FERC announces dates of public hearings

From the 9/16 release by FERC: Any person wishing to comment on the draft EIS may do so. The public comment deadline is October 31, 2011. In addition to or in lieu of sending written comments, FERC staff invites you to attend one of the public comment meetings conducted in the Project area, scheduled as follows: Monday October 17, 2011 7:00 p.m. P.S. 44 – Thomas C. Brown School Auditorium 80 Maple Parkway Staten Island, New York 10303

Tuesday October 18, 2011 7:00 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall 669 Avenue C Bayonne, New Jersey 07002

Wednesday October 19, 2011 7:00 p.m. James J. Ferris High School Auditorium 35 Colgate Street Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Thursday October 20, 2011 7:00 p.m. P.S. 41 Greenwich Village School Auditorium 116 West 11th Street New York, New York 10011

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In addition to commenting, Sane Energy recommends you become an intervenor. Easy-to-follow instructions on how to do so can be found here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/41163777/How%20to%20Become%20an%20Intervenor.pdf

For a sample comments you can download and sign or alter as desired, click here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/41163777/FERC%20letterDB.pdf