107-22 - LEGAL NOTICE Cause No. 45703

LEGAL NOTICE

Cause No. 45703

VERIFIED PETITION OF NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY LLC FOR (1) APPROVAL OF AND A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR A FEDERALLY MANDATED PIPELINE SAFETY III COMPLIANCE PLAN; (2) AUTHORITY TO RECOVER FEDERALLY MANDATED COSTS INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH THE PIPELINE SAFETY III COMPLIANCE PLAN; (3) APPROVAL OF THE ESTIMATED FEDERALLY MANDATED COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PIPELINE SAFETY III COMPLIANCE PLAN; (4) AUTHORITY FOR THE TIMELY RECOVERY OF 80% OF THE FEDERALLY MANDATED COSTS THROUGH RIDER 190 - FEDERALLY MANDATED COST ADJUSTMENT RIDER (“FMCA MECHANISM”); (5) AUTHORITY TO DEFER 20% OF THE FEDERALLY MANDATED COSTS FOR RECOVERY IN NIPSCO’S NEXT GENERAL RATE CASE; (6) APPROVAL OF SPECIFIC RATEMAKING AND ACCOUNTING TREATMENT; (7) APPROVAL TO DEPRECIATE THE PIPELINE SAFETY III COMPLIANCE PLAN ACCORDING TO NIPSCO’S COMMISSION APPROVED DEPRECIATION RATES; AND (8) APPROVAL OF ONGOING REVIEW OF THE PIPELINE SAFETY III COMPLIANCE PLAN; ALL PURSUANT TO IND. CODE § 8-1-8.4-1 ET SEQ., § 8-1-2-19, § 8-1-2-23, AND § 8-1-2-42; AND, TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY, APPROVAL OF AN ALTERNATIVE REGULATORY PLAN PURSUANT TO IND. CODE § 8‐1‐2.5‐6.

Notice is hereby given that on April 1, 2022, Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (“NIPSCO”) filed a petition with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (“Commission”) for (1) approval of and a certificate of public convenience and necessity for a federally mandated Pipeline Safety III Compliance Plan; (2) authority to recover federally mandated costs incurred in connection with the Pipeline Safety III Compliance Plan; (3) approval of the estimated federally mandated costs associated with the Pipeline Safety III Compliance Plan; (4) authority for the timely recovery of 80% of the federally mandated costs incurred in connection with the Pipeline Safety III Compliance Plan through Rider 190 – Federally Mandated Cost Adjustment Rider; (5) authority to defer 20% of the federally mandated costs incurred in connection with the Pipeline Safety III Compliance Plan for recovery in NIPSCO’s next general rate case; (6) approval of the specific ratemaking and accounting treatment described herein; (7) approval to depreciate the Pipeline Safety III Compliance Plan according to NIPSCO’s Commission approved depreciation rates; and (8) approval of ongoing review of the Pipeline Safety III Compliance Plan; all pursuant to Ind. Code § 8-1-8.4-1 et seq., § 8-1-2-19, § 8-1-2-23 and § 8-1-2-42; and, to the extent necessary, approval of an alternative regulatory plan pursuant to Ind. Code § 8-1-2.5-6. This notice of provided to the public under Ind. Code § 8-1-2.5-6(d). A copy of the Verified Petition and other submissions in this proceeding are on file with the Commission, PNC Center, 101 West Washington Street, Suite 1500 East, Indianapolis, IN 46204. The telephone number of the commission is (317) 232-2701. Anyone wishing to protest, challenge, or intervene in this action may do so by contacting the Commission.

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Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
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