CenterPoint had come under fire from state Attorney General Lori Swanson who says some customers got pushed into the most expensive rates last winter because they had medical conditions that required them to turn up the heat in their homes.
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Minnesota suspends CenterPoint's tiered-rate gas pricing
The move comes after state Attorney General Lori Swanson attacked the plan, saying some customers got pushed into the most expensive rates last winter because they had medical conditions that required them to turn up the heat in their homes.
Nearly half of Centerpoint Energy's Minn. customers to get refund credits
About 46 percent of CenterPoint Energy's Minnesota customers who were pushed into a higher pricing tier during a controversial pilot program will start seeing refund credits on their bills Monday. The refunds are the result of a complaint filed by Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson that claimed unfair pricing.
Cost of natural gas at 10-year low
CenterPoint Energy told WCCO, January's home heating prices are at their lowest point in 10 years. The company says heating demand is down 14 percent compared to last winter. A spokesperson says the average gas bill is about 25 percent less, a trend that is expected to continue into 2012.
Xcel crew punctures CenterPoint gas line in Plymouth
75 people were evacuated from adjacent offices Thursday morning after a utility worker with Xcel Energy struck the CenterPoint Energy gas main, causing a leak.
Attorney General will try to get sheriff's deputies back on beat in Foley
The city recently ended its contract with the Benton County sheriff's department in favor of a less expensive deal with a private security company. Now Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has offered to help mediate talks aimed at putting security back in the hands of sheriff's deputies.
More than 350 homes without heat in Kimball after natural gas outage
Officials at CenterPoint Energy say they hope to have service restored to everyone Tuesday afternoon. The company is asking people to stay home so service workers can get access to reignite pilot lights.
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