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Utilities Law Lawyers In Limestone New York

Limestone is a village in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. The population was 411 at the 2000 census. The Village of Limestone lies in the south part of the Town of Carrollton and is six miles north of the city of Bradford, Pennsylvania. As of January 1, 2011, the village will be dissolved into the town of Carrolton, following the successful passage of a referendum on September 28, 2009. The village is expected to become a census-designated place on that day.

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.