RALEIGH, N.C. — State utility regulators will hear more Thursday eveningfrom people affected by last month's ice storm.
State Utilities Commission
will hold the second of six public forums at 6 p.m. in Raleigh.
The meeting will be held in the Utilities Commission Hearing Room 2115, Dobbs Building, 430 North Salisbury Street.
Additional public meetings will be held in January in Salisbury, Greensboro, Charlotte, and Henderson:
Customers and state officials questioned the response byProgress Energy and Duke Power Company. Company officials said theydid the best they could, but that damage from broken tree limbs wasvery widespread.
At the height of the power outages, 1.5 million North Carolinians were without power.
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