Vermont Public Service Board

October 2002 Orders and Decisions

ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 1, 2002

6656  NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE scheduled for October 8, 2002, at 9:30 A.M., at the Public Service Board Hearing Room, Third Floor, Chittenden Bank Building, 112 State Street, Montpelier, VT - before John P. Bentley, Esq., Hearing Officer.  IN RE:  Investigation into compliance by Adelphia Cable Communications with the provision of the Final Order in Dockets 6101 and 6223        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat


ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 3, 2002

6678  
ORDER, CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Lightyear Holdings, Inc. and Metracom Corporation of Massachusetts for Approval of a Merger, Transfer of Control and Name Change        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat     Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat          Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6751  PROTECTIVE ORDER.  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for Authorization and Approval Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 108(a) to Issue Long-Term Debt Securities        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6763  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation into the use by Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont, of creosote-based preservative on new poles        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 463  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Murray A. Stone for revocation of his certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont

CPG 713-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of NECC Telecom, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont


ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 4, 2002

6120 and 6460  ORDER APPROVING PROCESS FOR REDUCING REGULATORY ASSET ACCOUNT BALANCES THROUGH APPLICATION OF ICE STORM ARBITRATION SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND MILLSTONE III DECOMMISSIONING NON-PAYMENTS.  Tariff filings of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting rate increases        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6748  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of EMDC, LLC for a Certificate of Public Good Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j) for Installation of Wind Measurement Towers and Related Equipment on East Mountain, in East Haven, Vermont     Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat


CONTRACT ENTERED OCTOBER 4, 2002

SC 595 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC


ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 7, 2002

6691  STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER In Re:  Petition of VEPP Inc. for approval of a Short-term, Non-levelized Power Purchase Agreement with Christopher and Eileen Kruger d/b/a Brockway Mills
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ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 8, 2002

6765  
DECLARATORY RULING.  Petition of The Housing Foundation, Inc. for a Declaratory Ruling in re:  Certificate of Public Good for Birchwood Manor Mobile Home Park        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6545  ORDER RE:  MOTIONS TO DISMISS ENTERGY MOTION TO ENFORCE PROTECTIVE ORDER AND FOR SANCTIONS AGAINST NECNP AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  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

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 9, 2002

5841/5859  STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into Citizens Utilities Company re: alleged investment in facilities without proper regulatory approval, and omission of least-cost analysis of such investments AND Investigation into the existing rates of Citizens Utilities Company        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6521  PROPOSED EXTENSION OF EFFECTIVE PERIOD OF CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC GOOD HELD BY THE HELICON GROUP, LP D/B/A CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS.  Petitions of The Helicon Group, L.P. d/b/a Charter Communications, for renewal of its Certificates of Public Good for its cable systems located in the Towns of Barnet, Barre (City & Town), Berlin, Bradford, Burke, Cabot, Calais, Chelsea, Concord, Danville, East Montpelier, Groton, Kirby, Lyndon, Marshfield, Newbury, Orange, Peacham, Plainfield, Royalton, Ryegate, Sheffield, St. Johnsbury, Sutton, Tunbridge, Washington, Waterford, Wells River (Village), Wheelock, Williamstown, Woodbury, and Worcester, Vermont

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6610-6623  FINAL ORDER RE: Investigation into tariff filings of Barton, Enosburg Falls, Hardwick, Hyde Park, Jacksonville, Johnson, Ludlow, Lyndonville, Morrisville, Northfield, Orleans, Readsboro, Stowe, and Swanton Electric Departments re: their Pole Attachment Tariffs        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6655  FINAL ORDER RE:  Investigation into tariff filing of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., re: Revisions to its Pole Attachment Tariff        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6733  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and CCCVT, Inc. d/b/a Connect!        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6734  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Broadview Networks, Inc.        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6735  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Sprint PCS        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6736  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Norcom, Inc.        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6747  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j), authorizing reconstruction and relocation of the Wallingford Substation in Wallingford, Vermont        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat


ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 10, 2002

6751  
FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Green Mountain Power Corporation for Authorization and Approval to Issue Long-Term Debt Securities        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 11, 2002

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ORDER RE: PROGRAM STANDARDS In Re:  Petition of the Vermont Department of Public Service for approval of amendments to the Vermont Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
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ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 16, 2002

6545  ORDER RE:  MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME.  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


ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 17, 2002

6709  
ORDER RESCINDING CPG.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation pursuant to 30 V.S.A. §248(j) for a certificate of public good authorizing relocation of transmission lines to accommodate a proposed expansion by Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc. in St. Albans, Vermont    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6745  
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. ("VELCO") for a CPG pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j) for the Location of Independent Wireless One Leased Realty Corp. Antennas and related facilities on and near a VELCO Transmission Pole in South Burlington, Vermont
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CPG 717-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of All-Star Acquisition Corporation for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont


CONTRACTS ENTERED OCTOBER 17, 2002

SC 589  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Bromley Operating Limited Partnership - Bromley Mountain Resort

SC 590  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Stratton Corporation - Main Delivery Point

SC 591  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Stratton Corporation - Winhall Pump Delivery Point

SC 592  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Citizens Communications Company d/b/a Citizens Energy Services and Jay Peak, Inc.


ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 18, 2002

6656  STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into compliance by Adelphia Cable Communications with the provisions of the Final Order in Dockets 6101 and 6223        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6742  ORDER RE:  MOTION TO COMPEL DISCOVERY.  Petition of Global NAPs, Inc., for Arbitration Pursuant to §252(b) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to Establish an Interconnection Agreement with Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  


ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 23, 2002

6767  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING (Prehearing Conference)  IN RE:  Investigation into existing rates of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc.    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  


ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 24, 2002

6753  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Granite Telecommunications, LLC        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6754  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Lightship Telecom, LLC        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6759  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and KMC Telecom V, Inc.        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6762  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Global Crossing Ltd. and GC Acquisition Limited for Approval of an Indirect Transfer of Control        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6763  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into the use by Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, of creosote-based preservative on new poles        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  


ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 28, 2002

6545  ORDER CANCELING HEARING.  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  


ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 30, 2002

6596  ORDER RE:  IRS PRIVATE LETTER RULING REQUEST.  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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6692  ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of New England Coalition on Nuclear Pollution and Citizens Awareness Network for a declaratory ruling pertaining to the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Generating Station and Vermont Yankee Electric Power Company, Inc. as it relates to 30 V.S.A. § 248        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6718  ORDER EXTENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD UNTIL NOVEMBER 30, 2002 In Re:  Petition of White Mountain Cablevision for renewal of its CPG for its cable system located in the Towns of Canaan and Lemington, Vermont        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6752  ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Counsel Springwell Communications, LLC and WorldxChange Corp. for Approval of an Indirect Transfer of Control        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6775  ORDER DENYING TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING ON PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION In Re:  Petition of Chandler Electric Company for Injunctive and Other Relief Against Central Vermont Public Service Corporation        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

CPG 698-CM  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of NYNEX Mobile Limited Partnership 1 for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont


ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 31, 2002

6741  ORDER APPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY CHARGE In Re:  Investigation into the Energy Efficiency Charge for the Year 2003        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  



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