Fri, Apr 9, 2010 -- 5:30 PM

PG&E Suffers Public Rebuke in Prop. 16 Fight
Pacific Gas and Electric received a strong public rebuke from state regulators this week in its fight against public power advocates. PG&E is behind a June ballot measure that would make it harder to set up local power districts -- that's where communities become their own energy company with the goal of providing cheaper and more environmentally friendly electricity. Under the proposition, new attempts at public power would require a two-thirds super majority approval by voters.

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