Parties Cry Foul In CPUC San Onofre Investigation

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1A California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) scoping memo, issued Tues. Jan. 28th, raises the question of whether the CPUC should delay any decision on refunding any portion of the rates for San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) until 2015. Southern California Edison (SCE) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) collected more than $500 million before they were stopped. Continue reading Parties Cry Foul In CPUC San Onofre Investigation

Another day at Ocotillo

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Jim Pelley lives in Octotillo, a community of 500 that is now dominated by the Ocotillo Wind farm.  As you can see from the photo above, the lights project shine through-out the night. Pelley can see them from his home.
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The Fast that Inspired Idle No More is Over

By Roy L Hales

Chief Theresa Spence and elder Raymond Robinson did not start the “Idle No More” movement, which is so closely associated with their names. It began as a reaction to the Harper Government’s Bills C-38 and C-45 which, according to the Canadian Awareness network, made it easier for the Canadian government to control reserve land and reduce the environmental protection of millions of lakes and rivers. Chief Theresa Spence came to the forefront on December 11, when she pitched a tipi in the nation’s capital. Spence and Robinson remained there for 44 days. Now, the fast that Inspired Idle no more is over.
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