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Exelon-Pepco Merger - A Monopoly To Subsidize Nuclear Plants

Exelon-Pepco Merger - A Monopoly To Subsidize Nuclear Plants

If the Exelon-Pepco merger is approved by DC, Maryland and Delaware, the utility giant would force its new customer base to bail out its failing investments in expensive nuclear power. The merger will raise our bills, stifle clean energy competitors, and potentially complicate pensions and benefits that Pepco retirees have earned.
Renewable Energy Overpowers ALEC

Renewable Energy Overpowers ALEC

Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have RPS laws on the books, requiring a certain percentage of utilities to derive power from renewable sources.

#Sandy

Tim Pool (@timcast) takes us on a tour of the mandatory evacuation zone in New York City. NEW JERSEY: 35 foot section of Atlantic City Boardwalk floating down what used to be St. Katherine's place, photo by JitneyGuy via

April 10, 1979 - The View From Tornado Alley

April 10, 1979 - Tornadoes tear up Mid-West, leaving 59 dead. Truckers Strike in tentative settlement. Steel Workers strike. Tanzania troops take Uganda Capital of Kampala, end of Idi Amin regime. Begin calls Sadat to discuss "personal matters". Iran Executes 13 by firing squad. Tests around 3 Mile Island Nuclear facility prove negative. 41 days of testimony in Marvin vs. Marvin case ends.