PEPCO’s Reliability and Restoration Efforts Following the June 29, 2012 Storm
Councilmember Yvette M. Alexander, Chairperson of the Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs, announces a public oversight roundtable on PEPCO’s reliability and restoration efforts following the June 29, 2012 storm. The public roundtable will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2012 in Hearing Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The purpose of this oversight roundtable is to discuss PEPCO’s reliability and restoration efforts following the derecho that took place on June 29, 2012. In the aftermath of the storm, more than 443,000 PEPCO customers lost power, 66,000 of which were in the District. The Committee’s roundtable will serve as an opportunity for the Council to ask questions and to offer the public an opportunity to submit testimony.
Those who wish to testify should register online or contact Ms. Rayna Smith, Legislative Counsel, at (202) 741-2111 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Thursday, July 12, 2012. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on Thursday, July 12th, the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.
If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted either to Ms. Rayna Smith, or to Ms. Nyasha Smith, Secretary to the Council, Room 5 of the Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012.