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The Hendersonville Times-News
Duke should listen to communityDuke Energy continues to insist that a large fossil fuel power plant and a new
Duke should listen to community
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 hours ago
Duke Energy continues to insist that a large fossil fuel power plant and a new massive transmission line network are the only way to meet Western North Carolina's energy needs — without providing sufficient justification or showing that it has... Read more
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Orange County Register
Nuclear tear-down: Edison plays matchmaker to find the right skills for $4.4 billion dismantling of San Onofre plantThink of it as corporate speed-dating,where the prize is not love but money: a
Nuclear tear-down: Edison plays matchmaker to find the right skills for $4.4 billion dismantling of San Onofre plant
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
Think of it as corporate speed-dating,where the prize is not love but money: a slice of the $4.4 billion Southern California Edison et al will spend to permanently shutter the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and return the ocean-front bluff to... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Who’s overseeing taxis, Uber in Marin?Marinites tend to take taxis for granted. The topic has only popped into our co
Who’s overseeing taxis, Uber in Marin?
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
Marinites tend to take taxis for granted. The topic has only popped into our consciousness due to the rise of Uber and similar services that respond to smartphone apps. The public’s understanding of Marin’s cab business is loaded with myths, among... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Utility commission recommends $400K fine in house explosion UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's utility regulator is recommending that Co
Utility commission recommends $400K fine in house explosion
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted yesterday
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's utility regulator is recommending that Columbia Gas be fined $400,000 for a gas explosion that destroyed a suburban Columbus house and damaged others... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Utility commission recommends $400K fine in house explosionUPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's utility regulator is recommending that Colu
Utility commission recommends $400K fine in house explosion
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted yesterday
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's utility regulator is recommending that Columbia Gas be fined $400,000 for a gas explosion that destroyed a suburban Columbus house and damaged others nearby. A report released on Friday by the Public Utilities... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Utility commission recommends $400K fine in house explosionUPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's utility regulator is recommending that Colu
Utility commission recommends $400K fine in house explosion
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted yesterday
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's utility regulator is recommending that Columbia Gas be fined $400,000 for a gas explosion that destroyed a suburban Columbus house and damaged others nearby. A report released on Friday by the Public Utilities... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Utility commission recommends $400K fine in house explosionUPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's utility regulator is recommending that Colu
Utility commission recommends $400K fine in house explosion
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's utility regulator is recommending that Columbia Gas be fined $400,000 for a gas explosion that destroyed a suburban Columbus house and damaged others nearby. A report released on Friday by the Public Utilities... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Developer fighting to keep Liberty Utilities' Douglas County solar plant proposal aliveThe developer of a solar project rejected by Douglas County last month is conte
Developer fighting to keep Liberty Utilities' Douglas County solar plant proposal alive
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
The developer of a solar project rejected by Douglas County last month is contesting the county’s ruling. Greenstone Renewables LLC filed a petition for judicial review of the Douglas County Commissioners’ decision to uphold an appeal of the special... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento’s Yellow Cab challenges Uber for downtown ridersUber and other upstart ride-share companies have been gobbling up an increasing
Sacramento’s Yellow Cab challenges Uber for downtown riders
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Uber and other upstart ride-share companies have been gobbling up an increasingly large slice of the taxi market in Sacramento over the past two years by offering rides at the touch of a smartphone app. Now a century-old name in the taxi game is... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
PUC staff sides with Xcel on Boulder utility planStaff members for the state Public Utilities Commission — the body tasked with
PUC staff sides with Xcel on Boulder utility plan
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
Staff members for the state Public Utilities Commission — the body tasked with approving or denying Boulder's controversial plan to acquire Xcel Energy's local assets in order to operate a municipal electric utility — sided against the city Friday in... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
PUC staff sides with Xcel in Boulder utility planStaff members for the state Public Utilities Commission — the body tasked with
PUC staff sides with Xcel in Boulder utility plan
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
Staff members for the state Public Utilities Commission — the body tasked with approving or denying Boulder's controversial plan to acquire Xcel Energy's local assets in order to operate a municipal electric utility — sided against the city Friday in... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Menlo Park is next on PG&E tree removal planRepresentatives of PG&E told the Menlo Park City Council on Aug. 25 that the co
Menlo Park is next on PG&E tree removal plan
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
Representatives of PG&E told the Menlo Park City Council on Aug. 25 that the company has begun examining 1,300 trees in the city that are growing in its gas transmission line easements and might have to be removed. There are 500 trees in public... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
PUCO staff: Fine Columbia Gas $400K for house explosion View Larger Sunningdale Way home explodes, surrounding homes damaged A staff
PUCO staff: Fine Columbia Gas $400K for house explosion
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
View Larger Sunningdale Way home explodes, surrounding homes damaged A staff report recommends that Columbia Gas be fined $400,000 for a gas explosion that leveled an Upper Arlington house and... Read more
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KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News
California Public Utilities Commission approves independent audit of PG&EA formal independent audit of PG&E’s safety procedures, practices, and corporat
California Public Utilities Commission approves independent audit of PG&E
KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News / Posted yesterday
A formal independent audit of PG&E’s safety procedures, practices, and corporate culture has been approved by the California Public Utilities Commission. Following the unanimous PUC vote, president Michael Picker will begin hiring the panel of... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Maine utilities commission warns of phone scamThe Maine Public Utilities Commission is alerting residents about a scam in whi
Maine utilities commission warns of phone scam
WMTW Portland / Posted yesterday
The Maine Public Utilities Commission is alerting residents about a scam in which thieves pose as representatives of a local utility. The commission says scammers contact consumers by phone, misrepresent themselves as utility employees and... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Letters to the editor — August 28Soper Reese Magic Time stopped at the Soper Reese August 22, 2015. Barry Melto
Letters to the editor — August 28
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Soper Reese Magic Time stopped at the Soper Reese August 22, 2015. Barry Melton and his all-star band in their fund raising concert for KPFZ were more than good. If we could bottle the joy that burst forth there last Saturday night, we could flood... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Defamation of a great companyThe column by George Avalos, of the Bay Area News Group on Wednesday, August 19
Defamation of a great company
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 2 days ago
The column by George Avalos, of the Bay Area News Group on Wednesday, August 19 needs scrutiny and completion, or as your pundit readers might refer to as “the rest of the story”. Mr. Avalos states that the Calif Public Utilities commission is... Read more
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The Mercury News
PUC authorizes investigation into PG&E operationsSAN BRUNO -- State regulators approved Thursday a wide-ranging probe into PG&E'
PUC authorizes investigation into PG&E operations
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
SAN BRUNO -- State regulators approved Thursday a wide-ranging probe into PG&E's corporate culture and how it handles safety issues, amid concerns that linger nearly five years after a fatal explosion in San Bruno caused by the embattled... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
CPUC to Hire Independent Panel for PG&E AuditThe California Public Utilities Commission unanimously voted Thursday to launch
CPUC to Hire Independent Panel for PG&E Audit
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously voted Thursday to launch a formal audit, investigating the corporate culture of PG&E. The investigation could ultimately lead regulators to break up the massive utility. The PUC's new president... Read more
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La Canada Valley Sun
La Cañada residents prompt city review of power polesWhen Philippe Hartley got a notice from Southern California Edison in June that
La Cañada residents prompt city review of power poles
La Canada Valley Sun / Posted 2 days ago
When Philippe Hartley got a notice from Southern California Edison in June that his Flanders Road home would go dark while a nearby power pole was replaced, he figured there was nothing he could do. But when he and neighbor Mike Schloessmann laid... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
San Bruno: PUC authorizes investigation into PG&E operationsSAN BRUNO >> State regulators approved Thursday a wide-ranging probe into PG&E’
San Bruno: PUC authorizes investigation into PG&E operations
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
SAN BRUNO >> State regulators approved Thursday a wide-ranging probe into PG&E’s corporate culture and how it handles safety issues, amid concerns that linger nearly five years after a fatal explosion in San Bruno caused by the embattled... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
San Bruno: PUC authorizes investigation into PG&E operationsSAN BRUNO -- State regulators approved Thursday a wide-ranging probe into PG&E'
San Bruno: PUC authorizes investigation into PG&E operations
The Fremont Argus / Posted 2 days ago
SAN BRUNO -- State regulators approved Thursday a wide-ranging probe into PG&E's corporate culture and how it handles safety issues, amid concerns that linger nearly five years after a fatal explosion in San Bruno caused by the embattled utility, an... Read more
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FOX News
States fight to stop deadline clock on EPA’s mammoth Clean Power PlanAug 3, 2015: President Obama delivers remarks on the Clean Power Plan at the Wh
States fight to stop deadline clock on EPA’s mammoth Clean Power Plan
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Aug 3, 2015: President Obama delivers remarks on the Clean Power Plan at the White House. (Reuters) The U.S. Court of Appeals is likely to decide soon on a bid by 15 states to slow down the timetable of the Environmental Protection Agency’s sweeping... Read more
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Silicon Valley
San Bruno: PUC authorizes investigation into PG&E operationsSAN BRUNO -- State regulators approved Thursday a wide-ranging probe into PG&E'
San Bruno: PUC authorizes investigation into PG&E operations
Silicon Valley / Posted 2 days ago
SAN BRUNO -- State regulators approved Thursday a wide-ranging probe into PG&E's corporate culture and how it handles safety issues, amid concerns that linger nearly five years after a fatal explosion in San Bruno caused by the embattled utility, an... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
NV solar industry reacts to PUC voteThere was celebration at Sol-Up Wednesday afternoon, and every other business i
NV solar industry reacts to PUC vote
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
There was celebration at Sol-Up Wednesday afternoon, and every other business in Nevada that installs solar. "I'm very, very happy today," said Sol-Up CEO Frank Rieger. "I think it's a big day. It's a big day for Nevada. It's a big day for the... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Nevada regulators vote to keep existing rooftop solar ratesNevada regulators have voted to keep existing rates in place for rooftop solar
Nevada regulators vote to keep existing rooftop solar rates
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
Nevada regulators have voted to keep existing rates in place for rooftop solar customers, even though the state hit a cap on net metering. The Public Utilities Commission voted Wednesday to maintain the rates for at least a few months before... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Imperial Valley Battery System Will Be Largest In WestImperial County utility officials are preparing to build a $38 million battery
Imperial Valley Battery System Will Be Largest In West
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
Imperial County utility officials are preparing to build a $38 million battery system that will prop up the power grid in that region. Power lines at Salton City in the Imperial Valley in 2007 The Imperial Irrigation District is preparing to build... Read more
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KOLO 8 Reno
Regulators to Discuss Keeping Existing Rooftop Solar RatesCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Regulators are recommending that Nevada keep existing
Regulators to Discuss Keeping Existing Rooftop Solar Rates
KOLO 8 Reno / Posted 3 days ago
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Regulators are recommending that Nevada keep existing rates in place for rooftop solar customers, even though the state hit a cap on net metering. A draft order up for consideration Wednesday at a Public Utilities Commission... Read more
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Denver Post
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric carsBoulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric cars
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
Boulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the opportunity to purchase discounted home solar systems and electric vehicles. The Solar Benefits Colorado program, launched this week, offers homeowners an estimated 15... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric carsBoulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric cars
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 3 days ago
Boulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the opportunity to purchase discounted home solar systems and electric vehicles. The Solar Benefits Colorado program, launched this week, offers homeowners an estimated 15... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Regulators to consider keeping existing rooftop solar ratesCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Regulators are recommending that Nevada keep existing
Regulators to consider keeping existing rooftop solar rates
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Regulators are recommending that Nevada keep existing rates in place for rooftop solar customers, even though the state hit a cap on net metering. A draft order up for consideration Wednesday at a Public Utilities Commission... Read more
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ABC News
Ride-Hailing Firms Can Make Pickups at Los Angeles AirportUber, Lyft and other ride-hailing companies won approval Tuesday to pick up pas
Ride-Hailing Firms Can Make Pickups at Los Angeles Airport
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing companies won approval Tuesday to pick up passengers at Los Angeles International Airport after weeks of debate over whether their drivers are properly screened to weed out criminals. The City Council voted 9-6 to... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Six Months Later, PGW to Fix Gas LeakConcerns over natural gas on a Philadelphia street has Philadelphia Gas Works r
Six Months Later, PGW to Fix Gas Leak
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
Concerns over natural gas on a Philadelphia street has Philadelphia Gas Works replacing a two mile long gas distribution line. The line beneath Grays Ferry Avenue in Center City has been the subject of repeated reports by the NBC 10... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
L.A. opens the door for full Uber and Lyft service at LAXAug. 26--The taxi industry spent heavily to defeat it. Critics called it an unr
L.A. opens the door for full Uber and Lyft service at LAX
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
Aug. 26--The taxi industry spent heavily to defeat it. Critics called it an unregulated dark zone. Some even questioned whether its drivers were dangerous. But in the end, those misgivings about ride-hailing could not match the public appeal of a... Read more
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Boise Weekly
No CompromiseBen Otto said he wasn't surprised. The Idaho Conservation League's go-to expert
No Compromise
Boise Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Ben Otto said he wasn't surprised. The Idaho Conservation League's go-to expert on alternative energy projects—and particularly the legal wrangling it takes to make large-scale solar energy production a reality—Otto was frustrated, but not exactly... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Jessup council to vote today on Invenergy zoningJessup council members will vote today on whether to amend the borough’s zoning
Jessup council to vote today on Invenergy zoning
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Jessup council members will vote today on whether to amend the borough’s zoning ordinance, a decision that could help pave the way for a natural gas-fired power plant. Though the proceedings raised many thorny legal, environmental and economic... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Utility PlayerAs PUCO chairman, Marlington grad Andre Porter aims to help Ohioans better grasp agency's work COLUMBUS -- Check out the agenda for any regular meeting of the Ohio Public U
Utility PlayerAs PUCO chairman, Marlington grad Andre Porter aims to help Ohioans better grasp agency's work
The Alliance Review / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS -- Check out the agenda for any regular meeting of the Ohio Public Utilities Commission and you'll find a handful of hearings... Read more
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News 3 Las Vegas
President touts federal loan program to boost solar power useLAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) – Nevada's solar industry has a pretty big ally in Pre
President touts federal loan program to boost solar power use
News 3 Las Vegas / Posted 4 days ago
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) – Nevada's solar industry has a pretty big ally in President Barack Obama. “For decades we’ve been told it doesn’t make sense to switch to renewable energy. Today that’s no longer true,” Obama said Monday at the eighth... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Transmission line project going to bidsThe project received approval from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in
Transmission line project going to bids
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
The project received approval from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in November 2014. ITC was then able to begin construction planning, and is now preparing for the process of seeking bids from contractors for the project. According to Tom... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Utilities Commission staff to meet in Flat Rock about Duke projectThe Utilities Commission will have the ultimate say in whether the line, propos
Utilities Commission staff to meet in Flat Rock about Duke project
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 days ago
The Utilities Commission will have the ultimate say in whether the line, proposed to run from Asheville to South Carolina, gets constructed, making a decision after the company submits its Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to the... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Xcel proposal for natural gas rate hike goes before judgeXcel Energy is closer to getting a decision on its proposal to increase its nat
Xcel proposal for natural gas rate hike goes before judge
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Xcel Energy is closer to getting a decision on its proposal to increase its natural gas rates by $108 million for Colorado customers over three years. Xcel wants to increase rates to pay for upgrades to its transmission and distribution pipelines.... Read more
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Denver Post
Xcel proposal for natural gas rate hike goes before judgeXcel Energy is closer to getting a decision on its proposal to increase its nat
Xcel proposal for natural gas rate hike goes before judge
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
Xcel Energy is closer to getting a decision on its proposal to increase its natural gas rates by $108 million for Colorado customers over three years. Xcel wants to increase rates to pay for upgrades to its transmission and distribution pipelines.... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric carsBoulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric cars
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
Boulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the opportunity to purchase discounted home solar systems and electric vehicles. The Solar Benefits Colorado program, launched this week, offers homeowners an estimated 15... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Ride-hailing firms can make pickups at Los Angeles airport LOS ANGELES (AP) — Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing companies won approval T
Ride-hailing firms can make pickups at Los Angeles airport
Bakersfield Now / Posted 4 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing companies won approval Tuesday to pick up passengers at Los Angeles International Airport after weeks of debate over whether their... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
L.A. City Council OK’s Uber, Lyft To Pick Up Passengers From LAX AirportPosted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 – 3:50 PM The Los Angeles City Council cleare
L.A. City Council OK’s Uber, Lyft To Pick Up Passengers From LAX Airport
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 – 3:50 PM The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way today for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers directly from LAX as soon as this fall. The City Council voted 9-6 to affirm the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft get the go-ahead at LAX, but drivers need to be fingerprinted, lawmakers sayBowing to consumer demand and fierce lobbying, Los Angeles lawmakers on Tuesday
Ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft get the go-ahead at LAX, but drivers need to be fingerprinted, lawmakers say
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
Bowing to consumer demand and fierce lobbying, Los Angeles lawmakers on Tuesday gave app-based ride services like Uber and Lyft the go-ahead to operate at Los Angeles International Airport, even as they called for stricter screening of ride-hailing... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
L.A. Council to allow Uber, Lyft to pick up passengers from LAXLOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for ride-ha
L.A. Council to allow Uber, Lyft to pick up passengers from LAX
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 4 days ago
LOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers directly from LAX as soon as this fall. The City Council voted 9-6 to affirm the Airport Commission’s July 16... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Uber, Lyft Celebrate As LAX Passenger Pick Ups Now PermittedLos Angeles International Airport.Posted Aug. 25, 2015, 2:42 pm Staff Report T
Uber, Lyft Celebrate As LAX Passenger Pick Ups Now Permitted
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Los Angeles International Airport.Posted Aug. 25, 2015, 2:42 pm Staff Report The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way today for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers directly from LAX as soon as this fall. The City... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Los Angeles poised to approve policy that would allow Uber, Lyft at LAXAug. 25--After weeks of debate over the potential risks and benefits of app-bas
Los Angeles poised to approve policy that would allow Uber, Lyft at LAX
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
Aug. 25--After weeks of debate over the potential risks and benefits of app-based ride services Los Angeles is poised to allow companies such as Uber and Lyft to operate side-by-side with taxis, picking up and dropping off passengers at the West... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
L.A. Council to allow Uber, Lyft to pick up passengers from LAXLOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for ride-ha
L.A. Council to allow Uber, Lyft to pick up passengers from LAX
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
LOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers directly from LAX as soon as this fall. The City Council voted 9-6 to affirm the Airport Commission’s July 16... Read more
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