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Steven Weissman, associate director of the Center for Law, Energy and the Environment

Steven Weissman

Steve Weissman is associate director of UC Berkeley’s Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment and a lecturer in residence. He is an energy and environmental attorney, and an environmental mediator. He previously served as an administrative law judge for the California Public Utilities Commission and as a policy and legal advisor to three different PUC commissioners, where he worked on energy and environmental policy matters. He directed the Commission's initial investigation into the failure of deregulated California electricity markets in 2000-2001. He is a former principal consultant to the California State Assembly's Committee on Natural Resources, where he wrote and reviewed legislation concerning energy, air quality, and solid waste management. He is also vice chair of the American Bar Association's Publication Committee for the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources.

Posts by Steven Weissman

1-10-14Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Ten energy stories to watch in 2014
10-29-13Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Postcard from Barcelona: Looking at the Catalonian path to sustainability
6-6-13Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Not enough money in the pipeline
5-17-13Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Coal power and climate denial
7-9-12Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Fukushima whodunit
6-20-12Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?How much of the grid can be renewable?
2-28-12Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Exploring policies to promote local renewables
11-28-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?The cost of renewable energy put in perspective
8-31-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Who’s at fault when gas pipelines explode?
8-1-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Post-tsunami Japan teaches the world about energy within limits
6-7-11Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Of commerce and green evangelism
5-18-11Politics & Law: What's on your mind?PG&E can’t show you the money
3-21-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Multiple failures exposed Diablo Canyon to higher risk
3-14-11Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Public policy and those pesky smart meters
1-28-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Good for consumers, good for the planet?
11-17-10Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Gaming the emissions from the Four Corners coal plant
8-23-10Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Smart meters and smart regulation
7-29-10Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?As Congress sleeps, military awakens to the energy/climate threat
6-24-10Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Alberta’s tar sands a slow-motion equivalent of the Gulf disaster