By Louis Mellini
MARION COUNTY — The Northwest Alabama Gas District approved newly proposed gas rate increases on Oct. 1.
For residential rates, the monthly customer charge was $11.54, and the gas cost $11.429 per MCF (MCF is an abbreviation derived from the Roman numeral M for one thousand, put together with cubic feet (CF) to measure a quantity of natural gas.)
The new residential rate for monthly customer charge is $12.54 and a gas cost of $12.429 per MCF.
Commercial rates consisted of a monthly customer charge of $25 and a gas cost $8.032 per MCF.
The new commercial rates consist of a monthly charge of $27 and a gas cost of $9.532 per MCF.
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