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Appalachian Power rate hike request hearing dates set

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - August hearings are set on two proposed rate increases sought by Appalachian Power.
    
The State Corporation Commission said Monday that it will hold a hearing Aug. 28 on the utility's request to recover more than $11 million in costs associated with its natural gas-fired power plant in Dresden, Ohio. The deadline for public comments is Aug. 21.
    
Appalachian Power also is seeking to recover more than $38 million associated with installing equipment to meet state and federal environmental requirements. A hearing on that rate increase proposal is scheduled for Aug. 29. The deadline for public comments is Aug. 22.
    
Both hearings will be held in the SCC's courtroom in downtown Richmond.

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Written comments on any of these requests may be sent to the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission, Document Control Center, P.O. Box 2118, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2118. Please refer to the proper case number.

Persons desiring to submit comments electronically may do so at the SCC's website at http://www.scc.virginia.gov/case. Click on the PUBLIC COMMENTS/NOTICES link, find the correct case number, and hit the SUBMIT COMMENTS button for that specific case.

Case PUE-2013-00009– Appalachian Power Company – Petition for a revision of a rate adjustment clause with respect to the Dresden Generating Plant

Case PUE-2013-00010– Appalachian Power Company – Petition for a rate adjustment clause to recover costs incurred in complying with state and federal environmental laws and regulations

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