SENATOR TERRY GIPSON COMMENDS PSC FOR EXTENDING THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON TRANSMISSION LINES BY 60 DAYS

 

    For Immediate Release: December 23, 2013
    Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov     

    SENATOR TERRY GIPSON COMMENDS PSC FOR EXTENDING THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON TRANSMISSION LINES BY 60 DAYS

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY -- New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) issued the following statement on the Public Service Commission (PSC) extending  the public comment period for the suggested transmission line project that would potentially impact the towns of Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan and Pleasant Valley by 60 days, making the new deadline February 21:

    "I commend the PSC for listening to the concerns of residents, local organizations and myself by extending the public comment period.

    “I have called on the PSC to ensure that residents’ and local communities’ voices are being heard and questions answered so that all viable options are explored. I remain committed to advocating for those who may be potentially impacted and the best interests of our community."

    ------ ------