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52 Pa. Code § 57.191. Purpose.

§ 57.191. Purpose.

 Reliable electric service is essential to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of this Commonwealth. The purpose of this subchapter is to establish standards and procedures for continuing and ensuring the safety and reliability of the electric system in this Commonwealth. The standards have been developed to provide a uniform method of assessing the reasonableness of electric service reliability.

Notes of Decision


   The Public Utility Code preempted the field of public utility regulation such that township’s shade tree ordinance did not control the public utility’s vegetation management practices. PECO Energy v. Township of Upper Dublin, 922 A.2d 996, 1004 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2007)

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