Public encouraged to comment at Energy Task Force meeting

Sep 18, 2019

HANCOCK, MI--   The U.P. Energy Task Force has scheduled a listening session at its meeting in Hancock Friday. 

Governor Gretchen Whitmer created the task force to assess the U.P.’s overall energy needs and how they are currently being met; formulate alternative solutions for meeting those needs, with a focus on security, reliability, affordability, and environmental soundness; and identify and evaluate potential changes that could occur to energy supply and distribution in the U.P.

The meeting takes place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Finlandia University’s Jutila Center. The afternoon portion of the meeting will be open for public comment.

The task force must submit an alternative propane supply plan for the U.P. to the governor by March 31.