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PSD Commissioner Tierney's Call to Action to Vermont Utilities

Commissioner Tierney asks Vermont Utilities “How can you help Vermont build back better and smarter?” after Vermont July 2023 Flooding. 

Commissioner Tierney’s July 26, 2023 letter urges Vermont Utilities “to leverage your relationships and deploy solutions within your respective service territories that will bring forward-looking flood relief to Vermonters who are digging out and need a more resilient energy future that is efficient and minimizes their carbon footprint.”  She advises “On July 9, 2023, Governor Scott declared a state of emergency arising from a series of severe rainstorms that inflicted catastrophic flood damage throughout Vermont.  Since then, he has repeatedly called for “all hands-on deck” to aid in the response and recovery.  To accomplish this, the Department hereby establishes policy guidance for the duration of the recovery from the flood devastation of 2023:”  

To read the policy guidance and obtain further information please read Commissioner Tierney's letter.