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Resource ID: #23189
Subject: Utilities
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Date: 8/19; 8/20

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This investigation reveals how rural electric cooperatives have become unregulated monopolies that often take advantage of their unknowing members. Many cooperatives haven't elected new board members for decades, and members are not aware of destructive changes made by the governing boards. Some cooperatives even outsourced work to for-profit companies.

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