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Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. attorney: Regulations may force largest rate increase in history

An Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. official told a House subcommittee that the utility company could be forced to enact the largest rate increase in its history by a number of recent rules enacted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

BY JAY F. MARKS Published: February 17, 2012
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Replacing those units with natural gas plants would be even more costly, according to the company’s analysis.

Shoop said OG&E’s decision is complicated by other EPA rules creating new emissions limits for nitrogen dioxide, acid gases, particulate matter and mercury.


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