Ameren Missouri holding public hearings about rate increase

3:34 PM, Aug 15, 2012   |    comments
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Ameren Missouri

St. Louis (KSDK) - If you think your electric bills have been high this summer, they may go up even more.

Ameren Missouri is calling for a 14.6 percent rate increase.

For the average family, that's about 46 cents more a day.

Ameren says it needs $376 million to cover higher fuel costs and infrastructure improvements.

Residents have a chance to weigh in at several public hearings scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.

One begins at 6 p.m. at Arnold City Hall.

On Thursday, hearings are at 12 p.m. at the Holiday Inn on Lindbergh in south St. Louis County and at 6 p.m at the Wohl Community Center on Kingshighway.

KSDK

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