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Cases on public utility regulation

Francis Xavier Welch

Cases on public utility regulation

with supplemental notes

by Francis Xavier Welch

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Published by Public Utilities Reports in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public utilities -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and annotated by Francis X. Welch ; board of collaborators, Henry W. Ballantine ... [et al.]
    ContributionsBallantine, Henry Winthrop, 1880-1951.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 959 p. ;
    Number of Pages959
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17740249M

    MPSC - Michigan Public Service Commission. Michigan Public Service Commission. The mission of the Michigan Public Service Commission is to protect the public by ensuring safe, reliable, and accessible energy and telecommunications services at reasonable rates for Michigan's residents. utility”),1 whether a particular entity is, in fact, a public utility and subject to regulation by the PUC is a more complex issue than the bald definition may suggest. In the overwhelming majority of cases, an entity’s public utility character is self-evident; no one.


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