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February 15, 2019

Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee, Jay H. Banks

Councilmember Jay H. Banks Issues Official Statement in Response to Today's UCTT Committee Meeting

Councilmember Jay H. Banks Issues Official Statement in Response to Today's UCTT Committee Meeting

NEW ORLEANS - District "B" Councilmember Jay H. Banks has issued the following statement in response to today's Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology (UCTT) Committee meeting:

February 12, 2019

Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee, Helena Moreno, Jay H. Banks, Joseph I. Giarrusso

Council Resolution Directs Improvements to New Orleans Power Station and Focuses Entergy's $5M Penalty Toward Solving S&WB Power Crisis

Seal of the City of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Utilities Committee Chair Helena Moreno, Council Sewerage and Water Board (S&WB) Appointee Jay H. Banks, and Public Works Committee Chair Joe Giarrusso have issued the following statement regarding Entergy and the New Orleans Power Station (NOPS):

"Since taking office last May, this Council has relentlessly fought on behalf of Entergy New Orleans and Sewerage Water Board (S&WB) customers. We continue to review all aspects of service and business practices by S&WB and Entergy to determine how they can better serve New Orleanians.

 

October 31, 2018

Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee, Helena Moreno

Council Announces $5M Fine and Penalty Procedure for Entergy; Initiates Prudence Investigation for Reliability Failures

Council Announces $5M Fine and Penalty Procedure for Entergy; Initiates Prudence Investigation for Reliability Failures

NEW ORLEANS - Today, the New Orleans City Council held a special meeting to hear from the independent investigators into the Entergy New Orleans (ENO) paid actors scandal, consider sanctions for the same, and initiate a prudence investigation of ENO's past operation of the city's electricity distribution system.

October 29, 2018

Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee, Helena Moreno

Council Receives Independent Investigators' Report on NOPS Process Actors

Council Receives Independent Investigators' Report on NOPS Process Actors

NEW ORLEANS - Tonight, the Council Utilities Regulatory Office (CURO) signaled it had received the final report from the Independent Investigators engaged by the Council to investigate the tactics used by Entergy during the New Orleans Power Station (NOPS) public comment period last spring.

September 25, 2018

Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee, Helena Moreno

Utilities Committee Receives Rate Case Application; Sets Schedule for Negotiation

Utilities Committee Receives Rate Case Application; Sets Schedule for Negotiation

NEW ORLEANS - Today, the New Orleans City Council Utilities Committee (UCTTC) formally received Entergy New Orleans' (ENO) application for a change in electric and gas rates (the "rate case") and set up the nearly year-long procedural schedule necessary to ensure adequate study and comment from the public.

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