Thursday, February 18, 2010

Westchester BOL committee meeting concerning Moratorium resolution this Monday!


*** COMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE  ***


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 16, 2010
Contact:   Christopher M. Crane ChrisC@westchesterlegislators.com | 914-995-2104 (office)



WESTCHESTER LAWMAKERS CONSIDER CALL FOR MORATORIUM ON CON ED TREE CUTTING PROGRAM


What:             The Westchester County Board of Legislators Committees on Environment and Energy will have a joint meeting discussing Consolidated Edison’s recent tree cutting along electric transmission line corridors.  Both committees will, also, address legislation calling for a moratorium on Con Edison’s tree cutting program and a revision of the State’s Public Service Commission requirements

Who:              Energy and Environment Committee Members
                        Representatives from Con Edison
              
When:            Monday, February 22, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Where:          Westchester County Board of Legislators Committee Room
148 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor
White PlainsNY

Why:              Recent tree cutting and clearing along electric transmission line corridors has raised many questions and concerns among homeowners and municipalities that border these lines.  Con Edison operates and manages the transmission lines, which span from Yonkers toYorktown.


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