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State Regulators Halt Power and Gas Shut-offs Until April 2021

by Ben Adlin


Families and small businesses that owe money to some of the state’s largest utility companies won’t see electricity or heating shut-offs until next spring or later, state utilities regulators said Tuesday. An existing protection was set to expire next week.

A new order by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) prevents the utilities from disconnecting customers for nonpayment until April 30, 2021. Late fees and deposits for new customers will be waived through Oct. 27, 2021. 

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