PSC Past Press Releases

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Susan Small


March 31, 2016:  The Public Service Commission Urges Citizens to Call 811 Before You Dig

March 11, 2016:  Public Service Commission Brings Water Conservation Program to Elementary Students

January 20, 2016:  Storm Outage Updates and Utility Contact Information

January 15, 2016:  PSC Warns of New Utility Phone Scam Tactics

December 9, 2015:  PSC Conducts More than 10,000 Commercial Vehicle Inspections; Receives Grant to Continue Patrols

November 20, 2015:  PSC and State Police Work Together to Increase Safety on I-64

November 16, 2015:  PSC & Governor’s Highway Safety Program Remind Drivers to Buckle up

October 5, 2015:  Natural Gas Rates Lowered Across West Virginia

September 22, 2015:  PSC Announces Public Comment Hearings on West Virginia American Water Rate Case

September 15, 2015:  PSC Helps Low-Income Families Stay Connected with Lifeline Program

September 8, 2015:  PSC to Participate in Brake Safety Week

August 27, 2015:  PSC Performs More than 3,000 Commercial Vehicle Inspections in Latest Quarter

August 19, 2015:  PSC Encourages Customers to Consider Budget Billing Plans for Natural Gas and Electric Utility Service

August 12, 2015:  PSC Anticipates Lower Gas Utility Bills

August 10, 2015:  PSC Promotes National 811 Day – Call Before You Dig

August 6, 2015:  PSC Provides Back to School Lesson Plans

July 7, 2015:  PSC Issues Order in APCo Coal Plants Case

June 15, 2015:  PSC Announces Public Comment Hearings on Mountaineer Gas Company Rate Case

June 2, 2015:  Public Service Commission Officers Conduct 72-Hour Safety Inspections

May 26, 2015:  PSC Sets New Rates for APCo and WPCo

May 18, 2015:  PSC Increases Bus Inspections

April 21, 2015:  Celebrate Earth Day and Lower Your Utility Bills

April 13, 2015:  PSC Provides Earth Day Lesson Plans for Teachers

April 1, 2015:  Do Yourself a Favor: Call 811 Before You Dig

March 18, 2015:  Public Service Commission Staff visits Schools for “Fix a Leak Week”

February 19, 2015:  Inspections in “High Crash Areas” Make West Virginia Roadways Safer

February 24, 2015:  PSC and WVONGA Host Joint Seminar on Gas Pipeline Safety

February 13, 2015:  PSC Issues Siting Certificate for Moundsville Power

January 26, 2015:  Application Period Begins for West Virginia Low Income Energy Assistance Program

December 30, 2014:  PSC Approves Acquisition of Mitchell Power Plant by Wheeling Power

December 23, 2014:  PSC Orders West Virginia American Water to Release More Information

December 12, 2014:  PSC Warns of Utility Billing Scam

October 29, 2014:  PSC Announces Public Comment Hearings on APCo and WPCo Rate Case

October 9, 2014:  PSC Adjusts Purchased Gas Rates

September 24, 2014:  PSC Announces Public Comment Hearings on Mon Power and Potomac Edison Rate Case

September 9, 2014:  PSC Receives Grant to Increase Commercial Vehicle Inspections

September 5, 2014:  PSC Promotes Lifeline Awareness Week, Discounted Phone Service for Low-Income Families

September 2, 2014:  PSC Announces New Director of Gas Pipeline Safety Division

August 8, 2014:  PSC Promotes National 811 Day - Monday, August 11 (8-11)

July 16, 2014:  PSC Transportation Enforcement Manager Chosen to Update National Motor Carrier Safety Materials

July 2, 2014:  PSC Warns of Utility Billing Scam

June 3, 2014:  PSC Transportation Enforcement Officers Conduct 72-Hour Safety Inspections

May 28, 2014:  PSC Orders Mon Power and Potomac Edison to Read Meters Each Month

May 21, 2014:  PSC Initiates General Investigation into WVAWC’s Response to MCHM Spill

May 14, 2014:  PSC Confirms Felman Special Rate for Electricity

April 23, 2014:  Public Service Commission Reminds DIYers that April is Safe Digging Month

April 21, 2014:  PSC Promotes Earth Day Awareness

April 14, 2014:  PSC Authorizes FirstEnergy Vegetation Management Program

April 7, 2014:  PSC Orders West Virginia American Water to Continue Water Extension Projects

April 3, 2014:  PSC Authorizes Special Electric Rate for Felman Production

April 1, 2014:  West Virginians Electric Rates Among Lowest in the Nation

March 19, 2014:  Public Service Commission Recognizes "Fix a Leak Week"

March 18, 2014:  PSC Authorizes AEP Vegetation Management Plan

February 25, 2014:  Public Service Commission Issues Customer Assistance Alert

January 21, 2014:  LIHEAP Program Opens

January 10, 2014:  Water Filling and Distribution Sites

January 10, 2014:  Water Distribution Sites


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