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California Lt. Governor Suing Five Power Generators

California Lt. Governor Cruz Bustamante is suing five major power generators-claiming they´ve conspired
to drive up electricity prices. Bustamante says he files this suit on behalf of state taxpayers-to recover any overhcarges the state has paid since
January.

Since the beginning of 2001, the state has paid over six billion dollars buying power for customers of struggling private utilities like Pacific Gas
and Electric and Southern California Edison.