• By
  • Published

Four hearings on a proposed rate plan for National Fuel Gas Co. that would freeze delivery rates through most of next year, while refunding $5.5 million to residential and commercial customers, will be held on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25 by the state Public Service Commission.

The first two hearings will start at 3 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 24 at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library auditorium at 1 Lafayette Square. The third and fourth will be held at 3 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the Niagara Falls Public Library auditorium, 1425 Main St.

The joint proposal worked out by the Amherst energy company, the PSC staff and other interested parties, also would provide $2 million in weatherization and furnace replacement funding for low-income customers. The proposal still must be approved by the PSC, which could change any of the terms of the proposed deal.

Click here to see the comments. Add yours now!