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.
Although this story is about Pepco, these union-busting practices are common in the public utilities. Seems like it would make sense to demand better service in light of the tax exemptions and hefty rebates these companies make, doesn't
It's Time For A Serious National Conversation About Global Warming - And How To Pay For The Consequences
I can't think of any better illustration of several important facts than the aftermath of last Friday's megastorm: Namely, that when you use privately-owned companies to deliver public utilities, they're going to cut staffing to improve profits,