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Volume 42, Number 1
Jan 2003 to Feb 2003

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Local 359's safety plan on Trail job; Rising medical costs; The state of the union under Bush; A look at past scholarship winners; A look at Canada's health care system; Settlements; and much, much more ...

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Enron & Deregulation Still Haunt Us

Charles W. Jones, International President Emeritus

FERC didn't learn from California's crisis

If a foreign power conspired to artificially raise the price of electricity, costing our country $40 billion, damaging the national economy, and forcing millions of Americans to do without electricity during "rolling blackouts," someone in Washington would be calling for their heads.

But when U.S. corporations do it, that's another matter. In the case of the California energy crisis of 2000-2001, the federal agency charged with overseeing the production and transmission of electrical energy just looked the other way.

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