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CIV17-71 - In the Matter of Commission Staff's Petition for Declaratory Ruling Regarding Farm Tap Customers (Northern Natural Gas)

Date Filed: 03/22/17 ♦ Pending

Consolidated with CIV17-83

Service List

Refer to Docket NG16-014

Filed Documents:

No.

Date

Chronological Index

Page Number

1.

11/09/16

Docket NG16-014 - Electronic Docket Filings (PUC Website)
http://puc.sd.gov/Dockets/NaturalGas/2016/ng16-014.aspx

1-3

2. 

11/09/16

Docket NG16-014 - Comments and Responses (PUC Website) http://puc.sd.gov/Dockets/NaturalGas/2016/ng16-014comments.aspx

4-9

3. 

11/09/16

PUC Staff's Letter regarding Declaratory Ruling; Petition for Declaratory Ruling Regarding Farm Tap Customers; Staff Memorandum; and Certificate of Service

10-21

4. 

11/10/16

PUC Weekly Filing

22

5. 

11/14/16

NorthWestern Energy's Sample Letter Sent to South Dakota Customers regarding this Docket

23

6. 

11/15/16

NorthWestern Energy's Letter to Northern Natural Gas regarding Termination Notice - South Dakota Farm Tap Services

24

7. 

11/18/16

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.'s Application for Party Status and Certificate of Service

25-27

8. 

11/21/16

Northern Natural Gas Company's Petition to Intervene

28-29

9. 

11/21/16

NorthWestern Energy's Petition to Intervene; and Certificate of Service

30-32

10. 

11/21/16

Comments of Mark and Kim Eide; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Mark and Kim Eide; Comments of Mark and Kim Eide Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Mark and Kim Eide Confidential (not available to the public)

33-35

Confidential
36-38

11. 

11/22/16

Agenda of PUC Commission Meeting

39-42

12. 

11/22/16

Minutes of PUC Commission Meeting

43-46

13. 

11/23/16

Order Granting Intervention (MDU, Northern and NorthWestern)

47

14. 

11/23/16

Northern Natural Gas' Email to Commissioners; and Attachment - Northern Natural Gas' Sample Letter sent to Farm Tap Customers of NorthWestern Energy in South Dakota

48-51

15. 

11/28/16

Comments of John and Corrine Hamre; Commissioner Nelson's Response to John and Corrine Hamre; Comments of John and Corrine Hamre Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to John and Corrine Hamre Confidential (not available to the public)

52-54

Confidential
55-57

16. 

11/29/16

Comments of Pat Lyons; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Pat Lyons; Comments of Pat Lyons Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Pat Lyons Confidential (not available to the public)

58-60

Confidential
61-63

17. 

11/30/16

Order for and Notice of Hearing

64-65

18. 

12/02/16

Comments of Steve and Donelle DeRaad; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Steve and Donelle DeRaad; Comments of William J. Curry; Attachment 1 - Easement ; Attachment 2 - Curry's Letter; Commissioner Nelson's Response to William J. Curry; Comments of Steve and Donelle DeRaad Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Steve and Donelle DeRaad Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of William J. Curry Confidential (not available to the public); Attachment 1 - Easement Confidential (not available to the public); Attachment 2 - Curry's Letter Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to William J. Curry Confidential (not available to the public);

66-74

Confidential
75-83

19. 

12/05/16

Comments of Gordon Evenson; Comments of Terrill Folsland DPA for Kemit A. Folsland; Comments of Gordon Evenson Confidential (not available to the public); and Comments of Terrill Folsland DPA for Kemit A. Folsland Confidential (not available to the public)

84-86

Confidential
87-89

20. 

12/06/16

Comments of Ronald Schulz; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Ronald Schulz; Comments of Chad Fennel; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Chad Fennel; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Gordon Evenson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Terrill Folsland DPA for Kemit A. Folsland; Comments of Steven & Shawn Sandnes ; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Steven & Shawn Sandnes; Comments of Stanley and Mary Garry; Easement; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Stanley and Mary Garry; Comments of Ronald Schulz Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Ronald Schulz Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Chad Fennel Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Chad Fennel Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Gordon Evenson Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Terrill Folsland DPA for Kemit A. Folsland Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Steven & Shawn Sandnes Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Stanley and Mary Garry Confidential (not available to the public); Easement Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Stanley and Mary Garry Confidential (not available to the public)  and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Stanley and Mary Garry Confidential (not available to the public);

90-102

Confidential
103-115

21.

12/07/16

Initial Brief of Northern Natural Gas and Certificate of Service; Attachment A - Northern and Peoples 1987 Agreement  and Exhibit 1 - Service to be Performed by Peoples; Attachment B - Illustration of the Typical Equipment at a Farm Tap Setting; Attachment C - Affidavit of Keith L. Petersen; Attachment D - InterNorth and UtiliCorp Farm Tap Sale Agreement; and Attachment E - Annual Report for Blanket Certificate Activities 2011- FERC Docket No. CP12-251-000

116-154

22.

12/07/16

NorthWestern Energy's Brief in Response to Commission Staff's Petition for Declaratory Ruling; Exhibit A - Agreement between Northern Natural Gas Company and Peoples Natural Gas Company and Exhibit 1 - Service to be Performed by Peoples and Exhibit 2 - List of Counties Where Peoples Operates; and Exhibit B - Partial Assignment of Agreement between Northern Natural Gas Company and Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation

155-179

23. 

12/07/16

Comments of Benjamin L. Kleinjan, Helpser, McCarty & Rasmussen P.C. on behalf of Dwight Knuteson; Attachment; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Benjamin L. Kleinjan, Helpser, McCarty & Rasmussen P.C. on behalf of Dwight Knuteson; Attachment Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Benjamin L. Kleinjan, Helpser, McCarty & Rasmussen P.C. on behalf of Dwight Knuteson Confidential (not available to the public)

180-185

Confidential
186-190

24. 

12/08/16

Comments of Francis Hass; Comments of Evelyn Pederson, Pederson Farms; Comments of Francis Hass Confidential (not available to the public); and Comments of Evelyn Pederson, Pederson Farms Confidential (not available to the public)

191-195

Confidential
196-200

25. 

12/09/16

Comments of Craig and Leona McInerney; and Comments of Craig and Leona McInerney Confidential (not available to the public)

201-202

Confidential
203-204

26. 

12/12/16

Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Brief and Supplemental Brief of Northern Natural Gas Company and Certificate of Service; and Attachment 1 - Easement

205-218

27. 

12/12/16

Staff's Reply Brief; Attachment 1 - Affidavit of Boice Hillmer; Exhibit A - Northern Natural Gas' Letter to PUC; Exhibit B - Northern Natural Gas' Annual Report to PHMSA; and Certificate of Service

219-234

28.

12/12/16

Comments of Linda M. Lane; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Linda M. Lane; Comments of David and Deanna Brouwer; Commissioner Nelson's Response to David and Deanna Brouwer; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Craig and Leona McInerney; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Francis Hass; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Evelyn Pederson, Pederson Farms; Comments of Linda M. Lane Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Linda M. Lane Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of David and Deanna Brouwer Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to David and Deanna Brouwer Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Craig and Leona McInerney Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Francis Hass Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Evelyn Pederson, Pederson Farms Confidential (not available to the public)

235-245

Confidential
246-256

29. 

12/13/16

12/13/16 - Northern Natural Gas' Letter regarding Comments to Staff's Reply Brief; Attachment A – Emails; and Attachment B - Annual Report for Blanket Certificate Activities 2011- FERC Docket No. CP12-251-000

257-270

30.

12/13/16

Comments of Lyle and Marie Wynia; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Lyle and Marie Wynia; Comments of Taylor (Tad) Flood; Comments of Bonnie and Chad Palmer; ◦Comments of Lyle and Marie Wynia Confidential (not available to the public);Commissioner Nelson's Response to Lyle and Marie Wynia Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Taylor (Tad) Flood Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Bonnie and Chad Palmer Confidential (not available to the public); and Comments of Lyle and Marie Wynia Confidential (not available to the public);

271-275

Confidential
276-280

31. 

12/14/16

Sign-In Sheet for Hearing

281

32. 

12/14/16

Transcript for Hearing

282-433

33. 

12/14/16

Commissioner Nelson's Response to Bonnie and Chad Palmer; Commissioner Hanson's Response to Taylor (Tad) Flood; Comments of Scott A. Nilson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Scott A. Nilson; Comments of Roger Phillips; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Roger Phillips; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Bonnie and Chad Palmer Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Hanson's Response to Taylor (Tad) Flood Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Scott A. Nilson Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Scott N. Nilson Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Roger Phillips Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Roger Phillips Confidential (not available to the public)

434-439

Confidential
440-445

34. 

12/15/16

Northern Natural Gas Company' Sample Invitation for Open House Meetings Sent to Farm Tap Customers of NorthWestern Energy

446

35. 

12/15/16

Comments of Alice Heim; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Alice Heim; Comments of Rick Nelsen; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Rick Nelsen; Comments of Alice Heim Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Alice Heim Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Rick Nelsen Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Rick Nelsen Confidential (not available to the public)

447-450

Confidential
451-454

36. 

12/16/16

Comments of Steve Renli; Comments of Chuck Chernotik; Comments of Dan Amundson; Comments of Steve Renli Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Chuck Chernotik Confidential (not available to the public); and Comments of Dan Amundson Confidential (not available to the public)

455-459

Confidential
460-464

37. 

12/19/16

Comments of Craig and Leona McInerney; Comments of Marla Henderson; Comments of David McDonald; Comments of Duane Hojer filed by Rhonda Thull; Duane Hojer Attachment; Comments of David Hiebert; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Craig and Leona McInerney; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Marla Henderson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to David McDonald; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Duane Hojer Filed by Rhonda Thull; Commissioner Nelson's Response to David Hiebert; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Dan Amundson; Comments of Craig and Leona McInerney Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Marla Henderson Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of David McDonald Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Duane Hojer Filed by Rhonda Thull Confidential (not available to the public; Duane Hojer Attachment Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of David Hiebert Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Craig and Leona McInerney Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Marla Henderson Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Duane Hojer Filed by Rhonda Thull Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to David Hiebert Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Dan Amundson Confidential (not available to the public)

465-477

Confidential
478-490

38. 

12/20/16

PUC Staff's Letter regarding Negotiations with Northern Natural Gas and Northwestern Energy

491

39. 

12/20/16

Comments of Tyler McDonald; Comments of Jeff and Diana Haldin; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Jeff and Diana Haldin; Comments of Peter Fahlberg; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Peter Fahlberg; Comments of Jennifer Masterson; Attachment; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Jennifer Masterson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Tyler McDonald; Comments of Wayne J. Mitchell; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Wayne J. Mitchell; Comments of Representative David L. Anderson; Additional Comments of Wayne J. Mitchell; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Representative David L. Anderson; Comments of Judy (McDonald) Smoyer; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Judy (McDonald) Smoyer; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Steve Renli; Comments of Tyler McDonald Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Jeff and Diana Haldin Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Jeff and Diana Haldin Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Peter Fahlberg Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Peter Fahlberg Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Jennifer Masterson Confidential (not available to the public); Attachment Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Jennifer Masterson Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Tyler McDonald Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Wayne J. Mitchell Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Wayne J. Mitchell Confidential (not available to the public); Additional Comments of Wayne J. Mitchell Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Judy (McDonald) Smoyer Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Steve Renli Confidential (not available to the public)

492-510

Confidential
511-527

40. 

12/21/16

Comments of Sam and Heidi Heikes, Heikes Family Farm LLC; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Sam and Heidi Heikes, Heikes Family Farm LLC; Comments of Senator Ernie Otten with Letter from Aaron and Cary Gerdes;  Commissioner Nelson's Response to Senator Ernie Otten; Additional Comments of William J. Curry; Commissioner Nelson's Response to William J. Curry; Comments of John & JoAnn Sherman and Randall J. Sherman, Trustee of John & O. JoAnn Sherman Legacy Land Trust; Commissioner Nelson's Response to John & JoAnn Sherman and Randall J. Sherman, Trustee of John & O. JoAnn Sherman Legacy Land Trust; Comments of Daniel J. and Denise V. Christensen; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Daniel J. and Denise V. Christensen; Comments of Phil and Yvonne Hoffman; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Phil and Yvonne Hoffman; Comments of Sam and Heidi Heikes, Heikes Family Farm LLC Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Sam and Heidi Heikes, Heikes Family Farm LLC Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Senator Ernie Otten with Letter from Aaron and Cary Gerdes Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Senator Ernie Otten Confidential (not available to the public); Additional Comments of William J. Curry Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to William J. Curry Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of John & JoAnn Sherman and Randall J. Sherman, Trustee of John & O. JoAnn Sherman Legacy Land Trust Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to John & JoAnn Sherman and Randall J. Sherman, Trustee of John & O. JoAnn Sherman Legacy Land Trust Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Daniel J. and Denise V. Christensen Confidential (not available to the public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Daniel J. and Denise V. Christensen Confidential (not available to the public); Comments of Phil and Yvonne Hoffman Confidential (not available to the public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Phil and Yvonne Hoffman Confidential (not available to the public);

528-553

Confidential
554-579

41. 

12/22/16

Comments of Gary Knutson; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Gary Knutson; Comments of Ella Layne; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Ella Layne; Comments of Representative-Elect John Mills; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Representative-Elect John Mills; Additional Comments of Representative-Elect John Mills; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Representative-Elect John Mills; Comments of Gary Knutson Confidential (not available to public); Comments of Ella Layne Confidential (not available to public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Ella Layne Confidential (not available to public); Comments of Representative-Elect John Mills Confidential (not available to public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Representative-Elect John Mills Confidential (not available to public);

580-588

Confidential
589-595

42. 

12/23/16

Northern Natural Gas Company's Motion to Reopen the Record, Take Judicial Notice and Correct the Record and Certificate of Service

596-609

43. 

12/23/16

Comments of Senator Arthur L. Rusch; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Senator Arthur L. Rusch

610-613

44. 

12/27/16

Comments of Chad W. Mellenberndt; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Chad W. Mellenberndt; Comments of Roger W. Sherman, Trustee of John & O. JoAnn Sherman Legacy Land Trust; Comments of Chad W. Mellenberndt Confidential (not available to public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Chad W. Mellenberndt Confidential (not available to public); and Comments of Roger W. Sherman, Trustee of John & O. JoAnn Sherman Legacy Land Trust Confidential (not available to public)

614-625

Confidential
626-637

45. 

12/28/16

Comments of Dennis L. and Julie A. Jensen; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Dennis L. and Julie A. Jensen; Comments of Ron Klein; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Ron Klein; Comments of Dennis L. and Julie A. Jensen Confidential (not available to public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Dennis L. and Julie A. Jensen Confidential (not available to public); Comments of Ron Klein Confidential (not available to public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Ron Klein Confidential (not available to public)

638-642

Confidential
643-647

46. 

12/30/16

Order Setting Final Motion Hearing and Decision Date

648

47. 

12/30/16

PUC Staff’s Motion for Judicial Notice; and Certificate of Service

649-651

48. 

12/30/16

Comments of Tamara Jung; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Tamara Jung; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Roger W. Sherman, Trustee of John & O. JoAnn Sherman Legacy Land Trust; Comments of Tamara Jung Confidential (not available to public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Tamara Jung Confidential (not available to public); and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Roger W. Sherman, Trustee of John & O. JoAnn Sherman Legacy Land Trust Confidential (not available to public)

652-656

Confidential
657-661

49. 

01/03/17

Northern Natural Gas Company's Letter to South Dakota Legislators

662-664

50. 

01/03/17

Northern Natural Gas Company's Letter to Farm Tap Landowners; and Attachment - Northern Natural Gas Company's Letter to South Dakota Legislators

665-668

51.  

01/03/17

Comments of Michael J. McGill on behalf of Robert Lynch; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Michael J. McGill on behalf of Robert Lynch; Comments of Kirk Rikansrud; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Kirk Rikansrud; Comments of Raymond Jensen; Comments of Kirk Rikansrud Confidential (not available to public); Commissioner Nelson's Response to Kirk Rikansrud Confidential (not available to public); and Comments of Raymond Jensen Confidential (not available to public)

669-677

Confidential
678-686

52.  

01/04/17

NorthWestern Energy's Letter to Northern Natural Gas Easement Holders

687-690

53.  

01/04/17

NorthWestern Energy's Letter to South Dakota Legislators; and Attachment - NorthWestern Energy's Letter to Northern Natural Gas Easement Holders

691-695

54.  

01/04/17

Northern Natural Gas Company's Letter to South Dakota Legislators

696

55.  

01/04/17

Commissioner Fiegen's Response to Raymond Jensen; Additional Comments of Representative-Elect John Mills; Commissioner Fiegen's Response to Representative-Elect John Mills; Comments of Bob and Crystal Solomon; Commissioner Fiegen's Response to Bob and Crystal Solomon; Comments of Bob and Crystal Solomon Confidential (not available to public)

697-701

Confidential
702

56.  

01/05/17

NorthWestern Mailing List to Northern Natural Gas Easement Holders Confidential (Excel Format) (not available to the public)

Confidential
703-707

57.  

01/05/17

Comments of Jeff Manthei, Star Energy a division of GROWMARK, Inc.; and Commissioner Nelson's Response to Jeff Manthei, Star Energy a division of GROWMARK, Inc.

708-709

58.  

01/06/17

Additional Comments of Linda Lane; and Additional Comments of Linda Lane Confidential (not available to public)

710

Confidential
711

59.  

01/09/17

Staff’s Response to Northern Natural Gas Company’s Motion; and Certificate of Service

712-719

60.  

01/09/17

PUC Staff's Letter regarding January 9, 2017, Discussion Among the Parties

720

61.  

01/09/17

NorthWestern Energy's Response in Support of Staff's Motion for Judicial Notice; and Certificate of Service

721-731

62.  

01/09/17

NorthWestern Energy's Objection to Northern Natural Gas Company's Motion to Reopen the Record; and Certificate of Service

732-754

63. 

01/09/17

Commissioner Nelson's Response to Linda Lane;  Additional Comments of Linda Lane; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Linda Lane; Comments of Jerald and Jean Ollerich; Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Jerald and Jean Ollerich; Commissioner Nelson's Response to Linda Lane Confidential (not available to public); Comments of Jerald and Jean Ollerich Confidential (not available to public); and Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Jerald and Jean Ollerich Confidential (not available to public)

755-760

Confidential
761-766

64. 

01/11/17

PUC Staff's Letter regarding Deferring the Docket at the January 17, 2017, Commission Meeting

767

65. 

01/11/17

Comments of Allen and Mavis Stearns; Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Allen and Mavis Stearns; Comments of Allen and Mavis Stearns Confidential (not available to public); and Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Allen and Mavis Stearns Confidential (not available to public)

768-770

Confidential
771-773

66. 

01/12/17

Stipulation and Request for Deferral

774-775

67. 

01/17/17

Agenda of PUC Commission Meeting

776-778

68. 

01/17/17

Minutes of PUC Commission Meeting

779-781

69. 

01/17/17

Transcript of PUC Commission Meeting for January 17, 2017

782-821

70. 

01/19/17

Order Denying Request for Deferral

822-823

71. 

01/19/17

Order Granting Motion for Judicial Notice

824-825

72. 

01/19/17

Order Denying Motion to Reopen the Record, Take Judicial Notice and Correct the Record

826-827

73. 

01/24/17

Declaratory Ruling Regarding Farm Taps

828-830

74. 

01/30/17

Comments of Kevin Curry; Comments of Kevin Curry Confidential (not available to public)

831

Confidential
832

75. 

01/31/17

Commissioner Fiegen's Response to Kevin Curry

833-834

76. 

02/01/17

Notice of Appearance (Thomas J. Welk and Jason R. Sutton) for Northern Natural Gas; and Certificate of Service

835-837

77. 

02/17/17

Northern Natural Gas Company's Petition for Rehearing;  Exhibit A - Transcript of Proceedings for December 14, 2016; Exhibit B - Transcript of Proceedings for January 17, 2017; Northern Natural Gas Company's Motion for Judicial Notice; Exhibit C - Order Opening Investigation and Requesting Comments, Docket No. G-999/CI-99- 1365, 1999 WL 33595203 (Minn. P.U.C. 1999); Exhibit D - Order Accepting Farm-Tap Safety Inspection Programs and Closing, Docket No. G-999/CI-999-1365, G-007/M-99-641, 2000 WL 668943 (Minn. P.U.C. 2000); Exhibit E - Request for Approval of Tariffs that Establish Minimum Safety Standards for Farm Taps As a Condition of Service and Creation of a Mandatory Testing Program; Utility Replacement and Ownership of Customer-Owned Natural Gas Service Lines; Authorization for Recovery of Replacement Capital Costs; and Request for an Accounting Order to Defer Testing Costs until the Company's Next Rate Case; Iowa Utilities Board, Docket No. SPU-2015-0039; and Certificate of Service

838-948

78. 

02/21/17

Comments of Russel Graham; Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Russel Graham; Comments of Linda Lane to Chairperson Fiegen; Comments of Linda Lane to Vice Chairman Hanson; Comments of Linda Lane to Commissioner Nelson; Comments of Russel Graham Confidential (not available to public); Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Russel Graham Confidential (not available to public); Comments of Linda Lane to Chairperson Fiegen Confidential (not available to public); Comments of Linda Lane to Vice Chairman Hanson Confidential (not available to public); and Comments of Linda Lane to Commissioner Nelson Confidential (not available to public)

949-963

Confidential
964-978

79. 

02/22/17

Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Linda Lane; Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Linda Lane Confidential (not available to public)

979-980

Confidential
981-982

80. 

02/23/17

NorthWestern Energy's Petition for Reconsideration of Declaratory Ruling; and Certificate of Service

983-997

81. 

02/24/17

Additional Comments of Russel Graham; Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Russel Graham; Additional Comments of Russel Graham (not available to the public); and Chairperson Fiegen's Response to Russel Graham (not available to the public)

998-1000

Confidential
1001-1003

82. 

02/28/17

Order for and notice of Petition for Rehearing and Motion for Judicial Notice & Petition for Reconsideration Hearing

1004-1005

83. 

03/07/17

Staff's Response to Motions for Rehearing and Reconsideration

1006-1007

84.  

03/08/17

Staff’s Certificate of Service

1008-1010

85.  

03/09/17

Northern Natural Gas Company's Answer to NorthWestern Energy's Petition for Reconsideration of Declaratory Ruling; and Certificate of Service

1011-1018

86.  

03/09/17

NorthWestern Energy’s Objection to Northern Natural Gas Company’s Motion for Judicial Notice; and Certificate of Service

1019-1024

87.  

03/09/17

NorthWestern Energy’s Answer to Northern Natural Gas Company’s Petition for Rehearing;  Attachment 1 - Iowa Office of Consumer Advocate’s Filing to the Iowa Utilities Board - Motion to Strike Northern Natural Gas Company's Brief; Attachment 2 - Northern Natural Gas Letter to Nebraska Public Service Commission and Petition of Formal Intervention Out-of-Time; Attachment 3 - Picture of Farm Tap; and Certificate of Service

1025-1047

88.  

03/10/17

NorthWestern Energy’s Reply to Staff’s Response and Northern Natural Gas Company’s Answer; and Certificate of Service

1048-1054

89.  

03/13/17

Northern Natural Gas Company's Reply Brief in Support of Motion for Judicial Notice

1055-1057

90.  

03/13/17

Northern Natural Gas Company's Reply to NorthWestern Energy's Answer to Northern Natural Gas company's Petition for Rehearing; and Certificate of Service  

1058-1067

91.  

03/14/17

Sign-In Sheet for Motion Hearing

1068

92.  

03/14/17

Transcript for Motion Hearing

1069-1124

93.  

03/20/17

Order Denying Petition for Reconsideration of Declaratory Ruling

1125-1126

94.  

03/20/17

Order Denying Petition for Rehearing and Motion for Judicial Notice

1127-1128