September 7, 1995 |
Compromise Energy Deregulation Plan Delayed: The California Public Utilities Commission, which is having hearings into the restructuring of the state's electric utility industry, may have to wait a bit longer to view details of a compromise proposal being hammered out by Southern California Edison Co. and a coalition of large customers and power generators, with the blessing of Gov. Pete Wilson.
April 22, 1996 |
PUC Regulator Wants to Open Electric Market by July 1997: The next president of the California Public Utilities Commission says he wants to begin opening the state's electric markets to competition by July 1997, six months sooner than current plans. P. Gregory Conlon, who will take over the commission presidency from Daniel Fessler next month, said he has been "talking to staff about July 1997" as a start date.
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February 22, 1991 |
Oral arguments on the proposed merger between Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric have been rescheduled before the California Public Utilities Commission for 9 a.m. March 20 in San Francisco. Oral arguments had been set for March 6 but were rescheduled following two appointments to the commission by Gov. Pete Wilson last week. Commissioners Daniel Fessler and Norman D.
January 8, 1996 |
Nuclear Family: The ultimate cost that ratepayers may bear for building and operating the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is scheduled to be taken up--after several postponements--by the California Public Utilities Commission when it convenes in San Francisco on Wednesday. At issue is a settlement among the two utilities that built the plant near San Clemente--Southern California Edison Co. and San Diego Gas & Electric Co.
July 1, 1995 |
PUC to Review Report on Phone Fees: An adviser to Commissioner Daniel W. Fessler said he had received but had not reviewed a staff report recommending action against GTE for allegedly overcharging some of its customers on phone installation. The adviser, Jose Jimenez, said that because of the Fourth of July holiday, the state Public Utilities Commission will not see the report before Wednesday. Jimenez said it is unlikely the PUC will act without giving GTE an opportunity to present its case.
July 31, 2006
"Today, Helmets for All" [July 24] reports the number of head injuries per year for a wide variety of sports; as was clearly implied by the discussion of pole vaulting, many people will interpret these as direct representations of the risk of head injuries entailed by various activities. However, this is a false interpretation -- raw counts tell us nothing about the likelihood that an event will occur. Rather, the number of events must be related to the frequency with which individuals are exposed to the type of risk at issue.