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Standard 6.

Initial Notification Standard


Within one hour of the identification of a major outage or other newsworthy event, the utility shall notify the Commission and Warning Center at the Office of Emergency Services of the location, possible cause and expected duration of the outage.  The Warning Center at the OES is expected to notify other state and local agencies of the outage.  Subsequent contacts between state and local agencies and the utility shall be conducted between personnel identified in advance, as set forth in Standard 4.B.  From time to time the Commission staff may issue instructions or guidelines regarding reporting.