Proposed Rules on Aesthetic Mitigation and Decommissioning
Act 174 requires the Board to file proposed rules on maintenance of aesthetic mitigation measures and decommissioning.
As prescribed in Act 174, the Department of Public Service filed a petition and draft rules with the Board on November 1, 2016. The Board solicited comments on the Department of Public Service draft rules on November 9, 2016. Based on the comments received, the Board filed proposed rules with the Secretary of State on December 15, 2016.
The three proposed rules filed by the Board:
Proposed Amendments to Board Rule 5.400 (conforming amendments necessary to implement the proposed rule on decommissioning.
As described in the memorandum announcing the filing of the proposed rules, the Board is inviting comment on the proposed rules consistent with the schedule outlined below:
March 9, 2017 at 9:30 A.M.: Workshop with Board staff. (Transcript)
March 31, 2017: Final Comment deadline.
Initial Comments on Rules
On March 2, 2017, the Department of Public Service filed its initial comments on the proposed rules. The Department's comments are available here:
On March 13, 2017, the Two-Rivers Ottaquechee Regional Commission submitted comments on the rule, available here: