Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett has announced his selection for the new chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. Kennett Square resident Robert Powelson will lead the five-person agency, the Associated Press reports.
The former president of the Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry has served on the PUC since 2008. He’ll replace former Chairman James Cawley, who will continue to serve as a PUC commissioner through the end of his contract in 2015.