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Utilities Law Lawyers In Stevenson Maryland

Stevenson is a unincorporated community located in the northern section of Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. It serves as the location of the central campus of Stevenson University (formerly called Villa Julie College). It is also home to St. Timothy's School, an all-girls boarding and day high school. It is also the home of Gerald "Buzz" Berg, the owner of 9 bison that escaped from the farm and went through the community of Pikesville. Berg said that the bison were likely headed for the slaughterhouse after they were corralled on a tennis court. The family enjoyed three months of buffalo burgers following the internationally-reported incident.

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.