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Tariff Form No. 8-C PUBLIC NOTICE OF CHANGE IN RATES UPON APPLICATION (Tariff Rule No. 30-C) NOTICE is hereby given that Consumers Gas Utility Company, a public utility, has filed with the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA an application containing increased rates, tolls and charges for furnishing natural gas service to 8,398 customers in the Counties of Cabell, Jackson, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane and Wayne, West Virginia. The following proposed increased rates and charges will become effective November 1, 2022, unless otherwise ordered by the Public Service Commission, and will produce an increase of approximately $3,433,650 annually in revenue, an increase of 55.40%. The average monthly bill for a customer will be increased as follows: Residential (5 Mcf ) ($) INCREASE $25.89 (%) INCREASE 45.71% Commercial(18 Mcf) ($) INCREASE $93.19 (%) INCREASE 52.32% The increases shown are based on averages of all customers in the indicated classes. Individual customers may receive increases that are greater or less than average. Furthermore, the requested increased rates and charges are only a proposal and are subject to change (increases or decreases) by the Public Service Commission in its review of this filing. Any change in rates and charges will not become effective until authorized and approved by the Public Service Commission. If a hearing is scheduled, notice will be given of the time and place of hearing. A complete copy of the tariff, as well as a representative of the Company to provide any information requested concerning it, is available to all customers, prospective customers or their agents at any of the following offices of the Company: 900 W. Memorial Blvd., Huntington, WV 25701 A copy of the tariff is also available for public inspection at the offices of the Executive Secretary of the Public Service Commission at 201 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV 25301. The Rule 30C procedure is designed to provide a procedure for changing rates charged to customers by natural gas distribution utilities based exclusively on the costs of purchased gas. Consequently, protest should be limited to the reasonableness of such costs and the method by which they are calculated. Anyone desiring to protest or intervene should file a written protest or notice of intervention within twenty-five (25) days following the date of this publication, unless otherwise modified by Commission order. Failure to timely intervene can affect your rights to protest any rate changes and to participate in future proceedings. Request to intervene must comply with the Commission’s rules on intervention. All protests and intervention should be addressed to Executive Secretary, Public Service Commission of West Virginia, P.O. Box 812, Charleston, WV 25323. LH-137584 9-28;10;5;2022