Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission safety engineers have been involved since the start of investigations into the Hale Street explosion. It said Thursday they are, in part, looking for any state or federal pipeline safety violations.
Pennsylvania American's recent water rate increase request to the Pennsylvania Utility Commission is likely to affect a growing number of Lower Pottsgrove residents, the township manager noted.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission agreed Wednesday to add "835" to existing area codes serving Southeastern PA. Phone numbers available under codes 610 and 484 should run out by 2023.
Rep. Joe Ciresi, whose legislative district includes Limerick Township, said he is fighting against a sewer rate hike proposed for Limerick Township by Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater Inc.
Contractors working on behalf of utility company Metropolitan Edison will be busy changing electricity meters through April in Upper Frederick and other western Montgomery County municipalities.
Western Montgomery County municipalities served by Pennsylvania American Water Company will see water rates rise by 9.4 percent beginning Jan. 1, the state Public Utilities Commission said Thursday.
The Pennsylvania chapter of AARP lodged objections Friday to changes in electricity rate plans by the state Public Utility Commission, claiming they would make power more expensive for some consumers.
Decommissioning its Limerick Unit 1 nuclear power plant will cost Exelon Corp. $628 million, the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission estimates. By the end of 2011, the company had only $528 million saved for the work. How will it close the gap?, the NRC wants to know.