Gov. Wolf needs to appoint two new commissioners this fall to fill vacancies on the five-member board, but faces pushback in the state Senate, which opposes Pa.’s plans to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Pennsylvanians can choose their electric provider — and skyrocketing bills in Texas a few months ago hit home for some people here. The state utility commission says consumer protections are in place in the commonwealth.
Wolf’s candidate is leading the administration’s effort to have the state join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative which Republican lawmakers oppose.
The move shocked some environmental and consumer protection groups, who say Republicans are holding the Public Utility Commission hostage over an unrelated policy decision.
Lawmakers in both parties acknowledge the measure impedes government transparency and public safety, but powerful special interests stand in the way of any major changes.
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Pa. utility regulator says Sunoco must do more to share safety information on Mariner East project in Cumberland County
The order requires Sunoco to schedule a public awareness meeting and pay a $1,000 fine.