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View Diary: What You MUST Know About Wisconsin Power Plants and the Koch Brothers (183 comments)

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  •  It's basically the theft of Wisconsin's public (5+ / 0-)

    utilities and it’s not being seriously challenged (if you know what I mean).

    16.896 Sale or contractual operation of state−owned heating, cooling, and power plants. (1) Notwithstanding ss. 13.48 (14) (am) and 16.705 (1), the department may sell any state−owned heating, cooling, and power plant or may contract with a private entity for the operation of any such plant, with or without solicitation of bids, for any amount that the department determines to be in the best interest of the state. Notwithstanding ss. 196.49 and 196.80, no approval or certification of the public service commission is necessary for a public utility to purchase, or contract for the operation of, such a plant, and any such purchase is considered to be in the public interest and to comply with the criteria for certification of a project under s. 196.49 (3) (b)

    Ed Schultz talks about this on his show (2/23/11)

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