Sunday, May 28, 2006

Across the great divide of Western Avenue

Today's Washington Post carries an article by Ann Marimow and Ray Rivera about the disparities in electric rates across the boundaries between Pepco, BGE, Allegheny and SMECO service territories. Same electrons, wildly different costs.

Saturday, May 06, 2006

Schisler's List (of emails)

"A top utility company lobbyist in Annapolis and Maryland's chief utility regulator have exchanged scores of e-mails, shared strategy and together met with the governor's appointments secretary as regulators were preparing to make major staff changes."

The Washington Post recently covered additional email messages showing the relationship between Public Service Commission chair Ken Schisler and an industry lobbyist. The email messages were released as a result of a Maryland Public Information Act request.