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04/01/2013 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC Hurricane Preparedness Workshop Set for Wednesday


TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) staff will hold a workshop on Wednesday, April 3 to review the status of hurricane preparedness for the state’s electric utilities and major telephone companies.  The annual workshop reviews the actions utilities have taken to protect their electric transmission and distribution facilities from severe weather impacts.

Each utility will present its current storm-hardening preparation status.  Preparation categories include facility inspections; maintenance and repairs; coordination with other utilities, government, and community groups; and other storm-hardening measures.  The presentations will also address unfinished work and identify specific areas of concern.

The workshop is set for the following time and location:

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
9:00 a.m.

Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.

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