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Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) Rulemaking on Natural Gas and LNG Facility Operators

Proposed Rule Number: 2020-P234

The MPUC has initiated a rulemaking to amend Number 65-407 Ch. 420 – Safety Standards for Natural Gas and Liquefied Natural Gas Facility Operators. The proposed amendments are intended to update and modernize the Commission’s gas safety rules. 

The Commission held a public hearing on January 6, 2021, 1:30 p.m. remotely via Microsoft Teams. Interested persons may file initial comments on the proposed amendments to the rule using the Commission’s Case Management System (CMS), in Docket No. 2020-00282, on or before Friday, December 18, 2020. Interested persons may file final written comments on the proposed rule in CMS, in Docket No. 2020-00282, no later than Friday, January 22, 2021.

For questions, contact: Jody McColman, Maine Public Utilities Commission, 18 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333. Telephone: (207) 287-1365. Email: