Tom Johnson has seen a lot of change since he became chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) in April. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed major reductions in carbon dioxide emissions, and Ohio Governor John Kasich signed Senate Bill 310 (SB 310), freezing Ohio’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards for two years (see our June 5 blog post for more on these). In a Columbus Business First article, Johnson said of his new job, “We want to do the right thing….[w]hen you flip the switch for electric, you want the lights to come on,” and “[y]ou want to have it so the jobs industry wants to come to Ohio, stay in Ohio, provide jobs.” For more, read the full article.