UGI Utilities, Inc.—Gas Division; Leak Detection Pilot Program for the City of Allentown
[43 Pa.B. 2407]
[Saturday, April 27, 2013]
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement v. UGI Utilities, Inc.;
Doc. No. C-2012-2308997
In the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's (Commission) Order, entered February 19, 2013, at Doc. No. C-2012-2308997, the Commission, inter alia, directed UGI Utilities, Inc.—Gas Division (UGI) to file a pilot program designed to test enhanced leak detection measures in the City of Allentown. On April 12, 2013, UGI filed its Leak Detection Pilot Program for the City of Allentown (Pilot Program). Under the Pilot Program, UGI indicates that it will employ a three-fold approach as follows: (1) initiate a request for proposal to solicit alternative natural gas leak detection measures to be implemented in the City of Allentown during the 2013 through 2014 winter season; (2) as an interim approach, undertake additional quarterly leak detection surveys on all cast iron mains in the City of Allentown from April 1, 2013, through November 30, 2013, using traditional measures; and (3) provide a written report to the Commission on or before June 1, 2014, describing the results of the Pilot Program.
The Pilot Program filing is available for inspection and copying at the Office of the Secretary between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The filing is also available on the Commission's web site at www.puc.pa.gov.
UGI Utilities, Inc.—Gas Division
Through and By Counsel: David B. MacGregor, Post & Schell, PC, Four Penn Center, 1600 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2808; Christopher T. Wright, Post & Schell, PC, 17 North Second Street, 12th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1601; and Kent D. Murphy, UGI Corporation, 460 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406.
Comments to the Pilot Program should be filed with the Secretary by the close of business on May 17, 2013.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-791. Filed for public inspection April 26, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]
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