NY Regulator Hints At 'Unique' Action To End Con Ed Lockout

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 6:48 PM EDT) -- The top official in charge of regulating New York utilities said Wednesday his agency is studying its legal authority to end Consolidated Edison Co. of New York Inc.'s lockout of 8,500 union workers, hinting at unprecedented action if the power grid is found to be at risk.

Garry Brown, chairman of the state's Public Service Commission, made the comments at a New York City hearing called by State Assembly Democrats who are seeking to pressure both the $19 billion utility and the commission to end the...
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