Dakota Rural Action is hosting a Candidate Forum for the South Dakota PUC race between incumbent Commissioner Gary Hanson & Challenger Remi Bald Eagle on Tuesday, Oct. 6th from 6-7:30pm MT (7-8:30pm CT). Join us to hear from the candidates & to ask your own question during a Q&A session moderated by Rick Bell, Chair of DRA’s Community Energy Development Committee.
Registration is limited, & we will be prioritizing participants who are South Dakota registered voters.
ABOUT THE PUC : The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) regulates electric, natural gas, and telephone utilities, as well as issuing permits for the siting of wind energy, solar energy, & electric transmission facilities, as well as oil & gas pipelines. The PUC also licenses & inspects public grain warehouses & grain buyers in the state. Commissioners serve six-year terms with no term limits.