DWP Files

Number 22240
Subject Utilities
Source LA Weekly
State California
Year 2005
Publication Date Feb. 4, March 4, April 22, July 29, Sept. 2, Oct. 14
Summary This series of stories on LA's Department of Water and Power, the nations' largest municipal utility, follows up on Anderson's report last year about racial discrimination at the utility company. He reports on price gouging by suppliers; dysfunctional management and extortion by the unions; whistleblowers being fired; shoddy workmanship and cost overruns.
Category
Pages 21
Keywords City government;mismanagement;power supply;electricity;unions;corruption;Los Angeles politics
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