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Property Appraiser returns unspent budgeted funds

Citrus County Property Appraiser Les Cook has announced that his office will return $431,000 in unspent budgeted funds for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30 to the Taxing Authorities.

PSC credits $54 million to Duke Energy customers

TALLAHASSEE — The three-member panel of the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) today ordered that a credit be given to customers for $54 million dollars in equipment that was never received for the Levy Nuclear Project (LNP).

Commissioner Julie I. Brown said, "We need to pause here and reflect on what is fair, just and in the public interest. $3.45 per month may not seem like a lot to some people, but it means everything to Duke's customers. Customers shouldn't have to pay for something that was never delivered on."

Sen. Dean to file bills related to Duke, PSC

State Senator Charlie Dean (R-Inverness) today announced his intention to file two bills related to Duke Energy and the Public Service Commission for the 2015 Legislative Session.

"As I said at my appearance before the Public Service Commission at their hearing on the meter rerouting issue, I am committed to sponsoring legislation to address this issue as well as the ongoing issue of Nuclear Cost Recovery," Dean said.

Sen. Dean appears before PSC in Tallahassee

Senator Charles Dean (R-Inverness) appeared today before the Florida Public Service Commission’s special meeting to address the Duke Energy Meter Rerouting issue.

Sen. Dean's appearance at the meeting follows a letter he sent to the PSC last week, in which he outlined his concerns.

“I want to thank Chairman Graham and the Public Service Commission for calling this special meeting today,” Senator Dean said.

Sen. Dean asks PSC to consider Duke Energy meter policy

State Sen. Charlie Dean

Sen. Charlie Dean on Tuesday expressed his concern with the Duke Energy meter rerouting program in Central and Western Florida.

Sen. Dean sent a letter to Public Service Commission Chairman Art Graham on Tuesday outlining his concerns.

“As I have read news article after article where consumers are having to pay an exorbitant additional charge through no fault of their own, due to a decision made by Duke Energy which has extended the billing cycle for some customers by over a week,” Dean wrote.

Hundreds check out Duke Energy Florida open house

Hundreds of Citrus County residents attended Duke Energy Florida's open house for the company's forthcoming natural gas plant in Crystal River. (PHOTO: Robby Douglas | Citrus-Daily.com)

Duke Energy Florida opened wide its door to Citrus County residents on Thursday as it presented its plan to build a natural gas plant to the public during a special open house at the Plantation Inn in Crystal River.


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