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Cascade Natural Gas GRC, Docket UG-200568

Overview

The UTC is currently holding a general rate case to evaluate changes Cascade Natural Gas plans to make to its rates and services, filed in June 2020. The commission previously rejected the company's submitted tariff sheets and the company petitioned for reconsideration in May 2021. In June 2021, the commission approved only part of the company's petition.

Docket Numbers

The commission tracks all documents including work papers, notices, public comments, and official orders through dockets. For this rate case, the docket number is UG-200568.

Public Comment

Customers can also submit comments about the case:

  • online;

  • by mail to P.O. Box 47250, Olympia, WA, 98504;

  • by email comments@utc.wa.gov; or

  • by calling toll-free 1-888-333-9882.

Procedural History

  • Tariff filed June 19, 2020: Cascade Natural Gas Corporation (Cascade or Company) filed with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (Commission) revisions to its currently effective Tariff WN U-3. The Commission suspended the tariffs and issued a notice of virtual prehearing conference to be held Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 1 p.m.

  • Prehearing Conference Order July 13, 2020: The commission entered Order 03, a Prehearing Conference Order, which, established the procedural schedule including an evidentiary hearing for 9 a.m., Feb. 24, 2021. 

  • Virtual Hearing Notice Nov. 2, 2020: The commission issued a notice that the public comment hearing in this case would be held virtually on Jan. 26, 2021, at 6 p.m. 

  • Virtual Evidentiary Hearing Notice Jan. 20, 2021: The commission issued a notice determining that the evidentiary hearing scheduled for Feb. 24, 2021 would be held virtually and continued on Feb. 25, 2021, as necessary.

  • Order 05 May 18, 2021: The commission issued Final Order 05 Rejecting Tarif Sheets.

  • Petition for Reconsideration May 25, 2021: Cascade Natural Gas filed a Petition for Reconsideration of Order 05.

  • Decision Date Notice June 10, 2021: The commission issued a notice specifying that it will issue a decision on the petition by June 25, 2021.