebec residents receiving a pass"...
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2001 1:46AM
textSen. Perata on energy conservation rebates by don perata
legislation to return $1 billion in state surplus revenues to consumers for conserving energy...
Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2001 9:17AM
textEnergy Crisis News by xx
Today's news re polluting power plants, greedy energy corporations, drilling in the Arctic, etc....
Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2001 7:09PM
textSanta Rosa Energy 'Crisis' Teach-In, March 1st! by Energy and Society Group, New College of Cali
Energy Teach-In and Community Forum on PG&E, California History, Global Energy Picture, MUDs, and Renewables...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2001 11:00AM
textFTAA Action in SF: Start kicking! by anonymous
Protests against the FTAA and globalization are getting started in anticipation of massive resistance planned in Quebec City for April....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2001 5:23PM
textContra FTAA, Solidaridad con Zapatistas a Feb. 23 by la anarchist muchas gustos
protest this friday against the FTAA and in solidarity with the Zapatistas...
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2001 8:49AM
textPublic Hearing (2/23) regarding a 51-megawatt "peaker power plant" at SFO. by Dan Mattson
I've researching our power situation today and ran across this press release from the California Energy Commission. Basically this says a new power plant is being proposed for SF airport, owned by El Paso Merchant Energy. This looks like an alternative to the plant that was going to float on the bay that no one wanted. Looks like there trying to slip this in. A Energy Commission vote is scheduled for Mar. 7. A public hearing is 2/23 at 10 am at the Holiday Inn in South San Francisco....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2001 4:32PM
textWashington State House Petition Promotes Energy Industry Lies by Rick Giombetti
The Washington State House of Representatives produces a petition to the federal government concerning power export to California that might as well have been written by the energy industry....
Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2001 9:40PM
textEnergy Reregulation: Letter To DeFazio by Rick Giombetti
A Seattle resident's letter to Oregon U.S. Represenative Peter DeFazio on his lesislation to reregulate the energy industry....
Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2001 9:58AM
text2/24 Public Power Rally, revised info by chalice
the march will make a stop at the 21st Street PG&E Payment Station to say, "No to Rate Hikes!" Then on to Dolores Park for music, dance, food, and a celebration...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2001 9:21AM
textBailout $ could have bought power plants by RR
For the $2 billion spent since mid-January, we could have bought all the plants that the utilities sold to private companies that are now gouging us....
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2001 8:18PM
textDeregulation Price Tag: $40 billion by RR
Deregulation Price Tag: $40 billion. Here¹s a partial, estimated itemization of what this colossal mistake has cost ratepayers so far:...
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2001 8:15PM
textEnergy Execs Call Re-Regulation Marxist by Dow Jones
Executive officers of leading energy companies fear "discrimination" in favor of consumers, "setting a bad precedent" for deregulation elsewhere. Plus a healthy bit of Red-baiting....
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2001 1:35PM
textBailout Watch newsletter by consumerwatchdog
Subscribe to the BAILOUT WATCH daily newsletter...
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2001 9:17PM
textLorenzo Komboa Ervin Denied Entry to Canada by Lorenzo Komboa Ervin
A letter to Canadian friends...
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2001 2:33AM
textPublic Power meeting 2/19 by TC
Teach-in report, plus: Next general Campaign for Public Power meeting: Monday, Feb. 19 at 7pm at City Blend Cafe on 16th Street between Valencia and Mission...
Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2001 6:25PM
text2/14, Globalization Advocacy Training, in SF, Free by GX
Shaping the Policies of Globalization: Legislative Training. Feb. 14, New College SF, 6:30 pm...
Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2001 10:30AM
textCA energy crisis from Texas by dk
California energy crisis manufactured in Texas. Where is the Special Prosecutor who will investigate Bush's ties to the Oilies?...
Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2001 12:04AM
text2/14 Citizen's Power Campaign by bgwem
Come to a press conference Wednesday, February 14, 2001 at Noon on the West Steps of the Capitol in Sacramento...
Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2001 11:55PM