A People’s History of Utilities
This brief timeline tries to put the different institutions and infrastructure that makes up our energy system today within the context of political and power struggles. How our energy system runs or is governed is not a given. It is the product of over one hundred years of political struggle.
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The EJ Atlas is a teaching, networking and advocacy resource. Strategists, activist organizers, scholars, and teachers will find many uses for the database, as well as citizens wanting to learn more about the often invisible conflicts taking place.
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