TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Kate Prince on Mar 24, 2020

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery today filed an emergency petition asking the Tennessee Public Utility Commission to stop services disconnections for nonpayment during the State of Emergency invoked by Gov. Bill Lee. The press release from the AG’s office says the commission has already been closely monitoring the measures its regulated private investor-owned utilities have taken to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, while also ensuring reliable utility service. The Commission has also issued a formal request to its regulated public utilities, including gas, electric, water, and wastewater/sewer, to provide ongoing reports including measures to ensure the continuity of safe and reliable service. Read the full release.