Vermont Public Service Board

March 2002 Orders and Decisions

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 6, 2002

6270  STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND PROCEDURAL ORDER.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for Amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100
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6555  STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND ATTACHMENT.  Board Investigation into Load Response Programs for Vermont Electric and Gas Utility Companies    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
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6596  ORDER RE:  MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION.  Tariff filing of Citizens Communications Company, d/b/a Citizens Energy Services, requesting a rate increase in the amount of 40.02%, to take effect December 15, 2001    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6642  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of McLeodUSA Telecommunications Services, Inc. for approval of an indirect transfer of control        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 663-CM  ORDER RE: MOTION TO AMEND BOARD ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Devon Mobile Communications, L.P., for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 7, 2002

6638  
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re: Petition of State of Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, for authorization to make repairs to the Waterbury Dam, a flood control dam located in Waterbury, Vermont
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ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 11, 2002

5918  
ORDER REGARDING PENALTY In Re:  Designation of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6601  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation for a Certificate of Public Good pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248 for the Construction of a Temporary receiving Building to be Located at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in the Town of Vernon, Vermont        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat                 Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6640  
SCHEDULING ORDER In Re: Petition of Lucile Brink vs. the Town of Hardwick Electric Department in re: dispute concerning the installation of an underground line extension at petitioner's property located in the Town of Greensboro, Vermont, and certain charges and issues relating thereto        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6646  
ORDER RE: TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND NOTICE OF PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION HEARING In Re:  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for a Board investigation into the business practices of World Communications Satellite Systems, Inc. and Request for a Temporary Restraining Order     Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
ORDER ENTERED MARCH 12, 2002

6545  
ORDER ESTABLISHING REVISED SCHEDULE.  Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re:  proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station to Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and related transactions        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat


CONTRACTS ENTERED MARCH 12, 2002

SC 496  
GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and The University of Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 13, 2002

6415  
NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE AND PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  VEPP, INC. PROPOSED RETAINER.  Petitions of:  (1) Gleb Glinka, Chapter 7 Trustee in Bankruptcy of Vermont Electric Generation & Transmission Cooperative, Inc. to transfer a hydroelectric generation facility located in Hartland, Vermont; (2) North Hartland, LLC for a certificate of public good to own and operate the North Hartland Hydroelectric Plant; and (3) North Hartland, LLC for approval of an Interconnection Agreement between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and North Hartland, LLC
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6550  THIRD EXTENSION OF EFFECTIVE PERIOD OF CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD HELD BY WHITE MOUNTAIN CABLE VISION.  Joint Petition of White Mountain Cablevision to sell its Vermont cable television system assets and Pine Tree Cablevision Associates, LP, to purchase said assets; and Petition of Pine Tree Cablevision Associates, LP for a Certificate of Public Good to own and operate a cable television system in the State of Vermont, and for authority to issue evidence of indebtedness        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6567  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and KMC Telecom V, Inc.        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6627  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Ciera Network Systems, Inc.        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6631  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and VarTec Telecom, Inc.        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 684-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of ECI Communications Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CONTRACTS ENTERED MARCH 13, 2002

SC 494  
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and the Town of Brandon, Vermont

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 15, 2002

6607  PROCEDURAL ORDER Re: Investigation into tariff filing of Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, re: revision to its Pole Attachments Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat


ORDER ENTERED MARCH 19, 2002

6555 SCHEDULING ORDER In Re: Board Investigation into Load Response Programs for Vermont Electric and Gas Utility Companies         Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 20, 2002

6644  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Single Billing Services, Inc. d/b/a Asian American Association, for approval of a transfer of control        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6654  ORDER ALLOWING TARIFF TO TAKE EFFECT SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE scheduled for March 26, 2002 IN RE:  Investigation into tariff filing of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. re: proposed Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6655  ORDER ALLOWING  TARIFF TO TAKE EFFECT SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE scheduled for March 26, 2002 IN RE:  Investigation into tariff filing of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. re: proposed Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6656  
ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE In Re:  Investigation into into compliance by Adelphia Cable Communications with the provisions of the Final Order in Dockets 6101 and 6223
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CPG 685-CR  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of NOW Communications, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 21, 2002

6545  PROTECTIVE ORDER.  Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re:  proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station to Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and related transactions        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6545  ORDER RE: MOTION TO STRIKE.  Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re:  proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station to Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and related transactions        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat


ORDER ENTERED MARCH 25, 2002

5918  PROCEDURAL ORDER DENYING MOTION TO INTERVENE In Re:  Designation of Eligible Telecommunication Carriers Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6645  FINAL ORDER GRANTING CVPS WAIVER of tariff provision for service guarantees as it relates to bill accuracy
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ORDER ENTERED MARCH 26, 2002

6657  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE In Re:  Availability of Lifeline Program for Customers of Competitive Local Exchange Carriers        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 27, 2002

6490  FINAL ORDER SETTING COMPLIANCE SCHEDULE In Re: Petition of Arlington Water Company for authority to borrow $680,000 to be used to construct a water storage tank and appurtenant facilities        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6589  FINAL ORDER APPROVING RATE INCREASE  REQUEST OF 13.45% of Village of Enosburg Falls Water and Light Department, Inc.        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6343  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Business Telecom, Inc. for approval of an indirect transfer of control
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6596  
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Tariff filing of Citizens Communications Company, d/b/a Citizens Energy Services, requesting a rate increase in the amount of 40.02%, to take effect December 15, 2001   
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6597  FINAL ORDER APPROVING 36.4% RATE INCREASE In Re:  Tariff filing of Arlington Water Company requesting a 39.2% increase, to be implemented effective July 1, 2002        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6628  
FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of the Village of Enosburg Falls Water and Light Department, Inc. pursuant to 30 V.S.A. §248 for a Certificate of Public Good authorizing the reconstruction of its Main Village Substation and related improvements        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat         Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6629  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of the Village of Enosburg Falls Water and Light Department, Inc. for approval to borrow up to $1,415,000 to finance reconstruction of its Main Village Substation and associated facilities and convert short-term debt used for system upgrades        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6638  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of State of Vermont, Department of Environmental Conservation, for authorization to make repairs to the Waterbury Dam, a flood control dam located in Waterbury, Vermont    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 29, 2002

6545  ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE ORDER In Re: Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re: proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station to Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and related transactions        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6545  ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO COMPEL In Re: Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re: proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station to Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and related transactions        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6659  ORDER ALLOWING TARIFF TO TAKE EFFECT SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into tariff filing of Vermont Telephone Company, Inc. re:  proposed Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6660  ORDER ALLOWING TARIFF TO TAKE EFFECT SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into tariff filing of Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Company, Inc. re:  proposed Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6661  ORDER ALLOWING TARIFF TO TAKE EFFECT SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into tariff filing of Topsham Telephone Company, Inc. re:  proposed Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6662  ORDER ALLOWING TARIFF TO TAKE EFFECT SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into tariff filing of STE/NE Acquisition Corporation d/b/a Northland Telephone Company of Vermont, re:  proposed Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6663  ORDER ALLOWING TARIFF TO TAKE EFFECT SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into tariff filing of Ludlow Telephone Company re:  proposed Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6664  ORDER ALLOWING TARIFF TO TAKE EFFECT SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into tariff filing of Northfield Telephone Company re:  proposed Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6665  ORDER ALLOWING TARIFF TO TAKE EFFECT SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into tariff filing of Perkinsville Telephone Company re:  proposed Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

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