BILLINGS, Mont.— A utility serving 26,000 eastern Montana customers scaled back its proposal for a steep rate hike on Monday, just a day before the matter was scheduled to go before state regulators for a public hearing. Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. planned to file a new application with the Montana Public Service Commission reducing the proposed rate hike...» Read More
LOS ANGELES, Jan 27- A California utility failed to protect residents from the largest methane leak in state history at its natural gas field near Los Angeles, a regional pollution watchdog said in a lawsuit filed against the company. The suit, filed on Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court by the South Coast Air Quality Management District, seeks penalties...
Jan 22- Long before a natural gas storage well sprung a disastrous leak near Los Angeles, California, utilities and national industry groups were raising alarms about the danger of aging underground storage infrastructure. Jurisdiction over facilities storing gas to be transported across state lines falls to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials...
NEW YORK, Jan 12- Puerto Rico could face widespread blackouts if its power utility, PREPA, runs out of cash, the company's chief restructuring officer told a congressional panel on Tuesday, arguing that the utility needs access to federal bankruptcy law to help close a deal to restructure its debt. PREPA's Lisa Donahue told the House Committee on Natural...
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