Zack Hutchins
Director of Communications

For Release — Friday, August 15, 2003

Resources available for stories about electricity issues in New York

Although the causes of Thursday's blackout remain unclear, the failure of electricity systems will inevitably focus attention on the adequacy of New York's electricity supplies and transmission systems. This note is to remind you that The Business Council has long advocated both an increase in New York's electricity-generating capacity and upgrades to its transmission systems. For example: