SDG&E’s got a gas problem

Will San Diego Gas & Electric bulldog through their Carlsbad plan? Efforts by San Diego Gas & Electric to push through a new gas-fired power plant in Carlsbad fly in the face of instructions from the California Public Utilities Commission, Sierra Club lawyers contend. “Under the state’s clean energy policy, which the San Onofre decision…

Cali Baja Region and the Desert Conservation Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

The Desert Renewable Conservation Plan has been released. This plan expects to affect very little of San Diego County, but all of Imperial County. The development of the desert is presented as a way to meet climate change goals as well as the development of renewables in the southwest. “The DRECP planning area covers private,…

This Land Was Your Land: East County Suffers Loss Of Our Public Properties

What are the cumulative impacts on our region from the loss of federal, state and county public lands? In the span of just a few short years, we’ve lost vast tracts of our most beautiful properties once set aside by the federal, state and county governments as preserves for future generations. Wildfires, budget cuts, and…

Protect Our Community From SDG&E

Once again SDG&E is skirting  the details, worse yet, the laws, rules and regulations put in place to safeguard our environment and our safety. SDG&E’s Power Line Replacement Project  Tie–Line 637 Wood-to-Steel Project Scoping SDG&E’s Master Special Use Permit (Project) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). These comments are…

California Public Utilities Commission Corruption

CPUC shows its inbred corruption Over a period of several years, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) cozied up to its buddies at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), which cares about utility profits, but not about ratepayer fairness. SDG&E wanted its ratepayers to pick up uninsured costs for the damage it caused in the…

Powerlink: High-Voltage Power Lines in San Diego’s Back Country

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for the environmental review for the construction of the San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) Tie–Line 637 Wood-To-Steel Project located in central San Diego County, near the communities of Ramona and Santa Ysabel, California. An application for this project was submitted to the CPUC on March 13, 2013 (Application A.13-03-003) and…