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CPUC rejects North-South pipeline

$621 million natural gas project would have covered 65 miles In a 5-0 vote, the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday rejected a proposed, $621.3 million natural gas pipeline pushed

Activists Make Progress on Affordable Phone Service

CPUC Expands, Protects Phone Services for Low-Income Californians After hearing from low-income tenants and their advocates, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has unanimously voted to maintain and expand basic

PG&E Refuses To Give Up On Unneeded Power Plant

State utilities commission gives OK to Oakley power plant The state’s Public Utilities Commission approved Pacific Gas & Electric’s resubmitted application for a natural gas-fired power plant project in East

PG&E Solar Rip-Off Defeated By TURN

No customer benefits in PG&E’s self-serving proposal Customers can always trust PG&E to come up with unique, new ways to raise rates, ways that don’t improve either safety or service,

CPUC President Appoints Self in San Bruno Probe

Michael Peevey appoints himself to head the San Bruno investigation. The head of the state Public Utilities Commission—faulted by critics for its lax safety oversight during his tenure—has put himself

PUC President to Oversee Possible Fines of PG&E

The decision of California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey to personally oversee a key inquiry into possible fines against PG&E for the 2010 San Bruno pipeline disaster was denounced