CAPITOL CHATTER Qwest can freeze
Qwest would have to freeze its basic residential telephone rates until 2013 under a plan released by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
After keeping rates the same for three years, the commis... Posted on 12/9/09 at 9:47 AM
System intended to keep electric rates lower, not heat up homes
WORTHINGTON — Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Barb Fuerstenberg had sent the last of her daycare charges home and was starting to make supper when she noticed it had gotten quite warm in the house.
“I was just sweating,” she said about the indoor climate. “(Husband) Steve came home and said, ‘Why is it so hot in here?’ We looked at the thermostat, and it was 79 degrees inside.”
WORTHINGTON — Data compiled by the American Public Power Association (APPA) shows that Worthington Public Utilities is an efficiently run and competitive in costs and expenses with other public utilities across the nation.
Costs would be shifted to WPU bills in October
WORTHINGTON — Starting in October, the cost of street lighting would be shifted off the tax rolls and onto Worthington Public Utilities bills — a change city officials say will make for a more equitable distribution of fees — under a proposal to be considered by city councilmen in the coming weeks.
This is in response to the Globe article outlining the City Council’s consideration for the use of a special charge in lieu of property taxes to finance the operation of the city’s street lighting system.
SD Board of Minerals and Environment approves Big Stone II plan permits The state Board of Minerals and Environment voted unanimously Thursday to approve air quality permits for the proposed Big Stone II coal-fired power plant in northeast South Dakota, but a lawyer for opponents of the project said a court appeal is likely.
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