Four public hearings scheduled on post-Irene energy response in New Jersey

    If you live in New Jersey and use electricity, you might have an interest in some upcoming public hearings about electrical distribution companies’ response during the days and weeks following Hurricane Irene.

    Four public comments meetings have been scheduled by the state Board of Public Utilities, and the first is tonight at the Rutgers EcoComplex in Bordentown.

    The other three are as follows:


    Tuesday, October 18, 2011 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey 101 Vera King Farris Drive Campus Center, Event Room Galloway, NJ 08205-9441 (Parking Lots 1 – 5)
    Thursday, October 20, 2011 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. John H. Stamier Police Academy 1176 Raritan Road Main Lecture Hall Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    Monday, October 24, 2011 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Ramapo College of New Jersey 505 Ramapo Valley Rd The Trustees Pavilion Mahwah, NJ 07430

    If you can’t make a meeting, submit written comments to or:

    Kristi Izzo, Secretary of the Board Board of Public Utilities P.O. Box 350 Trenton, NJ 08625-0350

    Written comments will be accepted until Oct. 31 and must include Docket Number EO110900543 in the subject.

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