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Although the Crew have benefited in various ways from public funding, the team is neither a public trust nor a public utility.
County Executive George Latimer asked the chairman of New York State Public Service Commission, which oversees public utilities, to review how Consolidated Edison Inc. and New York State Electric and Gas, handled the storm.
Engineers in Local 420 operate and maintain physical plant systems and buildings in the state for public utilities and schools.
Our gas infrastructure is made possible by natural gas producers and suppliers, public utilities and pipeline companies that serve interstate and local community needs.
State public utilities representatives say dialing 1 signals to the phone system that the caller is about to dial an area code.
Puerto Rico's power company and the Corps of Engineers have thousands of workers and managers from mainland public utilities and private companies working across the island to restore power.
The next step - to actually begin the search - could take another month unless the public utility's board of directors chooses to convene earlier than scheduled to move the process along.
In many cases, owners threatened to move their teams if governments did not build them new stadiums along with the roads and public utilities needed to operate them.
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PUBLIC UTILITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of public utility for English Language Learners
: a company (such as an electric company) that provides a public service and must follow special rules made by the government
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