RCA to Hold Public Hearing & Continue Public Meeting on MEA's Petition Filed in Docket R-07-001
Anchorage, Alaska - At a public meeting today, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (Commission) voted to convene a public hearing in Docket R-07-001 at 9 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2007, in the Commission’s East Hearing Room located at 700 West 8th Avenue, Suite 300, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501.

The purpose of the public hearing is to receive testimony and public comment from interested persons regarding the petition filed by the Matanuska Electric Association Inc. (MEA) to open a Notice of Inquiry to adopt regulations governing the creation of a traditional G&T cooperative or a unified power pool for the railbelt’s regulated electric cooperatives.

Following the public hearing, the September 20-public meeting is scheduled to reconvene at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, at which time the Commission will continue its discussion of MEA’s petition in Docket R-07-001.

A copy of MEA’s petition may be downloaded in its entirety.

Date Issued: 9/20/2007