Hearing on utilities, storms set for Albany

Posted at: 03/06/2013 9:40 AM
By: AP

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A special state commission that's been gathering information about how utility companies have dealt with a series of disruptive storms is set to hold a hearing in Albany.

The Moreland Commission on Utility Storm Preparation and Response says the session Wednesday will begin at 6 p.m. at the University at Albany's Hall of Fame Room in the SEFCU Arena.
The meeting will cover Saratoga, Washington, Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady, Schoharie, Greene, Columbia, Rensselaer, and Albany counties
Anyone who can't testify in person can email comments to the commission' at comments(at)moreland.ny.gov.
The commission has already staged hearings in New York City, the Adirondacks and Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and Ulster counties.
In addition to information about storm damage, the commission is reviewing the state's regulatory oversight of the utilities.
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