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Yes, kudos to a newspaper and to reporter Margaret Newkirk for an all to rare look at a state regulator. In this case a look at the Georgia Public Service Commission's 2008 agenda through the eyes of its new chairman.

New chairman of Georgia's Public Service Commission has big decisions
When Chuck Eaton joined the state Public Service Commission last January, he knew he would be chairman the next year.
sJan 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Margaret Newkirk The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

I note this article, which was highlighted in Energy Central Daily, because of the lack of such reporting I've found over the years of covering regulators as a trade press and financial wire service reporter.

I came to the conclusion decades ago that the agency with the most impact on peoples' monthly budget was the utility regulators in their state, yet this was usually the least reported agency in their daily newspaper. And nothing has changed my opinion since.




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member photo Since "There are risks to building reactors, he said. There are risks to building coal plants. 'You could have construction costs spiral out of control on a coal plant, too. . . There are risks to doing something else,' he said. 'There are risks to doing nothing,'" Is demand side energy efficiency being considered at all?

Under EWPC, regulators no longer need to make such tough decisions for the customers, which the customers should be able to do themselves.
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