By Ceci Pineda and Jonathan Bix
Published in the Albany Times Union
Soon, three of the five seats on New York’s powerful Public Service Commission will be empty. Gov. Andrew Cuomo should seize this opportunity to appoint “People’s Commissioners” committed to serving the interests of the people and environment of New York.
It is critical that the PSC — which helps guide the state’s energy future — is well positioned to address the needs and concerns of all New Yorkers, including poor, working class people and people of color struggling with major challenges related to energy affordability, energy access and pollution.