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ArticlesCalifornia regulator seeks $1.6 billion penalty for deadly PG&E blast
March 13, 2015 | Reuters | Rory Carroll
California’s chief utility regulator on Friday urged a record $1.6 billion penalty against Pacific Gas & Electric stemming from its deadly 2010 San Bruno natural gas pipeline rupture and fire near San Francisco, a $200 million increase over an earlier proposal.
February 12, 2015 | The City Project Blog | Robert García and Ariel Collins
Climate is a civil rights issue as well as a health, economic, and environmental issue. A successful climate movement will address the rights of communities of color and low income communities directly. Recent polls show that Latinos are far more likely to view climate change as extremely or very important to them personally.
a closer look
V. John White talks about planning for California’s renewable energy renaissance. Stimulus projects are beginning construction; they will bring jobs into California and help to jump start the economy of high-unemployment desert areas. CEERT is bringing people together to plan for natural conservation, renewables generation, and transmission for clean power.
Hal Harvey from Energy Innovation
Hal Harvey, CEO of Energy Innovation: Policy and Technology LLC, recently visited a CEERT gathering. Here are some highlights recapping his very informative presentation to us.VIEW MORE videos »