Vermont Public Service Department Releases Report Summarizing Advocacy in Key Proceedings
Montpelier, Vermont – Pursuant to Act 130 of 2016, the Department of Public Service is required to submit annually to the Vermont General Assembly a report addressing the positions taken and the concessions obtained through the advocacy work of the Department. Further, the law requires that the Attorney General’s Office “monitor and detail at least one rate proceeding annually and make findings and recommendations related to the effectiveness and independence of the Department’s ratepayer advocacy.”
The Department has completed and shared with the Vermont Legislature a draft of this report. Pursuant to Act 130, the Department will be accepting comments on the report until January 20, 2017. An updated report that includes comments and responses will be published in February 2017.
Those wishing to review the report should go to the following link: http://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/annual-report-public-advocacy. Those wishing to submit comments on the report can do so via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments can also be mailed to the Department at 112 State Street, Montpelier Vermont, 05620-2601.