Split Pa. Utility Agency OKs Equitable Gas' System Upgrades

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 5:09 PM EDT) -- A split Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on Tuesday approved Equitable Gas Co. LLC’s long-term plan to replace aging mainlines in its distribution system as well as its request to assess utility customers a new monthly charge to fund those infrastructure improvements.

In a 3-2 vote, the Pennsylvania PUC signed off on Equitable’s long-term infrastructure improvement plan, or LTIIP, which is a five-year plan that calls for the utility to increase its projected capital investment for replacing aging natural gas service lines from about $17.3 million a...
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