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

PUCO schedules local public hearing for Ohio Gas Company distribution rate case

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Dec. 5, 2017) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today scheduled a local public hearing to provide customers the chance to express their views on Ohio Gas Company’s application to increase its rates for distribution service. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

Jan. 3, 2018, 6 p.m.
City of Defiance
City Hall Building, Council Chambers
631 Perry Street
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Those who testify at the local public hearing will have their comments added to the case record.

Consumers may also submit comments online at or by mail addressed to 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215. Comments should include the case number 17-1139-GA-AIR.

An evidentiary hearing is scheduled to commence on Jan. 18, 2018, 10 a.m. at the PUCO offices in Columbus.

More information regarding Ohio Gas Company’s application may be found on the PUCO website. A copy of the company’s application is available by searching the Docketing Information System and entering case number 17-1139-GA-AIR.


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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