Jessica Willingham http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Regulators Approve Laclede Gas Purchase Of MGE http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-regulators-approve-laclede-gas-purchase-mge <div><p>The Missouri Public Service Commission has given the go-ahead for St. Louis-based Laclede Gas to purchase Missouri Gas Energy.</p><p>Commission members placed a major condition on the purchase – Laclede Gas is barred from seeking a rate increase in its current service area until October of 2015.&nbsp;&nbsp;Laclede spokeswoman Jessica Willingham says, though, they would&nbsp;be allowed to seek an increase in the areas currently served by Missouri Gas once the purchase becomes official.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:40:28 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 28321 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Regulators Approve Laclede Gas Purchase Of MGE