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PA Climate Activists Call on Gov. Wolf to appoint PUCs Dedicated to Climate Justice

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Rabbi Julie Greenberg rallies protesters during a daylong action at PES refinery in South Philadelphia.

Pennsylvania climate activists are setting their sights on the state’s utility regulator. The groups want Governor Tom Wolf to appoint new Public Utility Commissioners who are dedicated to climate justice.

WHYY StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Susan Phillips reports it’s part of an effort to increase the use of renewable energy.

(Original air-date: 8/23/21)