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PGW Emails Show Involvement in Drafting Bill That Runs Counter to Climate Goals

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Nathaniel Hamilton
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Philadelphia Gas Works offices on Broad Street in South Philadelphia.

Congress recently passed a $2 trillion bill that includes funds to support electrification of heating and cooling – something scientists say is crucial to cutting greenhouse gas emissions. But a bill moving through Harrisburg would prevent cities and towns from enacting their own electrification policies.

WHYY StateImpact Pennsylvania's Susan Phillips reports on how Philadelphia's own gas utility supports industry efforts.

(Original air-date: 12/8/21)