New York State Public Service Commission

Hudson Valley News
7:43 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

AARP Renews Call For Independent Consumer Advocate in NYS

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A non-profit group says consumers are being left in the cold when it comes to input about a proposed electric rate hike in the Hudson Valley. It says older consumers, in particular, can ill afford the possible two-digit hike. Meanwhile, the utility is aiming for a lower rate hike.

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Hudson Valley News
12:07 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

NYS PSC Session To Address United Water Matters

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The New York State Public Service Commission Thursday is scheduled to decide whether to approve a surcharge for a proposed water project in Rockland County along with a related issue.

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Hudson Valley News
2:12 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Riverkeeper Sues PSC Over Danskammer Power Plant

An environmental group is suing a New York State agency over a power plant in the Hudson Valley. The power plant is set to be reactivated under new ownership after severe damage from Superstorm Sandy.

Westchester County based-Riverkeeper has filed a lawsuit challenging the state Public Service Commission's approval to reactivate the Danskammer Power Plant in the Town of Newburgh without conducting a full environmental review. Phillip Musegaas is Hudson River Program Director at Riverkeeper.

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Hudson Valley News
7:44 am
Tue September 23, 2014

FERC, PSC To Hold Technical Conference On Capacity Zone

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A federal energy regulator and the New York State Public Service Commission are holding a conference to talk about the controversial energy capacity zone that was implemented in the Hudson Valley in May.

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Hudson Valley News
2:28 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

PSC Recommendations For Transmission Line Projects Draw Critiques

The comment period on proposed recommendations concerning a New York transmission line project recently ended. An environmental group is calling for the whole process to be put on hold. Others with concerns don’t go as far.

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Hudson Valley News
10:29 am
Tue July 8, 2014

PSC Cuts United Water's Proposed Rate Increase

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The New York State Public Service Commission has rejected a requested water-rate increase in the Hudson Valley. The PSC also wants a third party to independently review management and operation practices.

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Hudson Valley News
6:53 am
Fri June 27, 2014

PSC Rejects United Water's Requested Rate Increase

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The New York State Public Service Commission Thursday rejected a requested water-rate increase in the Hudson Valley.

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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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