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===Utilities===
The [[Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935]] in the United States caused many energy companies to divest their subsidiary businesses. Between 1938 and 1958 the number of holding companies declined from 216 to 18.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://americanhistory.si.edu/csr/powering/|title=Emergence of Electrical Utilities in America|last=Hirsh|first=Richard|deadurlurl-status=yesdead|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20120901160712/http://americanhistory.si.edu/csr/powering/|archivedate=2012-09-01|df=}}</ref> [[Energy Policy Act of 2005|An energy law]] passed in 2005 removed the 1935 requirements, and has led to mergers and holding company formation among power marketing and power brokering companies.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/blackout/regulation/timeline.html#fn3|title=Public vs. Private Power : from FDR to Today|website=PBS.org|accessdate=2014-11-28}}</ref>
 
===Broadcasting===