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Utilities Law Lawyers In Glencoe Illinois

Glencoe is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 9,123. Glencoe is located on suburban Chicago's North Shore. Glencoe is located within the New Trier High School District. Glencoe is the birthplace of poet Archibald MacLeish. Other well known residents have included actors Fred and Ben Savage, writer Gene Siskel, film director / writer / actor Harold Ramis, actor Bruce Dern, actress Lili Taylor. Douglas Conant, CEO of Campbell Soup Company, grew up in Glencoe, as did National Institutes of Health Deputy Director and Stanford University Associate Dean Alan M. Krensky. Former Chicago Bears quarterback Brian Griese lived in Glencoe, as does Chicago Bears offensive tackle Fred Miller.

What is utilities law?

Public utilities provide electric, gas, water or telephone service to customers in a specified area. Utilities have a duty to provide safe and adequate service on reasonable terms to anyone who lives within the service area on without discriminating between customers. Because most utilities operate in near monopolistic conditions, they can be heavily regulated by local, state, and federal authorities. Generally, the local and state agencies are called Public Service Commissions (PSC) or Public Utility Commissions (PUC). Municipal Utilities and Rural Electric Cooperatives may be unregulated though.