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REPORT: Louisiana Regulators Taking Two-Thirds of Campaign Cash from Industries They Regulate

REPORT: Louisiana Regulators Taking Two-Thirds of Campaign Cash from Industries They Regulate
An investigation into public campaign finance records by the New Orleans Times-Picayune found that Louisiana utility regulators have been receiving two-thirds of their campaign cash from the industries they are elected to regulate. Despite the obvious possibility of corruption, Louisiana has resisted all calls to ban campaign contributions from utility companies.
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Nuclear Mistakes: Japan's Top Energy Regulator Calls for 'Drastic Steps' to Fix Mishaps at Fukushima

Nuclear Mistakes: Japan's Top Energy Regulator Calls for 'Drastic Steps' to Fix Mishaps at Fukushima
In their first meeting since Japan created a new, more independent nuclear agency 13 months ago, the top regulator urged the head of the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima power plant on Monday to take "drastic steps" to mitigate a spate of mishaps at the complex.
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Mari Yamaguchi
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