Cuomo Asks NY Regulator To Help Ease Electric Car Rollout

Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT) -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday prodded a state regulator to help remove red tape that could slow down a plan to install thousands of charging stations across New York in order to put 40,000 electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the road by 2018.

The Democratic governor directed the New York State Public Service Commission to determine the extent of its own jurisdiction over the expansion — unveiled in January and dubbed Charge NY — as the state determines how utilities can own and operate...
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