(This was released before the North Carolina Utilities Commission order for a very limited hearing next Monday, June 25 at 2 p.m.)
In today’s reply comments regarding NC WARN’s list of concerns, it seems clear that Duke-Progress’s attorneys are consistent with what their PR people told reporters yesterday.
Among the key points in Duke-Progress’ filing:
In reply to those and NC WARN’s other concerns, Duke basically says “The Utilities Commission will protect customers — later — even though some of these deals might be part of the merger. Just trust them.”
I hope editorial pages will agree that this enormous deal cannot move forward without hearings where our attorney can cross-examine utility witnesses about all the secret deal-making.Donate Now