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Laclede Gas wants rate increase

January 24, 2001
By: Aaron Cummins
State Capital Bureau

Laclede gas will lobby for a rate hike when it comes before the Public Service Commission tomorrow/this morning in Jefferson City. Aaron Cummins has the story--

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In their filing with the PSC, the gas company says it's paying more for wholesale gas than it's charging customers for the same gas.

Public Service Commission spokesman Kevin Kelly...

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Contents: Spokesman Kevin Kelly says the filing would increase the wholesale gas price for customers by 38 percent.

Kelly says the Commission hasn't figured out how much more that will cost an average customer.

On Tuesday, Governor Bob Holden asked for an investigation into rising gas prices after the PSC approved a 44-percent price hike for western Missouri gas customers.

In Jefferson City, Aaron Cummins, KMOX-News.


Laclede Gas Company will look for approval of a rate hike for the St. Louis-area tomorrow morning/this morning in Jefferson City. Aaron Cummins has the story--

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Laclede says it's paying more wholesale for natural gas than it's charging customers.

The Public Service Commission has to approve any rate increase.

PSC spokesman Kevin Kelly...

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Contents: Kelly says the wholesal gas section of customer's bills would increase 38-percent under the company's filing.

Kelly says the PSC doesn't know how much more an average customer's bill will be after the hike.

Governor Bob Holden has already called for a look into rising gas prices after the PSC approved a 44-percent hike for western Missouri gas customers.

In Jefferson City, Aaron Cummins, KMOX-News.