Public comments invited in NIPSCO rate case

By The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor is encouraging comments in an electric rate case involving Northern Indiana Public Service Co.

The office says an Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission public field hearing is scheduled for Monday at the Hammond High School auditorium. The hearing will start at 6 p.m. local time. Consumers are encouraged to arrive by 5:45 p.m. for an overview of field hearing procedures and the rate case process.

At the hearing, consumers will be able to speak directly to the commission, under oath and on the record, regarding the case. They'll also be able to submit written comments for the case record.

Consumers who wish to submit written comments may do so through Wednesday via the OUCC's website or by email at

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