State Energy Planning Process
Public Hearing Schedule now available

Staff Contact: Ken Pokalsky
August 6, 2009

Please be advised that the Public Hearing Schedule for the 2009 Draft New York State Energy Plan is now available on the State Energy Plan web site www.nysenergyplan.com

Nine public hearings will be held across the State, including three held during evening hours and one scheduled for a Saturday. Each hearing will be four hours in length. Members of the Public wishing to address the Board are encouraged to pre-register through the link on the homepage of the web site; however, walk-ins will be allowed to speak as long as there is time remaining in the hearing time frame.

Prior to the start of each hearing, a brief address will be given to provide general information and hearing rules. General public hearing rules include:

The Planning Board anticipates releasing the Draft New York State Energy Plan documents on August 10, 2009 through the Planning web site. An email will go out announcing the release.