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2:11 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Public Input Session in Henderson Over Big Rivers Rate Increase Rescheduled

A meeting where members of the public can sound off about a requested rate increase by Big Rivers Electric Corporation has been rescheduled.

A meeting was to be held Dec. 10 in Henderson, but was called off due to bad weather. The new date is Monday, December 16, in the Stagg Meeting Room at Henderson Community College, beginning at 5 pm.

The meeting will include a presentation by staff with the Kentucky Public Service Commission about the proposed rate increase by Big Rivers, the biggest power supplier in the region. Earlier this year the PSC granted a rate increase of $54 million by Big Rivers after the loss of its biggest customer, Century Aluminum of Hawesville.

Public comments will begin no later than 6 pm.

A second public meeting will be held in Frankfort on January 8, and will be linked through video conference to sites in Brandenburg, Owensboro, and Paducah.

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