Alabama Public Service Commission http://apr.org en Ala. PSC Approves Certificate For Mobile Pipeline http://apr.org/post/ala-psc-approves-certificate-mobile-pipeline <p>The Alabama Public Service Commission has approved an application by Plains Mobile Pipeline for a 2.2-mile oil pipeline in Mobile County.</p><p>The commission voted unanimously Tuesday for a certificate of industrial development.</p><p>The commission's chief administrative law judge, John Garner, said the commissioners have limited authority because the project is part of an interstate pipeline, and the commissioners' only determination is whether the $14.4 million project will further industrial development. The commissioners agreed it will.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:33:12 +0000 The Associated Press 41045 at http://apr.org Ala. PSC Approves Certificate For Mobile Pipeline PSC Member Terry Dunn Kicks Off Re-Election Bid http://apr.org/post/psc-member-terry-dunn-kicks-re-election-bid <p></p><p>Republican Public Service Commission member Terry Dunn has formally kicked off his re-election campaign after drawing three opponents.</p><p>Dunn announced Tuesday that he will run on a record of telling the public about the PSC being too cozy with the utilities it regulates.</p><p>He also says he'll keep pushing for a formal rate hearing for Alabama Power. He predicts that a change in Alabama Power's rate structure that was recently approved by the other two commissioners will not bring an appreciable decrease in rates.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:27:07 +0000 The Associated Press 36788 at http://apr.org PSC Member Terry Dunn Kicks Off Re-Election Bid Groups Recommending Changes In Alabama Power Rates http://apr.org/post/groups-recommending-changes-alabama-power-rates <p>Some groups will call for rate changes for Alabama Power Co. when the state's utility regulatory board wraps up hearings Wednesday on the state's largest electric utility.</p><p>AARP and Alabama Arise have filed position papers saying the current rate structure is too favorable to the company. Alabama Power says the rate structure is fair and reasonable, and it allows the company to provide a reliable product despite residential demand that is higher than the national average.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:09:49 +0000 The Associated Press 34260 at http://apr.org Groups Recommending Changes In Alabama Power Rates Alabama's Last Democrat in Statewide Office Leaves http://apr.org/post/alabamas-last-democrat-statewide-office-leaves <DIV> <P>Alabama's last Democrat in statewide office, Lucy Baxley, is handing over the presidency of the Public Service Commission to Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh.</P> <P>Cavanaugh polled about 55 percent of the vote against Baxley. She will be sworn into office at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Montgomery. The 74-year-old Baxley told fellow Democrats Tuesday night that this was her last race.</P> <P>Cavanaugh's victory was part of a sweep for Republicans in statewide races. Mitt Romney carried the state in the presidential race and Roy Moore won back his old job as chief justice. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:17:17 +0000 The Associated Press 20371 at http://apr.org Alabama's Last Democrat in Statewide Office Leaves