A Year After 12-year-old Girl Killed in Dallas Natural Gas Explosion, Atmos Asks for $10.1-million Rate Hike

Atmos Energy, which is still replacing gas pipes near the Northwest Dallas neighborhood where a 12-year-old girl was killed last year in a house explosion, is asking the city for yet another significant rate hike.In the Dallas Annual Rate Review filed Tuesday with Dallas City Hall, Atmos is seeking an increase in annual revenue of $10.1 million.If the natural-gas provider gets what it wants, that would mean residential customers would see their monthly bills jump by about $3.05 a month -- an increase of about 5 percent, Atmos said in the filing. Average commercial customers would see their monthly bills go up an additional $10.  Continue reading...

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