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PUC Moves Location for Hearings in Pentex Pipeline Co. Application to Become a Public Utility in Bradford County

September 19, 2011

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) will hold two hearings at the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department to receive public comment on the proposal by Pentex Pipeline Co. to become a public utility under the Public Utility Code.

Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Dennis J. Buckley will hold hearings on the case at:

1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 7, 2011

Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department (note change of location from the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce)

201 West Second Street

Wyalusing PA 18853

On March 8, 2011, Pentex Pipeline filed for a certificate of public convenience to begin to offer gathering and transporting or conveying service by pipeline to the public in the Townships of Wyalusing, Herrick, Terry, Tuscarora, Stevens and Wilmot in Bradford County. Subsequently, Pentex amended its Application to include the Borough of Wyalusing in its Application.  The company has applied to be a public utility under the Public Utility Code, Title 66 of Pennsylvania's Consolidated Statues.

Visiting the PUC’s website, clicking on Search for Documents and entering the docket number of A-2011-2230314 will allow you to view all of the documents that have been filed in this case.

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission balances the needs of consumers and utilities to ensure safe and reliable utility service at reasonable rates; protect the public interest; educate consumers to make independent and informed utility choices; further economic development; and foster new technologies and competitive markets in an environmentally sound manner.

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Docket No. A -2011-2230314


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