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New York Public Service Commission

New York Approves $7.6 Billion Bailout Of Nuclear Power Plants

Karl Grossman | Posted 08.03.2016 | Green
Karl Grossman

The New York State Public Service Commission--in the face of strong opposition--this week approved a $7.6 billion bailout of aging nuclear power plants in upstate New York which their owners have said are uneconomic to run without government support.

Verizon and the NY State Public Service ('Captured') Commission

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

"Regulatory Capture" is when an industry takes over the regulatory agency that is supposed to be doing oversight of the companies' business practices and is supposed to be protecting the Public Interest.

Matt Sledge

Before Hurricane Sandy, No Advocate For New York's Utility Ratepayers

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched an investigation two weeks ago into utility companies' performance before and after Hurricane Sandy left millio...