The California Energy Commission has attorneys assisting the public on concerns about power plants, etc. They also have information on rebates, grants, and loans for alternative and energy efficient appliances and systems. * “Blueprint” – bimonthly on building efficiency geared to contractors, available at: 800-772-3300 Publications: 916-324-3014; Low-income energy assistance: 800-433-4327; Recycling: 800- 327-9886; Rates, utility questions: 800-848-9119, 800-822-6228 or 800-324-3009; Energy hotline: 916-324-3376 (e.g. building standards and regulations for energy conservation). Web site has extensive info.