Westchester Lawmakers Consider Call For Moratorium On Con Ed Tree Cutting Program

 

What:

 

 

The Westchester County Board of Legislators Committees on Environment and Energy will have a joint meeting discussing Consolidated Edison’s recent tree cutting along electric transmission line corridors.  Both committees will, also, address legislation calling for a moratorium on Con Edison’s tree cutting program and a revision of the State’s Public Service Commission requirements

 

 

Who:

 

 

- Energy and Environment Committee Members
- Representatives from Con Edison

 

 

When:

 

 

Monday, February 22, 2010 at 3:00 pm

 

 

Where:

 

 

Westchester County Board of Legislators Committee Room
148 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor
White Plains, NY

 

 

Why:

 

 

Recent tree cutting and clearing along electric transmission line corridors has raised many questions and concerns among homeowners and municipalities that border these lines.  Con Edison operates and manages the transmission lines, which span from Yonkers to Yorktown.