Enron’s deregulation ripple effect, 20 years later
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Also today: Fed chief Jerome Powell said The Fed is facing tension trying to balance dealing with high inflation and encouraging job growth. The FAA is hoping new software will reduce the time planes hang out on the runway, which would then help cut down greenhouse gas emissions.
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In California, energy companies gamed the markets and ushered in large-scale blackouts in 2000-2001, incidents that have Enron's fingerprints all over them.
In addition to reducing wait times, the FAA estimates this will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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