Pa. Lawmaker Seeks To Up Renewable Energy Requirements

Law360, Philadelphia (September 12, 2013, 3:05 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state senator said Tuesday that he would put forth legislation to increase the amount of energy that electricity providers must obtain from renewable sources such as wind and solar in an effort to tackle climate change.

Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery, said in a memorandum that the bill — which would amend the Pennsylvania Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act — mirrors companion legislation currently pending in the state’s House.

“It is important that Pennsylvania keep pace with neighboring states in developing, generating and consuming renewable...
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