Utilities

Public Service Commission Ordered To Allow Participation In LG&E Rate Case By Low-Income Advocates And Sierra Club

The Franklin Circuit Court granted a Temporary Injunction ordering the Public Service Commission to allow low-income and environmental advocacy groups to participate in pending LG&E and KU rate cases.

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Court of Appeals Decision Strikes Underprotective Coal Ash Regulations

In an August 21, 2018 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit remanded several regulations on coal ash disposal, promulgated under the Obama Administration, which the Court found to be underprotective of the environment.

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PSC Order Accepts Complaint Against Gas Utility Discontinuing Service

In a September 7, 2018 Order, the PSC has directed Peoples Gas Ky LLC to respond to a complaint by Georgia Johnson that their plan to discontinue gas service violates their duty to furnish adequate service. Peoples Gas has ten days to respond.

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Effort By LG&E and KU To Trim Energy Efficiency Programs Awaits PSC Ruling

LG&E and KU's most recent demand-side management and energy efficiency filing proposes to eliminate several programs for residential customers. KRC represents the Metro Housing Coalition in the case, which awaits decision by the PSC.

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Public Service Commission Denies LG&E and KU Application To Deploy "Smart Meters"

In an Order entered on August 30, 2018, the Kentucky Public Service Commission denied the request by LG&E and KU to Deploy Smart Meters, ruling that the utilities provided insufficient evidence to justify expense.

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Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC) Seeks To Intervene In PSC Case Where LG&E and KU Seek To Reduce Energy Efficiency and Demand Management Programs

Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC) Seeks To Intervene In PSC Case Where LG&E and KU Seek To Reduce Energy Efficiency and Demand Management Programs

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SETTLEMENT IN LG&E AND KU RATE CASES PROTECTS VULNERABLE RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS

SETTLEMENT IN LG&E AND KU RATE CASES PROTECTS VULNERABLE RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS, MODERATES THE AMOUNT AND IMPACT OF RATE INCREASES

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KRC Director Testifies On Bill Completing Deregulation of AT&T and Windstream Phone Services

KRC Director Testifies On Bill Completing Deregulation of AT&T and Windstream Phone Services

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KRC Testifies Before Senate Committee On AT&T's Bill Completing Deregulation Of Basic Phone Service

KRC Testifies Before Senate Committee On AT&T's Bill Completing Deregulation Of Basic Phone Service

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AT&T Bills Would Impede, Not Expand, High Speed Rural Broadband Access

AT&T Bills Would Impede, Not Expand, High Speed Rural Broadband Access

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KRC Testifies In Opposition To AT&T Deregulation Bill

KRC Testifies In Opposition To AT&T Deregulation Bill

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KRC Presents Testimony To House Committee In Opposition To SB 99 Phone Deregulation Bill

KRC Presents Testimony To House Committee In Opposition To SB 99 Phone Deregulation Bill

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Dormant Landlines In Rural Areas May Not Be Able To Reactivate Landline Service Under SB 99

Dormant Landlines In Rural Areas May Not Be Able To Reactivate Landline Service Under SB 99

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KRC Testifies Against New AT&T Phone Deregulation Bill

KRC Testifies Against New AT&T Phone Deregulation Bill

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2014 AT&T Draft Bill Fails To Assure Continued Access To Reliable Basic Phone Service For All Kentuckians

2014 AT&T Draft Bill Fails To Assure Continued Access To Reliable Basic Phone Service For All Kentuckians

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Greenhouse Gas Regulations and their Effect on Local Communities and the Poor

The increasing inability of those on low- and fixed-incomes to meet utility costs is a dire situation that affects the health of those individuals and families, and also has financial impacts on the remaining ratepayer base.

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Greenhouse Gas Regulations and their Effect on Local Communities and the Poor

First, we must recognize that doing nothing is not an option. Climate change is occurring, the rate of GHG emissions are a significant factor, fossil fuel...

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"Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” Voltaire

"Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” Voltaire

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Is AT&T's Wireless Home Service Comparable To Existing Wireline Basic Phone Service?

Is AT&T's Wireless Home Service Comparable To Existing Wireline Basic Phone Service?

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SB 88 NOT LIKELY TO MATERIALLY INCREASE AT&T’s CAPITAL SPENDING IN KENTUCKY ABOVE PAST LEVELS

SB 88 NOT LIKELY TO MATERIALLY INCREASE AT&T’s CAPITAL SPENDING IN KENTUCKY ABOVE PAST LEVELS

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A Closer Look At AT&T's "$14 Billion Investment"

A Closer Look At AT&T's "$14 Billion Investment"

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SB 88 = Less Reliable, Less Functional Home Phone Service For Rural Kentucky

Unfortunately, this has not been a helpful conversation.I'm disappointed since this is the second time I've had to reach out to customer service on this matter and the first time I was given wrong information and the second time, I was told that I co

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AT&T Proposal To Deregulate Basic Phone Service Could Hurt Rural, Low- and Fixed-Income Kentuckians

AT&T Proposal To Deregulate Basic Phone Service Could Hurt Rural, Low- and Fixed-Income Kentuckians

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AT&T Gearing Up To Seek End To Obligation To Provide Stand-alone Basic Telephone Service

AT&T Gearing Up To Seek End To Obligation To Provide Stand-alone Basic Telephone Service

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AT&T Again Seeks To End Obligation To Provide Stand-Alone Basic Phone Service To Kentucky Customers

AT&T Again Seeks To End Obligation To Provide Stand-Alone Basic Phone Service To Kentucky Customers

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SB 135: Why is Deregulating Basic Telephone Service Bad for Kentucky's Phone Customers?

SB 135: Why is Deregulating Basic Telephone Service Bad for Kentucky's Phone Customers?

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SB 135 May Adversely Affect Basic Phone Service

Council Expresses Concern That SB 135 May Adversely Affect Basic Phone Service For Rural, Low- and Fixed- Income Kentuckians

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Settlement In LG&E/KU Environmental Surcharge Case Includes New Funds For Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance

Settlement In LG&E/KU Environmental Surcharge Case Includes New Funds For Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance

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PSC Hears Testimony on PPL Acquisition of LG&E and KU; Settlement Offers Additional Help for Low- and Fixed-Income Ratepayers

PSC Hears Testimony on PPL Acquisition of LG&E and KU; Settlement Offers Additional Help for Low- and Fixed-Income Ratepayers

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Settlement Approved in LGE/KU Rate Cases Results In Reduction of Rate Increases by 25% From What Had Been Sought

Settlement Approved in LGE/KU Rate Cases Results In Reduction of Rate Increases by 25% From What Had Been Sought

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Agreement In LGE/KU Rate Case Would Lessen Increases Sought In Rates And Charges For Residential Customers

Agreement In LGE/KU Rate Case Would Lessen Increases Sought In Rates And Charges For Residential Customers

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Columbia Gas Rate Case Settlement Approved

Columbia Gas Rate Case Settlement Approved

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What Utilities Can Do To Advance Energy Efficiency in Kentucky

What Utilities Can Do To Advance Energy Efficiency in Kentucky

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Circuit Court Decision Assures Cell Tower Review In All Counties

Circuit Court Decision Assures Cell Tower Review In All Counties

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KRC Argues "Business Case" for Energy Efficiency At Utilities And Energy Efficiency Conference

KRC Argues "Business Case" for Energy Efficiency At Utilities And Energy Efficiency Conference

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PSC Order In Cell Tower Case Appealed

PSC Order In Cell Tower Case Appealed

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Rehearing Sought On Cell Tower Siting Case

Rehearing Sought On Cell Tower Siting Case

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PSC Ruling Interpreting Cell Tower Law Could Affect Many Communities

PSC Ruling Interpreting Cell Tower Law Could Affect Many Communities

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CLEARING THE AIR ON TELEPHONE DEREGULATION

CLEARING THE AIR ON TELEPHONE DEREGULATION

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KRC TESTIFIES IN OPPOSITION TO PHONE DEREGULATION BILL

KRC TESTIFIES IN OPPOSITION TO PHONE DEREGULATION BILL

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KRC Voices Concerns Over Telephone Deregulation Bill

KRC Voices Concerns Over Telephone Deregulation Bill

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Bill To Deregulate Many Local Phone Services Opposed

Bill To Deregulate Many Local Phone Services Opposed

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