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Top state legislators raise concern about electric grid expansion

Top state legislators raise concern about electric grid expansion

California legislative leaders questioned Thursday a proposal to expand the electric grid to include one of the largest users of coal-fired power plants in the west.

In a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon and Assembly Speaker-elect Anthony Rendon said they were concerned about bringing utility company PacifiCorp into a regional energy market with the California Independent System Operator, which manages the transmission of most of the state's electricity.

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Feb. 5, 10:29 a.m.: An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified Senate President...

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