Case Number: 13-0433

  • 04/17/2014
    Service - Order

    Copy of Final Order served to parties.
  • 04/16/2014
    Order Entered - Final

    Final Order entered.
  • 03/28/2014
    Service - Administrative Law Judge Ruling

    Notice given that the Administrative Law Judge, on her own motion, reopened the record pursuant to Section 200.870 of the Rules of Practice (83 Ill. Adm. Code 200.870) for the Sole Purpose of Correcting a Ministerial Error, filed on March 27, 2014. Notice also given that the Administrative Law Judge admits into evidence Explorer Exhibit 10 and Explorer Exhibit G – Revision 2 filed on March 27, 2014. Explorer Exhibit G – Revision 2 replaces Explorer Exhibit G, Revised which was admitted into evidence at the evidentiary hearing on March 5, 2014. Notice further given that the matter was marked “Heard and Taken” by the Administrative Law Judge on March 28, 2014. Notice served electronically to parties.
  • 03/27/2014
    Filing - Motion

    Joint Motion to Re-Open the Record for the Sole Purpose of Correcting a Ministerial Error, filed by Sidley Austin LLP on behalf of Explorer Pipeline Company, Staff of the Illinois Commerce Commission and Rooney Rippie & Ratnaswamy LLP on behalf of Northern Illinois Gas Company d/b/a Nicor Gas Company. (Electronic)
  • 03/17/2014
    Filing - Draft/Suggested Order

    Draft/Proposed Order, filed by Sidley Austin LLP on behalf of Explorer Pipeline Company. (Electronic)
  • 03/10/2014
    Transcript - Received

    Transcript - March 5, 2014, received.
  • 03/06/2014
    Service - Administrative Law Judge Ruling

    Notice given that the matter was marked “Heard and Taken” by the Administrative Law Judge on March 6, 2014. Notice served electronically to parties.
  • 03/05/2014
    Hearing Report - Heard and Continued

    Heard by Administrative Law Judge Von Qualen and continued generally.
  • 03/05/2014
    Hearing Report - Exhibits

    e-Docket: Explorer Pipeline Ex. 1, Direct Testimony of Karen L. Kennedy, filed 9/12/13;
    Exhibits A, B, C, D, E, I, J, K, M, N, filed ;8/27/13;
    Revised Exhibits F, G, H, and O filed 10/22/13;
    Revised Exhibit L, filed 3/4/14;
    Explorer Pipeline Ex. 4, Rebuttal Testimony of Karen L. Kennedy, filed 2/4/14;
    Explorer Pipeline Ex. 2, Direct Testimony of Terry V. Biehl, with Exhibits A and B, filed 9/12/13;
    Explorer Pipeline Ex. 3, Direct Testimony of Neil K. Earnest, with Attachments A and B, filed 9/12/13;
    Explorer Pipeline Ex. 5, filed 3/4/14;
    Explorer Pipeline Ex. 6, Verification of Terry V. Biehl filed 3/4/14;
    Explorer Pipeline Ex. 7, Verification of Neil K. Earnest, filed 3/14/14;
    ICC Staff Exhibit 1.0, Direct Testimony of Mark Maple, with Attachments A, B, C, D, E, F, and G, filed 12/12/13;
    ICC Staff Exhibit 3.0, Rebuttal Testimony of Mark Maple filed 2/24/14;
    ICC Staff Exhibit 3.1, Affidavit of Mark Maple, filed 2/24/14;
    ICC Staff Exhibit 2.0, Affidavit of Sheena Kight-Garlisch, filed 12/12/13.
  • 03/05/2014
    Hearing Report - Exhibits

    Explorer Pipeline Ex. 8, filed 3/5/14;
    Explorer Pipeline Ex. 9, filed 3/5/14.
  • 03/05/2014
    Transcript - Pending

    Transcript pending.
  • 02/20/2014
    Transcript - Received

    Transcript - February 10, 2014, received.
  • 02/10/2014
    Hearing Report - Heard and Continued

    Heard by Administrative Law Judge Von Qualen and continued to March 5, 2014, in Springfield, at 9:30 A.M.
  • 02/10/2014
    Hearing Report - Administrative Law Judge Ruling

    Staff Rebuttal Testimony is to be filed and served 03/04/14.
  • 02/10/2014
    Transcript - Pending

    Transcript pending.
  • 01/15/2014
    Transcript - Received

    Transcript - January 7, 2014, received.
  • 01/07/2014
    Hearing Report - Heard and Continued

    Heard by Administrative Law Judge Von qualen and continued to February 10, 2104, in Springfield, at 10:00 A.M.
  • 01/07/2014
    Transcript - Pending

    Transcript pending.
  • 12/23/2013
    Transcript - Received

    Transcript - December 17, 2013, received.
  • 12/17/2013
    Hearing Report - Heard and Continued

    Heard by Administrative Law Judge Von Qualen and continued to January 7, 2014, in Springfield, at 1:30 P.M.
  • 12/17/2013
    Transcript - Pending

    Transcript pending.
  • 12/04/2013
    Service - Administrative Law Judge Ruling

    Notice given by the Administrative Law Judge that the date for filing and serving Staff and Intervenor direct testimony has been extended to December 12, 2013. Notice also given that a status hearing will be held on December 17, 2013 as previously scheduled. Notice served electronically to parties.
  • 11/01/2013
    Service - Notice

    Notice given by the Administrative Law Judge of the following procedural schedule: Intervenor/Staff Testimony – due December 5, 2013; and Status Hearing – December 17, 2013 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. Hearings will be held at the offices of the Commission, Springfield, Illinois, Leland Building, 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois. Telephone participation will be allowed if arrangements for a bridge number are made in advance of the hearing. Notice mailed to parties. (Notice also mailed to Landowners from Exhibit O to the Errata)
  • 10/22/2013
    Filing - Errata

    Errata Sheet to the Amended Verified Petition of Explorer Pipeline Company, filed by Sidley Austin LLP. (Electronic)
  • 10/09/2013
    Transcript - Received

    Transcript - September 23, 2013, received.
  • 10/08/2013
    Service - Administrative Law Judge Ruling

    Notice given by the Administrative Law Judge that the Petitioner, Explorer Pipeline Company, shall file revised versions of Exhibit F, map of the proposed Manhattan Extension Project, Exhibit G, Legal Description of the proposed Manhattan Extension Project, and Exhibit H, Landowner List, to the Petition. The revised exhibits shall reflect the adjustment to the route of the proposed Manhattan Extension Project discussed in its direct testimony (Explorer Pipeline Ex. 1), filed on September 12, 2013. Notice also given by the Administrative Law Judge that Petitioner shall file, an additional exhibit listing only the property owners that were added to the Landowner List as a result of the adjustments to the proposed route. Notice further given by the Administrative Law Judge that these filings shall be made on or before October 16, 2013. Notice served electronically to parties.
  • 09/23/2013
    Hearing Report - Heard and Continued

    Heard by Administrative Law Judge Von Qualen and continued to December 17, 2013, in Springfield, at 10:00 A.M.
  • 09/23/2013
    Hearing Report - Administrative Law Judge Ruling

    Verified Petition to Intervene filed by Michael Wiksten on 09/11/13 was granted.
    Staff/Intervenor Direct Testimony is to be filed and served on 12/05/13.
  • 09/23/2013
    Transcript - Pending

    Transcript pending.
  • 09/11/2013
    Filing - Petition to Intervene

    Verified Petition for Leave to Intervene of Landowner Michael Wiksten, filed. (Electronic)
  • 09/09/2013
    Transcript - Received

    Transcript - September 5, 2013, received.
  • 09/05/2013
    Hearing Report - Heard and Continued

    Heard by Administrative Law Judge Von Qualen and continued to September 23, 2013, in Springfield, at 10:00 A.M.
  • 09/05/2013
    Hearing Report - Administrative Law Judge Ruling

    Petition to Interve of Northern Illinois Gas Company d/b/a Nicor Gas Company was granted.
    Petitioner's Direct Testimony is to be filed and Served on September 13, 2013.
  • 09/05/2013
    Transcript - Pending

    Transcript pending.
  • 09/04/2013
    Filing - Petition to Intervene

    Verified Petition to Intervene of Northern Illinois Gas Company d/b/a Nicor Gas Company filed by Rooney Rippie & Ratnaswamy. (electronic)
  • 08/27/2013
    Filing - Petition/Application-Amended

    Amended Petition for Certification and for Authority to Construct a Pipeline Extension and to Condemn Property, filed by Sidley Austin LLP on behalf of Explorer Pipeline Company. (Electronic)
  • 08/21/2013
    Service - Administrative Law Judge Ruling

    Notice is hereby given by the Administrative Law Judge that, at the prehearing conference scheduled for 10:00 A.M. on September 5, 2013, Explorer Pipeline Company (“Explorer”) and Staff shall be prepared to, or propose a schedule to address whether the authority granted by the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity issued to Explorer in Docket No. 56052, is sufficient for it to undertake construction, operation, and maintenance of the Manhattan Extension Project proposed in this proceeding, and whether Section 8-509 (220 ILCS 5/8-509) relief may be granted with respect to a pipeline for which a Certificate of Good Standing or a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity has not been issued. Notice mailed to parties.
  • 08/16/2013
    Service - Setting/Prehearing Conference

    Set for Prehearing Conference by the Administrative Law Judge for September 5, 2013, in Springfield at 10:00 A.M. Notice is also given by the Administrative Law Judge that due to the length of the list of entities to receive notice of this proceeding, the Chief Clerk’s Office need not include with this notice the list of potentially affected landowners and entities. The list is available electronically on the Commission’s e-Docket system under Docket No. 13-0433. The web address for the e-Docket system is: http://www.icc.illinois.gov/e-docket/. Those unable to access the list electronically may request that the Commission’s Chief Clerk mail a hardcopy to them by calling (217) 782-7434. Notice mailed to parties. (Notice also mailed to parties from Exhibit H to the petition).
  • 07/03/2013
    Filing - Petition/Application

    Petition for Authority to Construct a Pipeline Extension and to Condemn Property, filed by Sidley Austin LLP on behalf of Explorer Pipeline Company. (mailed by Federal Express - July 2, 2013)