A day after a Delaware Judge dismissed one of three NiSourcelawsuits against Columbia Energy Group, NiSource suffered yetanother setback in its battle for a hostile takeover of Columbia.Ohio State Representative David Goodman (R-Bexley), who already haspublicly opposed the merger, has introduced legislation designed toclose a loophole in Ohio law that would allow hostile takeovers ofgas utilities to take place without public review and scrutiny.Goodman was joined as sponsor of the legislation by 77 of the 99members of the Ohio House of Representatives.
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Superior Court Judge Jose Lopez has signed off on a “letterrogatory” that sets in motion the process for attorneys for theNatural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) to depose the former CanadianEmbassy aide who has been accused along with the group’s formerpresident, Nicholas Bush, of defrauding the association of millionsof dollars.
A FERC administrative law judge (ALJ) has agreedTranscontinental Gas Pipe Line was well within its rights when itdenied ANR Pipeline an additional interconnection to its mainlinesystem in Louisiana, saying that Transco’s action did notdiscriminate, violate antitrust principles or cause ANR to losebusiness.
A FERC administrative law judge (ALJ) has agreedTranscontinental Gas Pipe Line was well within its rights when itdenied ANR Pipeline an additional interconnection to its mainlinesystem in Louisiana, saying Transco’s action neither wasdiscriminatory, caused ANR to lose business nor violated antitrustprinciples.
FERC last week upheld an administrative law judge’s partialinitial decision denying KN Interstate Gas’s (KNI) request to rollin the costs associated with the construction of its Pony ExpressLine and Kansas City Line.