In Coronavirus Crisis, PSE and 574 Groups Urge Halt to Electricity, Water Shutoffs

WASHINGTON (MARCH 19, 2020) – More than 575 utility justice, labor, faith, consumer and environmental groups urged state governors, mayors and utility regulators today to put a moratorium on electricity and water-utility shutoffs in response to the coronavirus crisis and resulting job losses.

Today’s letter also called for deeper policy changes that deploy distributed solar and establish percentage-of-income water-payment systems to address the systemic issues leading to shutoffs…(read more)