Daniel J. Goldstein

Dan Goldstein has spent more than 10 years covering business and energy stories, from the Gulf Oil spill to the Enron meltdown to the California power crisis. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Huffington Post, Bloomberg News, and EnergyNOW! the TV newsmagazine covering energy and the environment. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz and is a die-hard Oakland Raiders and A's fan.

PG&E Hasn’t Done Quake Assessment For Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Since 1988

by Daniel J. Goldstein, The Bay Citizen PG&E and Southern California Edison, operators of California’s two nuclear power reactors, haven’t done a comprehensive risk assessment of their plants’ vulnerabilities to earthquakes for nearly two decades, according to a Government Accountability Office report released yesterday. The report, which looked at more than 100 operating nuclear reactors in … Continue reading PG&E Hasn’t Done Quake Assessment For Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Since 1988 →

Solyndra Received Favorable IRS Ruling Weeks Before Loan

From California Watch Just weeks before Solyndra received approval for a $535 million taxpayer-funded loan, the Fremont, Calif.-based solar panel manufacturing company received a favorable ruling from the Internal Revenue Service, giving its customers a significant tax break. The U.S. tax code has long allowed buyers of solar panels to deduct a portion of the … Continue reading Solyndra Received Favorable IRS Ruling Weeks Before Loan →