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Hudson Valley News
12:29 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

FERC Denies Rehearing On Capacity Zone Request

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order relating to a newly-implemented energy capacity zone that is already raising electric rates.  The order came one week before a scheduled day in court.

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Hudson Valley News
1:03 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Dutchess County Exec Supports Lawsuit Against FERC

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The Dutchess County executive has joined the legal fight to dismantle a new capacity zone. He says county residents cannot afford to pay the price of higher electric bills resulting from the new zone and is calling on a federal agency to halt the zone’s implementation.

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro Monday filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Hudson Valley News
12:22 pm
Sat May 17, 2014

Court Issues Order In Lawsuit Against FERC

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A U.S. Court of Appeals has responded to a lawsuit filed earlier this week by a Dutchess County utility and the New York State Public Service Commission concerning a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
3:04 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Court Orders FERC Response In Capacity Zone Case

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A U.S. Court of Appeals has responded to a lawsuit filed earlier this week by a Dutchess County utility and the New York State Public Service Commission concerning a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
9:17 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Central Hudson, PSC Take FERC Matter To Court

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A Dutchess County-based utility company is turning to legal action in its opposition to a new capacity zone that it says is already translating into higher electric rates. The New York State Public Service Commission has also filed an emergency motion with the court.

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Hudson Valley News
9:02 am
Wed April 30, 2014

NY Congressman To Deliver Letters To FERC

With a new capacity zone set to take effect May 1st, a New York Congressman Wednesday afternoon plans to deliver community concerns directly to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Hudson Valley News
2:56 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

NYS Senator Rolls Out Affordable Energy Plan

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A New York state Senator from the Hudson Valley has unveiled an energy plan he hopes will ease financial burdens and move the state forward. 

State Senator Terry Gipson has an affordable energy plan he says would bring relief from taxes and rate hikes to families and businesses.

“I just can’t sit by any longer and watch hardworking families and business owners suffer under these regressive energy taxes,” says Gipson.

The Democrat from Rhinebeck says his plan has five points.

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Hudson Valley News
1:14 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Smart Meters Under Scrutiny

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The meter reader has gone the way of the milkman and the bread man — in some communities, "smart meters" wirelessly report your energy or water consumption back to the utility company. But fear of electric impulses transmitted by the devices has led to a consumer call for choice. 

Digital smart meter technology has been around since the 1990s, but opposition has grown worldwide. Critics of the technology claim the radio emissions cause a variety of human health problems.

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Hudson Valley News
9:14 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

PSC Staff Responds To Rehearing Request From Utility Merger Opponents

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Staff of the New York State Public Service Commission has weighed in on whether the PSC should reconsider its approval of a utility merger in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
1:20 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Utility Merger Opponents Ask The PSC For A Rehearing

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Opponents of an approved utility merger in the Hudson Valley are asking the state Public Service Commission to reconsider its decision.

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