Public Interest Groups Urge Senate To Deny Gov's Point Man Confirmation To PUC After He Fired Tough Oil Well Safety Regulators
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SANTA MONICA, CA -- Public interest advocacy groups Consumer Watchdog, Food & Water Watch, Rootskeeper, Save Porter Ranch, and public interest attorneys Aguirre & Severson LLP, have urged the Senate Rules Committee not to confirm former aide to Governor Jerry Brown, Cliff Rechtschaffen, to the California Public Utilities Commission....
KTTV FOX TV-11, Los Angeles, CA: Consumer Watchdog and Its Partners Reveal Jerry Browns Environmental Record is Sub Par
Consumer Watchdog and it's coalition partners release report detailing Governor Brown's poor environmental record in addition to his role in the Aliso Canyon natural Gas facility's continued operation. California has an energy glut in light of Jerry Brown's administrations continued role in the opening of new Natural Gas...
KTTV FOX TV-11, Los Angeles, CA: Consumer Groups Rally Resistance Against Reopening of Aliso Natural Gas Facility
Consumer Watchdog and it's coalition partner Food & Water Watch rally resistance against the reopening of the Aliso Canyon natural gas facility, the site of major methane leaks last year.
Consumer Watchdog & Food and Water Watch are organizing a protest at the Aliso Canyon natural gas facility tonight to try to stop the reopening of the facility that infamously had leaks in 2016.
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Santa Monica, CA -- As President Trump revived the Keystone XL Pipeline, Consumer Watchdog pointed to its 2013 analysis that found that the pipeline would increase Midwest gasoline prices and likely bring few jobs. The report by Judy Dugan and Tim Hamilton that found the pipeline was a way to move Canadian crude oil to Asia via the gulf...
SoCalGas is under fire from Consumer Watchdog and Food & Water Watch for prematurely reopening natural gas wells at the Aliso Canyon facility.
SoCalGas and California Regulators Cry Wolf In Report Claiming Aliso Canyon Needed To Meet Winter Peak Demand, Says Consumer Watchdog and Food & Water Watch
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LOS ANGELES, CA -- Southern California's winter peak natural gas needs can be met without Aliso Canyon, Consumer Watchdog and Food & Water Watch said today. Their evaluation runs counter to the Aliso Canyon winter reliability assessment, issued by California regulators, SoCalGas, and the LADWP, which the groups say overstates the...
CPUC President and Energy Regulators Should Explain â€œBlackout Blackmailâ€ Lies In State Reports About Aliso Blackouts Under Oath, Consumer Watchdog Says
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Santa Monica, CA -- Consumer Watchdog has written legislative leaders to call for answers under oath from PUC President Michael Picker and other energy regulators about why state reports misrepresented Southern California natural gas reserves and capacity to invoke the threat of blackouts if Aliso Canyon’s gas reserves are shut down. Read...
Consumer advocates say authorities are lying to the public about potential rolling blackouts to scare them into reopening the Aliso Canyon natural gas facility.
Consumer Watchdog and Food & Water Watch are calling for an investigation into what they say are lies and scare tactics to try to get the Aliso Canyon natural gas facility reopened.