AEP/FirstEnergy tried to sneak FirstEnergy’s merger costs onto PJM rate payers in the FERC cost recovery process for PATH. Keryn Newman of Jefferson County, StopPATH’s junkyard dog, caught them and blew the whistle. FirstEnergy is now removing $1 million in these illegal costs from their 2010 rate recovery for PATH.
Keryn can explain it much better than I can. Here is her explanation over at StopPATH.