David Freeman

Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles

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Deputy Mayor of the City of Los Angeles and Interim General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and author of Winning Our Energy Independence; President of the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Commission, he formerly held energy-policy positions at the New York Power Authority and Tennessee Valley Authority, as well as several positions in the State of California

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Reports from  Copenhagen  are not optimistic about reaching important agreement on climate change.  The US is taking heat for refusing to budge on greenhouse gas reductions the rest of…

Governor Schwarzenegger and Mayor Villaraigosa Go to Copenhagen

Reports from Copenhagen are not optimistic about reaching important agreement on climate change.  The US is taking heat for refusing to budge on greenhouse gas reductions the rest of…

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Nobody disagrees that solar power should be developed -- the sooner the better, but there's a major debate about  Measure B  on the March 3 ballot for the City of Los Angeles.

Measure B: Solar Power

Nobody disagrees that solar power should be developed -- the sooner the better, but there's a major debate about Measure B on the March 3 ballot for the City of Los Angeles.

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Today’s  Los Angeles Times  says officials at the Ports of LA and Long Beach are worried that their reputations are on the line.

Clean-Truck Incentive Money Up in Smoke?

Today’s Los Angeles Times says officials at the Ports of LA and Long Beach are worried that their reputations are on the line.

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