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Resource ID: #13661
Subject: Utilities
Source: San Francisco Bay Guardian
Affiliation: 
Date: October 16 - November 13, 1996

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This series of stories on a firm contracted to study whether San Francisco should have public power showed that the company had a private industry bias and conflicts-of-interest. In addition, members of the firm misrepresented their credentials and prior work to get the contract. The company also produced a shoddy report. The stories also show how city officials beholden to corporate interests can influence the results of important studies by choosing contractors with ties to private interest. (October 16 - November 13, 1996)

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