FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- December 28, 2012
Contact: Gregg Ochoa (573) 522-2760
PSC Sets Intervention Deadline In Laclede Gas Company Rate Case
JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission has established the deadline for those parties wishing to intervene and participate in a gas rate case filed by Laclede Gas. Applications to intervene and participate in this case should be filed no later than January 14, 2013, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0360.
The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency that represents the general public in matters before the Commission. Individual citizens wishing to comment should contact either the Office of the Public Counsel (Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Suite 650, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-2230, telephone (866) 922-2959, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
) or the Public Service Commission staff (P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, e-mail email@example.com
Formal evidentiary hearings are scheduled for August 1-16, 2013. These hearings will be held in Room 310 of the Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Jefferson City. The Governor Office Building meets accessibility standards required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If any person needs additional accommodations to participate in these hearings, please call the Missouri Public Service Commission’s hotline at 1-800-392-4211 (voice) or Relay Missouri at 711 before the hearings.
Recommendations regarding the scheduling of local public hearings are to be filed with the Commission no later than February 4, 2013.
On December 21, 2012, Laclede Gas filed a gas rate case with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to increase annual operating revenues by approximately $58.4 million. According to the company, the average increase for residential customers would be approximately $4.93 a month.
Laclede Gas Company serves approximately 630,000 natural gas customers in Missouri.