Asheville leaders applaud Duke rate hike challenge

May 31, 2013 Full story: The Asheville Citizen-Times 6

Leaders in Buncombe County on Friday applauded Attorney General Roy Cooper's decision to challenge Duke Energy's planned rate hike.

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#1 May 31, 2013
Lol, Attorney General doesn't like getting a higher energy bill, either.

Asheville, NC

#2 Jun 1, 2013
Can't be the EPA regs are taking their toll on the industry? Who pays for all of it?
Just Pay The Damn Bill

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#3 Jun 1, 2013
Public Utility's can't lose money so it all gets passed to the consumer in some way, shape or form.

Asheville, NC

#5 Jun 1, 2013
This is what kills me. The loons here are all about green energy, killing the coal industry, rejecting nuclear power then complain about the rate hikes passed on them BECAUSE of them. Stupid people, ban them.

Asheville, NC

#6 Jun 1, 2013
they should just consider it a higher useage tax which is what it is...democrackkks ought to LOVE paying MORE like they always want everyone else to do!

Asheville, NC

#7 Jun 1, 2013

Another thing is to complain about the tax on hybrid cars yet don't realize that the taxes would be lower if the money actually went to where it's supposed to go. But the money is diverted to other areas. I think toll roads should be in use simply because the money would actually be used to upkeep them. As it stands now, all the gas taxes collected when compared to the crumbling bridges on top of the crappy roads shows us just how ineffective the government really is.

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