The Public Service Department Announces First Information Session of the Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission
The first information session of the recently formed Governor’s Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission will take place on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Statehouse, Room 11, Montpelier, Vermont. The agenda for the meeting will cover an overview of current Vermont energy project siting and other permit processes. This is an informational session for the Commission; additional information sessions will occur in November-January, followed by multiple public hearings.
The Commission has launched a website which can be found at http://sitingcommission.vermont.gov/home . This website contains information regarding the Commission’s charge, proposed process timeline, preliminary background material and a submission link for public comments. The site will be regularly updated with materials related to the Commission and announcements regarding future information sessions and public hearings.
The public is invited to attend all meetings of the Commission, including the first informational session. Any member of the public who requires reasonable accommodation should make his or her request to Michelle Hughes at (802) 828-3065 by October 24, 2012.
The Public Service Department is an agency within the executive branch of Vermont state government. Its charge is to represent the public interest in matters regarding energy, telecommunications, water and wastewater.