“Political rhetoric has clouded the importance of Pennsylvania’s energy production and delivery to the state’s families and small businesses. Our diverse energy portfolio, along with policies that will improve infrastructure, play a critical role in the accessibility to affordable energy throughout the Commonwealth.  That’s why it’s important that CEA’s Campaign for America’s Energy helps to remind our elected leaders of the opportunity Pennsylvania’s energy resources provide and to understand how energy needs can be met while we also protecting our environment.”

– Gene Barr, CEO Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry President

Pennsylvania is America’s second largest producer of nuclear energy, the third largest in natural gas production, and fourth in coal resources. So why do our communities spend more than 10% of their income – $159 above the national average – on their electricity bills? For families in Pennsylvania, energy costs can make or break a budget.

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