For Immediate Release
Contact:  Matt Schilling
(614) 466 7750

PUCO to host gas service standards rule review workshops

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Jan. 8, 2014) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) will host workshops on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 and Thursday Jan. 16, 2014  to elicit feedback prior to the review of administrative rules pertaining to minimum gas service standards and gas pipeline safety standards, respectively.

The workshops will allow interested stakeholders to discuss recommendations prior to PUCO staff introducing proposed rules. The workshops will be held at the PUCO offices at 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215 in hearing room 11-B at 10 a.m. A live webcast will be available on the PUCO website at

The PUCO recently initiated its five-year review of administrative rules for Ohio Administrative Code chapter 4901:1-13 and 4901:1-16. A comment period will take place after any proposed rules are introduced to allow further stakeholder input.


The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is the sole agency charged with regulating public utility service. The role of the PUCO is to assure all residential, business and industrial consumers have access to adequate, safe and reliable utility services at fair prices while facilitating an environment that provides competitive choices. Consumers with utility-related questions or concerns can call the PUCO Call Center at (800) 686-PUCO (7826) and speak with a representative.

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