Thursday, March 6, 2008
The Disinformation Campaign Continues: Utilities Say EEI Exaggerates Costs to Address Climate Change
According to Greenwire, eight utility executives, including PG & E, FPL, and Entergy, wrote Edison Electric Institute seeking changes in EEI's report on the cost of implementing pending climate change legislative proposals. "It appears that EEI has been circulating this material as an effort to scare senators from moving forward with the Lieberman-Warner legislation," Frank O'Donnell of Clean Air Watch wrote the Miami Herald in an e-mail. "In a polite, corporate way, the power execs appear to be wood-shedding EEI CEO Tom Kuhn" (John Dorschner, Miami Herald, March 6).