Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro:
General Rate Review - Further Information and Procedural Order




Press Release

Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities

Friday September 7, 2001

 

Press Release

The Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities today released further updates concerning the public hearing into Newfoundland and Labrador Hydroís application for a General Rate Review.†† The public hearing is set to begin on September 24, 2001 in St. Johnís.

 

The Board has now scheduled Public Participation Days in various locations to provide an opportunity for interested persons or organizations throughout the province to express their views to the Board on the application.The following dates, times and locations have been set for this purpose:

 

DATE†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† TIME††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† LOCATION†††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

October 15, 2001††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9:30 A.M.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† St. Anthony at the Vinland Hotel

 

October 16,2001†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2:00 P.M.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wabush at the Wabush Hotel

October 17,2001†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9:30 A.M†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wabushat the Wabush Hotel

 

October 18, 2001††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9:30 A.M.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Goose Bay at the Labrador Inn

October 19, 2001††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9:30 A.M.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Goose Bay at the Labrador Inn

 

October 22, 2001††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9:30 A.M.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Stephenville at the Holiday Inn

 

October 23, 2001††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9:30 A.M.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grand Falls at the Mount Peyton Hotel

 

October 25 & 26, 2001††††††††††††††††††††† 9:30 A.M.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† St. Johnís at the Boardís Hearing Room

 

 

The Board also released today an amendment to Procedural Order P.U. 7 (2001-2002).Procedural Order P.U. 7 (2001-2002) stemmed from the Boardís Pre-Hearing Conference held on July 5, 2001, and provided notification of registered intervenors, schedule of dates and procedures governing the hearing.†† The amending Procedural Order No. P.U. 18 (2001-2002) reflects decisions of the Board arising from Motions Days held on July 18, 2001 and August 29, 2001 and serves to further clarify hearing procedures.

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A copy of the Notice of Hearing and Board Order No. P.U. 18 (2001-2002) can be viewed on the Boardís website at www.pub.nf.ca.

 

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Media Contact: ††††††††††††††††††† Cheryl Blundon, Board Secretary

Phone:†††††††††††††††††† (709) 726-8600

E-mail: †††††††††††††††††† cheryl@pub.nf.ca

Facsimile:†††††††††††††† (709) 726-9604