PA Gov Wolf Appoints EQT’s Andrew Place to Public Utility Commission

A few weeks ago Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, disastrous Democrat ruining the Keystone State, appointed someone we suspect is an anti-driller to head the state’s Public Utility Commission (PUC), Gladys Brown (see Anti-Drillers Cheer PA Gov Wolf’s New Appointment to Head PUC). The reason we think Ms. Brown is an anti-driller is her religious-like belief in man-made global warming coupled with a big endorsement from the odious anti-drilling National Resources Defense Council, which issued a press release positively gushing at Brown’s appointment. Perhaps to soften the criticism, perhaps because he’s mildly schizophrenic, Gov. Wolf has appointed another new member of the PUC–this time someone from the Marcellus Shale industry–Andrew Place. Andrew, you may recall, works for Marcellus driller EQT and was the founding and interim executive director of the Center for Sustainable Shale Development (see Important: Drillers & Enviros Form New Group, Launch Cert Program). Andrew seems to have the ability to “reach across the isle” and work with loony toons environmentalists, so it’s no surprise Wolf has tapped him for this important post…

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