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A Note from Your People's Counsel “OPC is Your Utility Lawyer” is a phrase that describes the important role the Office of the People’s Counsel performs. OPC’s Litigation Services Division puts the words into practice daily primarily in advocating for consumers before the DC Public Service Commission, but also on occasion in court. For example, on May 2nd, OPC presented arguments at the DC Court of Appeals to challenge the…
A Note from Your People's Counsel You may have heard that Pepco is requesting a $76.8 million rate increase--the electric utility's largest in at least 30 years. You might also know, but it's worth repeating, that the Office of the People's Counsel is on the record as opposing the rate hike because of the possible harm to District consumers. In March, OPC attorneys mounted a vigorous defense for ratepayers, arguing…