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June 19, 2001 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and NANCY VOGEL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal regulators Monday imposed round-the-clock price limits on electricity throughout the West, significantly expanding their previous efforts to check power costs and winning support from at least some of their critics. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, once deeply divided over how to help California, approved the plan on a unanimous vote, with three Republican commissioners joined by two Democrats, including FERC's most vocal dissenter.
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June 19, 2001 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and NANCY VOGEL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal regulators Monday imposed round-the-clock price limits on electricity throughout the West, significantly expanding their previous efforts to check power costs and winning support from at least some of their critics. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, once deeply divided over how to help California, approved the plan on a unanimous vote, with three Republican commissioners joined by two Democrats, including FERC's most vocal dissenter.
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February 3, 2001 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham rebuffed calls for limits on wholesale electricity prices Friday, leaving some Western governors sharply critical of the Bush administration and predicting energy shortfalls this summer, even with California's new $10-billion power-buying program. "Is it a crisis? Well, if it's not a crisis we are absolutely vulnerable to it--it is that serious. . . . The rates may in fact go through the roof," Idaho Gov.
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February 3, 2001 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham rebuffed calls for limits on wholesale electricity prices Friday, leaving some Western governors sharply critical of the Bush administration and predicting energy shortfalls this summer, even with California's new $10-billion power-buying program. "Is it a crisis? Well, if it's not a crisis we are absolutely vulnerable to it--it is that serious. . . . The rates may in fact go through the roof," Idaho Gov.
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