Nadeau: “Serious Concerns” about PEPCO-Exelon Merger – Office of Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau

“While the Council does not have a vote on this issue, I felt compelled to share my findings after reviewing the submitted testimony and hearing from many passionate constituents,” said Councilmember Nadeau. “I have serious concerns that a merger could expose District ratepayers to rate increases and could have a negative impact on our progress on renewables. I urge the commission to consider my serious concerns when making a decision about this merger.”

The full text of the letter is below:

About Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau

In her many years of service to the community, Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau (D-Ward 1) has brought perspectives from a career that spans the non-profit, public and private sectors. She is committed to strengthening our schools, increasing affordable housing and promoting government transparency and the highest ethical standards. Prior to joining the Council, she was a strategic advisor to faith-based, Democratic and environmental non-profits, and is a former ANC. Follow her on Twitter @brianneknadeau or at

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