Mississippi River Transmission Corp.

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 01/01/1994, Docket: TM94-2-25-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 227 First Revised Sheet No. 227 : Superseded

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 227

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

22. GAS RESEARCH INSTITUTE ADJUSTMENT CHARGES

 

22.1 Purpose

 

(a) MRT has joined with other gas enterprises in the

formation of and participation in the activities and financing of

the Gas Research Institute (GRI), an Illinois not for profit

corporation. GRI has been organized for the purpose of sponsoring

Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) programs in the

field of natural and manufactured gas for the purpose of assisting

all segments of the gas industry in providing adequate, reliable,

safe, economic and environmentally acceptable gas service for the

benefit of gas consumers and the general public.

 

(b) For the purpose of funding GRI's approved

expenditures, this section establishes GRI Adjustment Charges to

be applicable to MRT's rate schedules as set forth on Sheet No. 9

of this tariff.

 

22.2 Basis of GRI Adjustment Charges

 

The GRI Adjustment Charges for RD&D shall be that increment

which has been approved by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

orders approving GRI's RD&D expenditures. Procedures for

collection and billing of the GRI Adjustment Charges shall be in

accordance with Section 154.38 of the Commission's regulations and

the Commission's Order issued October 5, 1993 in Docket No.

RP93-140.

 

22.3 Filing Procedure

 

The notice period for filings pursuant to this subsection

shall be at least thirty (30) days prior to the proposed effective

date of the Charges and the proposed effective date shall coincide

with the effective date of changes in the GRI Adjustment Charge

approved by the Commission, unless, for good cause shown, a lesser

notice period or different effective date is allowed by valid

Commission order. Any such filing shall not become effective

unless it becomes effective without suspension or refund

obligation.