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Utilities Law Lawyers In Maljamar New Mexico

Maljamar is an unincorporated town in Lea County, New Mexico, United States. The zip code is 88264. It is close to Hobbs and Carlsbad. According to legend, Maljamar's founder William Mitchell named the town after his three children Malcom, Janet and Margaret. Maljamar is the town where Michael Scofield steals supplies in Bolshoi Booze, an episode of the television series Prison Break.

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.