New Mexico governor seeks changes in utility regulation
August 8, 2019
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is questioning recent decisions by a powerful regulatory commission as it weighs the pending closure of a major coal-fired power plant in a case that will test the state's new energy transition law.
The first-year governor says reforming the Public Regulation Commission is needed to ensure the success of the landmark legislation that sets more ambitious renewable energy goals and charts a course for shuttering the San Juan Generating Station.
Lujan Grisham, during an energy summit Tuesday, announced her intention to have lawm...