Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- September 2, 2021
Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300

PSC Sets Hearing Schedule In Liberty Natural Gas Rate Case 


JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission has set the formal evidentiary hearing schedule in a natural gas rate case filed by The Empire District Gas Company d/b/a Liberty.  Evidentiary hearings are scheduled for March 21 through March 25 and March 28 through April 1, 2022. 

These hearings will be held in the Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, in Jefferson City.  This building meets the accessibility standards required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you need additional accommodations to participate in these hearings, please call the Public Service Commission’s Hotline at 1-800-392-4211 (voice) or Relay Missouri at 711 before the hearings.  These hearings will also be streamed live on the Commission’s website ( 

On August 23, 2021, Liberty filed a natural gas rate case with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking an increase in its base distribution revenues of approximately $1.36 million. 

Liberty provides natural gas service to approximately 43,500 natural gas customers in the Missouri counties of Andrew, Atchison, Chariton, Cooper, Grundy, Henry, Holt, Howard, Johnson, Lafayette, Linn, Livingston, Morgan, Nodaway, Pettis, Platte, Ray, Saline and Vernon. 


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