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Utilities Law Lawyers In Big Sky Montana

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Montana. Located immediately west of the Gallatin River and U.S. Route 191, Big Sky is approximately midway between West Yellowstone and Bozeman. The population was 1,221 at the 2000 census. The community is also home to a ski resort of the same name. Big Sky is near the private resort community, Yellowstone Club, which is located west of the town of Big Sky.

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.