Pittsburgh suit says two utilities discussing merger act like monopoly

Demenchuk, Michael
October 1997
Bond Buyer;10/01/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30242, p6
Trade Publication
Reports that the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania had filed a federal antitrust lawsuit on September 30, 1997 challenging the planned merger between Allegheny Power Systems Inc. and DQE Inc. Alleged violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act; City's claim that the two companies had acted in collusion after competing for a contract to provide low-cost electric service to two redevelopment areas within the city.


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