New Pa. Regulation Eases Paper Burden in Utilities Filings

Law360, Philadelphia (August 2, 2013, 5:42 PM EDT) -- Pennsylvania's Independent Regulatory Review Commission on Thursday approved a regulation aimed at simplifying procedures for attorneys representing businesses before the state's Public Utilities Commission by reducing the required number of paper copies of filings. 

The new rule means that attorneys appearing before the commission — which regulates electricity and natural gas suppliers in the state, along with telecom, water and transportation businesses — only have to file one paper copy of each legal filing.

"The PUC regulates approximately 6,000 utilities and licenses," the IRRC said in...
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