Vermont Public Service Board

April 2004 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED APRIL 1, 2004

6597 
ORDER RE:  COMPLIANCE TARIFF PENALTY.  Tariff filing of Arlington Water Company requesting a 39.2% increase in its rates, to be implemented effective July 1, 2002  Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6833  ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Joint Petition of Dalton Hydro, LLC, and Dirigo Paper Company, to own and operate certain hydroelectric generating facilities located at the Gilman Dam in the Town of Gilman, Vermont, and for de minimis regulation      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6934  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION, GRANTING INTERVENTION AND ADMISSION, AND NOTICE OF HEARING (Prehearing Conference) scheduled for April 14, 2004, at 9:30 A.M. -- Petition of RCC Atlantic Inc. for designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier in areas served by rural telephone companies under the Telecommunications Act of 1996      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6938  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING (Prehearing Conference) scheduled for April 14, 2004, at 1:30 P.M. -- Investigation into DPS Notice of Probable Violation Under PSB Rule 6.100 re:  Dead River Company, d/b/a Leonard's Gas & Electric Service      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG NM-109  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Roswell and Heather Bagley for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG NM-112  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Kris Hammer and Nancy Chickering for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG 775-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of New Horizons Communications Corp. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CONTRACTS ENTERED APRIL 1, 2004

SC 449 (Amendment) 
GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and St. Albans Cooperative Creamery

SC 708  GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and St. Albans Cooperative Creamery, Inc.

ORDER ENTERED APRIL 2, 2004

6905 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  INTERVENTION AND SCHEDULE.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation seeking Board orders in connection with the Comprehensive Settlement Agreement relating to § 401 certification of the Lamoille River Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. 2205, as it relates to the decommissioning of the Peterson generating station located in the Town of Milton, Vermont       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED APRIL 6, 2004

CPG #NM-111 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Gregory and Julie Brown for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED APRIL 7, 2004

5841/5859 
ORDER DISMISSING AND CLOSING DOCKETS.  Investigations into Citizens Utilities Company
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6415  ORDER DENYING REQUEST FOR WAIVER In Re:  Petitions of Gleb Glinka and North Hartland, LLC
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6545 
ORDER RE:  VERMONT YANKEE FUNDS.  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

6682  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  VERMONT ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.'S MOTION FOR SUBSTITUTION OF PARTIES In Re:  Petition of Citizens Communications Company for a certificate of public good (CPG) pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248 for the retirement and removal of the 46/12.47 kV H.K. Webster Substation, and for the reconstruction of the 46/4.16 kV Richford Substation to operate at 46/12.46 kV in re:  Milton to Amend CPG      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6866  ORDER RE:  MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION.  Investigation into Memorandum of Understanding between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Vermont Department of Publid Service   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6875  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Gas-Watt Energy, LLC
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6926  FINAL ORDER, CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING JOINT PETITION OF LIGHTYEAR NETWORK SOLUTIONS, LLC.  Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6935 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Teleglobe America, Inc. for a transfer of control
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6941  FINAL ORDER In Re:  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for a waiver of the prohibition upon site preparation for and construction of an electric transmission facility in order to install a 3-phase 3.75/5 MVA transformer adjacent to the Middlesex Substation #2         Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6946 
ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION into the existing rates of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE scheduled for April 21, 2004, at 11:00 A.M., at the Public Service Board Hearing Room, Third Floor, Chittenden Bank Building, 112 State Street, Montpelier, VT    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 543-CR  ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO INCLUDE PROVISION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TO THE LOCAL EXCHANGE In Re:  Petition of ACN Communications Services, Inc.

ORDERS ENTERED APRIL 8, 2004

6860 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  LANGE AND REDPATH'S REQUEST FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS. 
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6860  ORDER RE:  NEW HAVEN'S MOTION FOR APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT COUNSEL AND EXPERTS.  Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
ORDERS ENTERED APRIL 14, 2004

6920 
ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and RCN Operating Services, Inc., f/k/a C-Tec Services, Inc.   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6936  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of T-NETIX Telecommunications Services, Inc., for a transfer of control
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ORDERS ENTERED APRIL 15, 2004

6255 
ORDER RE:  CHANGES TO VERIZON'S PERFORMANCE ASSURANCE PLAN.  Investigation into the Establishment of Wholesale Service Quality Standards for Providers of Telecommunications Services      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6938  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into DPS Notice of Probable Violation Under PSB Rule 6.100 re:  Dead River Company, d/b/a Leonard's Gas & Electric Service      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG NM-115 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Harry and Leslie Black for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED APRIL 16, 2004

6933 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for approval of a Voluntary Renewable Pricing Program pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 8003      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED APRIL 20, 2004

CPG #NM-110 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Dean Stadel for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED APRIL 21, 2004

6682 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Citizens Communications Company pursuant to 30 V.S.A. §248 for the retirement and removal of the 46/12.47 kV H.K. Webster Substation, and for the reconstruction of the 46/4.16 kV Richford Substation to operate at 46/12.46 kV in re:  Motion to Amend CPG
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6798  REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION TO CLOSE DOCKET.  Investigation into distributed utility planning in the White River Junction DUP Target Area      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6860  ORDER RE:  NEW HAVEN MOTION TO REQUIRE VELCO, GMP AND ISO-NE TO SEEK REGIONAL COST SUPPORT.       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6860  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  MOTION TO WITHDRAW.  Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6884  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Petition of UPC Wind Management, LLC, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j), for a certificate of public good authorizing the installation of three temporary wind measurement towers on or in the vicinity of Hardscrabble Mountain in Sheffield, Vermont; and investigation into alleged violation of Vermont statutes
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6904  SECOND PROCEDURAL ORDER.  Investigation into treatment of allegedly confidential information submitted by nine Vermont Independent Telephone Companies.       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6921  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and MCImetro Access Transmission Services, Inc.      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat      
6934  FIRST PROCEDURAL ORDER In Re:  Petition of RCC Atlantic Inc. for designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier in areas served by rural telephone companies under the Telecommunications Act of 1996   Word Perfect 
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ORDER ENTERED APRIL 22, 2004

CPG #NM-117 
ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Jeffrey Nelson for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

ORDER ENTERED APRIL 23, 2004

CPG #NM-113 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Duane and Carmel Blanchard for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

ORDERS ENTERED APRIL 29, 2004

6191 
ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Cable & Wireless USA, Inc. for revocation of its certifiicate of publc good to operate as a telecommunications provider in the State of Vermont       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6944  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Motion Telecom, Inc., for approval of a transfer of control
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CPG 420  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Universal Telephone Services Corp., for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to operate as a telecommunications provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 614  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of MaxTel USA, Inc., for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to operate as a telecommunications provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 653  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of America's Digital Satelite Telephone, Inc., for revocation of its certificate of public good to operate as a telecommunications provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 776-CR  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLI C GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Esodus Communications, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

ORDERS ENTERED APRIL 30, 2004

CPG NM-120 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Hugh Griffiths for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

6828  ORDER RE:  MINIMUM STREAM FLOW In Re:  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for authorization to make alteration to the West Danville Dam located at the outlet of Joe's Pond in West Danville, Vermont    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6860  ORDER RE:  NEW HAVEN MOTION TO ALLOW REPLY.      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6946  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  Investigation into the existing rates of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation.      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

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