Solution in search of a problem

...banging on the federal government's doors to demand the FCC regulate Internet service providers under 20th-century public utility regulations.Second is the idea that the proposed rules ? which would open the door for providers to cut deals...

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. penalized $1.4 billion for deadly pipeline blast

...the oversight of aging pipelines.The California Public Utilities Commission said the figure reached by two administrative...what it called the ineffectiveness of California's Public Utilities Commission in regulating the power utility, whose...

Water main break floods Athens

...with the Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities Department shut the main down...1920s, said Athens-Clarke Public Utilities Supervisor Chad Bridges.Bridges...again about 15 minutes before public utilities workers shut the main down.

Nearly 2,000 leaks reported by Atlanta Gas Light, South Carolina Electric and Gas in 2012

...damage since 2010.On Sept. 28 of that year, a corroded gas pipe in the town of Cairo exploded, killing the Georgia public utility worker assigned to replace the city-run line and burning three of his crew members.Only one natural gas-related...

Net losses?

...will move to reclassify ISPs as "common carrier" telecommunications services, subjecting them to monopoly-style public utility rules, regulations and taxes.That should make everyone cringe.Do we want a vital segment of the economy that...

Hospitals, crucial to our state's economy, face uncertainties

...thousands of jobs in communities throughout the state. We know that your hospitals, like your local school and the public utility system, are an indispensable part of your community infrastructure. AT THE GHA, we take hospital closures personally...

AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet to as many as 25 metro areas outside Northeast

...Google Fiber, is available in Kansas City and is coming soon to Austin and Provo, Utah. Smaller companies and public utilities offer or plan such speeds in a handful of other markets throughout the U.S.AT&T Inc. said Monday that the...

Old photo method makes comeback

...It's for people who like to slow down and methodically enjoy the process of making the photograph."A retired public utility worker, he has been making collodion images for eight years. He first learned how during a three-day retreat...

Augusta air ambulance company will drop tax dispute

...Aviation Administration.That argument doesn't fly with the state Department of Revenue.Charles Nazerian, the public utility program manager for the department, said that even if AirMed qualified as a commercial airline under state regulations...

2013 Chevrolet Volt offers high mileage

...would charge only at the 240-volt charging stations located at a city-owned, downtown parking structure.The public utility said I'd need to install a dedicated charging station in my garage, at a cost of more than $1,500. This charging...