Pa. Bill Aims To Create Oversight For Coal-Plant Closures

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 4:09 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania state representative unveiled legislation Tuesday that would create the Coal-Fired Electric Generation Deactivation Commission, a state body that would review the effects of coal power plant closures and would hold plant owners more accountable.

Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Fayette/Greene/Washington, formally introduced House Bill 2030 on Tuesday, just weeks after she sent a memorandum around to all her fellow House members alerting them to her intentions. In a Tuesday statement on her website, Snyder said the bill's passing is integral for Pennsylvania because currently a coal...
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