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10/02/2009 Contact: 850-413-6482

Florida Public Service Commission Considers Items of Interest at Upcoming Agenda Conference


TALLAHASSEE — The following items are among those scheduled for consideration by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) at the Tuesday, October 6, 2009 Agenda Conference:

ITEM 3: Docket No. 060476-TLPetition to initiate rulemaking to amend Rules 25-24.630(1) and 25-4.516(1), F.A.C. by BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc.  The Commission will consider a staff recommendation on pay telephone rate caps.

ITEM 5: Docket No. 090122-EGPetition for approval of modifications to approved energy conservation programs, by Associated Gas Distributors of Florida.  The Commission will address a petition to add a conservation demonstration and development program for the seven investor-owned natural gas utilities in the association.

ITEM 6: Docket No. 090162-EQPetition for approval of amended standard offer contract and retirement of COG-2 rate schedule, by Progress Energy Florida.  The Commission will consider a staff recommendation on an amended standard offer contract offered by Progress Energy Florida to renewable energy providers.

ITEM 7: Docket No. 090172-EIPetition to determine need for Florida EnergySecure Pipeline by Florida Power & Light Company.  The Commission will consider a determination of need petition from Florida Power & Light to construct a 280-mile natural gas pipeline.

The Agenda Conference is scheduled for the following time and location:

Tuesday, October 6, 2009
9:30 a.m.
Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

The Agenda Conference is broadcast on the Florida Channel (check your local listings) and is available online at www.floridapsc.com (select Commission Calendar on the top right of the Web page).

The PSC is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive their electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater services in a safe, affordable, and reliable manner. The PSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in the areas of rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitoring of safety, reliability, and service.

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.



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