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Letter to the editor: Daily Record coverage of utilities disappointing

Nationalgrid linemen, Bryan Bruce,left, and Michael Burek prepare to replace a utilty pole in a swamp area damaged by Tropical Storm Irene on Knox Cave road in the Town of Knox N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011.   Utility companies continue to bring New York electricity customers back on line, but almost 182,000 are still blacked out four days after Irene pounded the state with drenching rains and high winds.  (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

To the editor, The Daily Record’s reporting on Maryland utility matters is astonishingly disappointing. The paper is reprinting — verbatim and without attribution — the press releases of Maryland utility companies while ignoring utility news with important implications for Maryland customers. ...

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Utilities in Md. expect to reduce rates with new tax law

Cutline: Utilities such as BGE in Maryland regularly share information within their industry as well as conduct drills in an effort to stay ahead of a cyber breach. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Maryland residents may see lower utility bills following the federal tax overhaul. Utility providers BGE, Pepco and Delmarva Power said Friday they will file requests with the Maryland Public Service Commission to reduce their utility rates. The companies all benefit ...

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BACK RIVER, LLC, ET AL. v. BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND, ET AL.

Years after being denied a variance for noncompliance with setback requirements, Sprint filed a petition for special hearing, asserting a new legal theory under which the existing tower was actually in compliance with the setback regulations. An ALJ ruled otherwise and also held that the new petition was barred under the doctrine of res judicata.

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WASHINGTON GAS ENERGY SERVICES v. MARYLAND PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Washington Gas asks that we order the Commission to instruct BGE to return over-collected funds to suppliers. It asks whether the Commission exceeded its statutory authority, employed unlawful procedure, or acted arbitrarily or capriciously when setting certain discount rates to zero for Years 2 and 3 of the Purchase of Receivables program.

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