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The Morning Call
UGI customers to pay 8.3 percent more for natural gas beginning Thursdayhike to cover its operations, according to a settlement reached earlier this mo
UGI customers to pay 8.3 percent more for natural gas beginning Thursday
The Morning Call / Posted 17 minutes ago
hike to cover its operations, according to a settlement reached earlier this month between the company and opponents. The state Public Utility Commission must approve the deal, which would raise a customer's bill about $4.34, or 8.3 percent. In... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton gets good interest rates on parking debt dealdisclosure on Thursday addresses the Aug. 24 release of a recommendation by adm
Scranton gets good interest rates on parking debt deal
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
disclosure on Thursday addresses the Aug. 24 release of a recommendation by administrative law judges within the state Public Utility Commission. The judges recommended the PUC reject the proposed sale of Scranton’s sewer system to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Judges don’t buy SSA pitchNo one should have been surprised when two administrative law judges recommende
Judges don’t buy SSA pitch
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
No one should have been surprised when two administrative law judges recommended last week that the state Public Utility Commission reject the proposed sale of the Scranton-Dunmore sewer system to Pennsylvania American Water Co. The judges cited... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton taxes could rise if sewer sale rejectedthe state possibly installing a receiver, according to the arguments made by th
Scranton taxes could rise if sewer sale rejected
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the state possibly installing a receiver, according to the arguments made by the water company, authority and city to the state Public Utility Commission. “If the transaction is not finalized by Oct. 31, 2016, the city will face an untenable 2017... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Upgrades due to antiquated city sewer linesAmerican Water does not change plans for these upgrades. Instead, the crux of t
Upgrades due to antiquated city sewer lines
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
American Water does not change plans for these upgrades. Instead, the crux of the proposed sale pending before the state Public Utility Commission is who will pay for the upgrades — authority sewer customers in Scranton and Dunmore alone,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton sewer sale structure unprecedented— called a variance adjustment — if revenues end up exceeding the cap. The pro
Scranton sewer sale structure unprecedented
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
— called a variance adjustment — if revenues end up exceeding the cap. The proposed purchase agreement pending before the state Public Utility Commission calls for the water company to spread out all of the costs among its broader customer... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
PUC body recommends rejection of Scranton sewer system to water companyproposed $195 million purchase of Scranton’s sewer system, jeopardizing the dea
PUC body recommends rejection of Scranton sewer system to water company
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
proposed $195 million purchase of Scranton’s sewer system, jeopardizing the deal. Two administrative law judges within the state Public Utility Commission determined that the transaction contains an unprecedented, unknown potential cost that could... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton's 2017 pension contribution increases by $4.4 millionAdministrator David Bulzoni said. City officials are banking on finalizing the
Scranton's 2017 pension contribution increases by $4.4 million
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Administrator David Bulzoni said. City officials are banking on finalizing the sewer sale, which is under review by the state Public Utility Commission, by the end of this year or, at the latest, the end of 2017, he said. That would ensure... Read more
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The Morning Call
Customers say no to Met-Ed's $140 million rate hike$147.34. Included in that bill, the utility proposes to hike the basic "custome
Customers say no to Met-Ed's $140 million rate hike
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
$147.34. Included in that bill, the utility proposes to hike the basic "customer charge" by 70 percent, to $17.42. The state Public Utility Commission has until January 2017 to decide on the case. A settlement could be reached before... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
City Council Clashes Over 2017 Budgetsocial services funding. Meanwhile, Council is in the midst of revising Austin
City Council Clashes Over 2017 Budget
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
social services funding. Meanwhile, Council is in the midst of revising Austin Energy rates – under the gimlet eye of the state Public Utility Commission – and the initial buzz is that AE rates will indeed be adjusted somewhat downward: good news... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Shortage of impact fee dollars, weather at airport’s location raise questions about viability of expansionimpacted by natural gas drilling. This year, the county received roughly $3.7 m
Shortage of impact fee dollars, weather at airport’s location raise questions about viability of expansion
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
impacted by natural gas drilling. This year, the county received roughly $3.7 million in Act 13 funds, according to the state Public Utility Commission. Murawski said if the county were to withhold the remaining $2 million in matching funds,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Roundup: PUC approves Respond Power settlement; Steelworkers, craft unions merge; morecomplaints of deceptive marketing and billing practices that were raised after
Roundup: PUC approves Respond Power settlement; Steelworkers, craft unions merge; more
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
complaints of deceptive marketing and billing practices that were raised after the so-called polar vortex in 2014. The state Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved the settlement among its investigators, consumer advocates and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Public Utility Commission gets input on new area code for central PennsylvaniaPennsylvania | TribLIVE HARRISBURG — The state Public Utility Commission is
Public Utility Commission gets input on new area code for central Pennsylvania
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
Pennsylvania | TribLIVE HARRISBURG — The state Public Utility Commission is preparing to address a looming shortage of telephone numbers in central Pennsylvania by... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pa. PUC approves $5.2M settlement with Respond Powercomplaints of deceptive marketing and billing practices that were raised after
Pa. PUC approves $5.2M settlement with Respond Power
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
complaints of deceptive marketing and billing practices that were raised after the so-called polar vortex in 2014. The state Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved the settlement between its investigators, consumer advocates and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Leetsdale bridge plans still unclearowned by the state. “Nothing's happened with it. Nobody's said a word,” Leetsd
Leetsdale bridge plans still unclear
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
owned by the state. “Nothing's happened with it. Nobody's said a word,” Leetsdale Council President Wes James said. The state Public Utility Commission issued an emergency order in 2013 to close the bridge following a safety inspection, and a... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Neighbors: Overlay option preferred in 717 area code changeHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state Public Utility Commission is addressing a loom
Neighbors: Overlay option preferred in 717 area code change
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state Public Utility Commission is addressing a looming shortage of telephone numbers in central Pennsylvania by hearing from people who live in the 16-county region that currently uses the 717 area code. PennLive.com... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland transit officials hail Uber expansion; cab companies less enthusiasticEwer said Uber officials want lawmakers to pass “permanent, statewide ride-shar
Westmoreland transit officials hail Uber expansion; cab companies less enthusiastic
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
Ewer said Uber officials want lawmakers to pass “permanent, statewide ride-sharing legislation as soon as possible.” The state Public Utility Commission granted Uber and its competitor Lyft two-year experimental certificates for statewide... Read more
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TribLIVE
Uber to expand service area in Western PennsylvaniaEwer said Uber officials want lawmakers to pass “permanent, statewide ride-shar
Uber to expand service area in Western Pennsylvania
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
Ewer said Uber officials want lawmakers to pass “permanent, statewide ride-sharing legislation as soon as possible.” The state Public Utility Commission granted Uber and its competitor Lyft two-year experimental certificates for statewide... Read more
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The Morning Call
Met-Ed found liable for damage to Slate Belt homewhat Hentz had sought, so his battle may not be over. But it's a start and Hent
Met-Ed found liable for damage to Slate Belt home
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
what Hentz had sought, so his battle may not be over. But it's a start and Hentz is preparing for the next round before the state Public Utility Commission. After the incident happened in April, Met-Ed acknowledged the equipment failure, but... Read more
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The Morning Call
UGI rate hike could be lower than expectedTuesday by corporate owner UGI Corp. The company first proposed settling the ca
UGI rate hike could be lower than expected
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
Tuesday by corporate owner UGI Corp. The company first proposed settling the case in a document filed June 30 with the state Public Utility Commission, which must approve the agreement. During a conference call with analysts, UGI Corp.... Read more
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The Morning Call
PPL's smart grid technology cutting outage timesvulnerable played a key role in what was then the company's third-worst power o
PPL's smart grid technology cutting outage times
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
vulnerable played a key role in what was then the company's third-worst power outage in its history. In a 2012 report, the state Public Utility Commission found PPL had by far the most "preventable" long-term power outages immediately following... Read more

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