Pa. PUC Pushes For New Infrastructure Improvement Regs

Law360, Philadelphia (October 7, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on Thursday defended proposed regulations detailing the steps utilities must follow in order to levy charges for infrastructure replacement in a filing with the state's Independent Regulatory Review Commission.

The agency said that detailed "long-term infrastructure improvement plans," or LTIIPs, are critical to ensuring that the state's electric, natural gas and wastewater utilities are properly updating their systems.

"The purpose of a LTIIP is to ensure that utilities are planning and executing capital expenditures that will maintain and improve the efficiency,...
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