Columbia Gas Defends $657M Infrastructure Improvement Plan

Law360, Philadelphia (January 23, 2013, 4:24 PM EST) -- Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Inc. defended its $657 million infrastructure improvement plan to the state's Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday, responding to comments made by the Office of Consumer Advocate questioning the benefits of the plan.

The subsidiary of NiSource Inc., the second-largest natural gas distributor in the country, responded to the OCA's request for a system network analysis of the proposed pipe improvements, arguing that the analysis is unnecessary and cost-prohibitive. In a filing in January, the OCA asked the PUC to require Columbia to...
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