by Tom Johnson / NJ Spotlight
In a dispute that could affect electricity customers and air quality, the state is intervening on the behalf of a power plant involved in a row with Public Service Electric & Gas about how much the utility charges for natural gas to operate the unit.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has ordered the Newark-based utility to continue providing fuel to the Red Oak power plant in Sayreville at the same rate it has been charging for the past 11 years, preventing PSE&G from boosting the cost of natural gas by $10 million annually.
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