Lifelong Washingtonian and community advocate Theresa Howe Jones passed away last week at the age of 84. She leaves a legacy of meaningful work in the Anacostia neighborhood and in D.C. as a whole.
Last week, public utility regulators in D.C. rejected the proposed acquisition of one of the region’s electric utilities, Pepco, by the energy company Exelon. Several of the city’s critical players in this discussion have declared opposition to a revised version of the deal – and it’s possible the companies will walk away from the merger altogether. Kojo chats with Tommy Wells, the director of D.C.’s Department of Energy and the Environment, about what’s at stake now and whether the deal is still tenable.
- Tommy Wells Director, D.C. Department of Energy and Environment
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