One of Georgia's leading natural gas marketers has agreed to settle with long-time variable-rate customers who say they were misled and overcharged.
Georgia natural gas was one of two retailers involved in the
The company decided to pay 2.5 million dollars to customers.
The other, SCANA, rejected a 1.25 million dollar settlement offered by the public service commission.
Both companies denied wrongdoing by starting cheaper variable rate plans to attract new customers.
Two lawsuits filed late last month seek triple damages from the
marketers and class-action status.
Settlements reached with the PSC do not end those lawsuits.