BEFORE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
In the Matter of the Joint Application of Entergy Arkansas, Inc., )
Mid South TransCo LLC, Transmission Company Arkansas, )
LLC and ITC Midsouth LLC for Approval of Transfer of Assets ) File No. EO-2013-0396
and Certificate of Convenience and Necessity, and Merger and, )
in connection therewith, Certain Other Related Transactions )
Issue Date: February 15, 2013 Effective Date: February 15, 2013
On February 14, 2013, Entergy Arkansas, Inc. (“EAI”) filed a motion for a protective order. EAI states that information that it has filed, and will be filing, in this matter is not publically available, and that the applicants would suffer significant negative business consequences if that information were to be made public. Consequently, EAI requests a protective order authorizing the continued confidentiality of the information attached to the Joint Application and any similar information that may be provided with other pleadings, subject to the terms of Commission Rule 4 CSR 240-2.135. The Commission finds the request to be reasonable and will grant it.
THE COMMISSION ORDERS THAT:
1. Entergy Arkansas, Inc.’s motion for a protective order is granted.
2. The treatment of proprietary and highly confidential information is governed by Commission Rule 4 CSR 240-2.135. Proper filing in the Commission’s Electronic and Information System is required to maintain this confidentiality.
3. This order shall become effective immediately upon issuance.
BY THE COMMISSION
(S E A L)
Harold Stearley, Deputy Chief Regulatory
Law Judge, by delegation of authority
pursuant to Section 386.240, RSMo 2000.
on this 15th day of February, 2013.