Give yourselves a big pat on the back! The Public Service Commission of West Virginia cited your letters and comments in its decision to schedule the public hearings on FirstEnergy Corp.’s proposed transfer of the Pleasants power plant to Monongahela Power and Potomac Edison.
You asked commissioners to schedule public hearings in MonPower and Potomac Edison’s service territories. And they listened. Here are the locations and dates to make public comments on FirstEnergy’s bad deal for West Virginians:
PARKERSBURG: Sept. 6, 2017, 6 p.m., Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 3rd and Avery streets.
MARTINSBURG: Sept. 11, 2017, 7 p.m., City Building, Municipal Courtroom, 232 North Queen St., 1st Floor.
MORGANTOWN: Sept. 12, 2017, 6 p.m., Monongalia County Judicial Center, Judge Tucker's Courtroom. 75 High St., 3rd Floor.
In addition to the hearings, you can submit public comment in writing:
Ingrid Ferrell, Executive Secretary
P.O. Box 812
Charleston, WV 25323
All written comments should be marked with Case No. 17-0296-E-PC.
Public comment may also be made on line at http://www.psc.state.wv.us by clicking on submit a comment in the left column and following the directions provided.
PRESS COVERAGE: "Public comment hearings set for Pleasants Power Station deal" by Max Garland of Charleston Gazette-Mail