WHAT: Moreland Commission public hearing

WHEN: 6 p.m.

WHERE: State University of New York at Old Westbury, Student Union Center, 223 Store Hill Rd.

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BACKGROUND: A special panel appointed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to investigate how utility companies prepared for and reacted to superstorm Sandy and other recent storms will hear from expert witnesses and take public comment. Speakers are required to register before the hearing and will be limited to two minutes. Written comments may be submitted before or after the hearing at comments@moreland.ny.gov

NEXT HEARING: Another hearing is planned on Long Island on Dec. 20.