BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSI

89150 | 10/17/2019 | Ad id: 7-0000497360-01
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BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEVADA NOTICE OF PETITION FOR AN ADVISORY OPINION OR DECLARATORY ORDER On September 25, 2019, Southwest Gas Corporation ("Southwest Gas") filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada ("Commission") a Petition, designated as Docket No. 19-09017, for an Advisory Opinion to clarify the intent of regulations relating to gas infrastructure replacement ("GIR") projects and gas infrastructure replacement mechanisms under Nevada Administrative Code ("NAC") 704.796 et al. Southwest Gas seeks an Advisory Opinion on the following question regarding NAC 704.796 et al.: If a gas infrastructure replacement project is approved for recovery on an accelerated basis as part of the GIR mechanism, but the gas utility no longer intends to avail itself of the accelerated recovery of the costs for that project through the GIR mechanism, is the gas utility obligated to complete the project on an accelerated basis or can it choose to replace the projects in the normal course of business? This Notice serves only to notify the public that the Commission has received the above-referenced filing. It is the responsibility of interested persons to review the filing and monitor the proceedings to determine their desired levels of involvement based on how this matter may affect their unique situations. The details provided within this Notice are for informational purposes only and are not meant to be an all-inclusive overview of the filing. The Commission may consider and adopt alternative proposals not contained within the filing but which are related to the subject matter of the filing and supported by substantial evidence. Southwest Gas filed the Petition pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statutes and the NAC Chapters 703 and 704 including, but not limited to, NAC 703.825. Interested persons may file comments at either of the Commission's offices on or before WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2019. The Petition is available for public viewing at the Commission's website: http://puc.nv.gov; and at the offices of the Commission: 1150 East William Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701 and 9075 West Diablo Drive, Suite 250, Las Vegas, Nevada 89148. A person must request in writing to be placed on the service list for this proceeding to receive any further notices in this matter. By the Commission, /s/ TRISHA OSBORNE, Assistant Commission Secretary Dated: Carson City, Nevada 10/09/19 (SEAL) Pub: October 17, 2019 Ad#0000497360