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September 29, 2011

Re:    Board of Public Utilities Additional Hearing Dates Announced
          PSE&G, Rockland Electric, Atlantic City Electric and JCP&L

Dear Mayor:

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has scheduled additional public hearings for the purpose of soliciting comments from members of the public, elected officials, representative of the State's four regulated electric distribution companies ("EDCs") and all others regarding the state of preparedness and responsiveness of the EDCs prior to, during and after Hurricane Irene. 

Governor Christie directed BPU to hold public hearings and to review all facets of the EDCs plans and response to the hurricane.  The Board has scheduled the following hearings in the regions where the majority of complaints originated. 

EDC Hurricane Irene Planning and Response Open Public Hearings are as follows:

Date:           Monday, October 3, 2011
Location:     Rutgers EcoComplex
1200 Florence-Columbus Road
Bordentown, NJ 08505-4200
For directions –
Time:             4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Date:          Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Location:     The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Campus Center, Event Room
Galloway, NJ 08205
(Parking Lots 1-5)
For directions –
Time:                     4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Date:           Thursday, October 20, 2011
Location:      John H. Stamier Police Academy
1176 Raritan Road
Main Lecture Hall
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
For directions –
Time:                     4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Date:          Monday, October 24, 2011
Location:     Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road
The Trustees Pavilion
Mahwah, NJ 07430
For directions –
Time:            4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The BPU recognizes that elected officials have a full schedule, therefore, they have been permitting elected officials to speak at the beginning of the hearings.   If you plan to attend and speak at any of the public hearings, please inform Evelyn Dowling at 609-292-1951 or email at

Very truly yours,


William G. Dressel, Jr.
Executive Director



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