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Utilities Law Lawyers In Oxon Hill Maryland

Oxon Hill is part of the Oxon Hill-Glassmanor census-designated place (CDP) in southern Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. Oxon Hill is located immediately south of Washington, DC and east of Alexandria, Virginia. It is the home of the new 300-acre (1.2 km) National Harbor development on the shore of the Potomac River .

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.