NJ Power Customers Rip Proposed Post-Sandy Rate Hike

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 8:47 PM EDT) -- Jersey Central Power & Light Co. customers still frustrated from widespread, lengthy outages following Superstorm Sandy argued Tuesday afternoon that the utility doesn't deserve a proposed rate hike of more than $112 million annually.

The public hearing in Morristown, N.J., was one of six scheduled in the base rate case of JCP&L, which submitted its initial proposal for a $31.7 million increase on Nov. 30. In February, the utility amended its petition to include $603 million in costs from Superstorm Sandy and the November 2012 Nor'easter....
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