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  • Federal Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Lawsuit Seeking to Prevent Village’s Acquisition of Utility Assets

    Posted by on September 14, 2010
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently issued an opinion in Rock Energy Cooperative v. Village of Rockton, No. 10-1106, which concerned a dispute over the ownership of assets used by natural gas and electric utilities. Rock Energy is a consumer-owned utility that provides gas and electricity to its members on a cost-of-service, nonprofit basis.  In 2004, Alliant Energy an...

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