Energy, meat processing bills clear governor's desk
April 22, 2021
Though the 66th Legislative Session has come to an end, bills continue to pass across the desk of Governor Mark Gordon for his signature. Over the last week, the governor has signed several bills, including three that support the energy sector.
House Bill 166, for example, requires public utilities to take additional steps before they may retire coal or natural gas plants. Utilities must now demonstrate to the Public Service Commission that such retirements will not lead to added costs for ratepayers or less reliable electrical service.
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