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Atmos cleared to buy two natural gas systems

BUDE and MEADVILLE — Atmos Energy Corp. will buy two southwest Mississippi natural gas systems.

The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved Atmos’ purchase of gas systems from the towns of Meadville and Bude. The Bude system has 280 customers, while the Meadville system has 190.

Atmos has been leasing and operating the systems since February 1987, and company spokesman Robert Lesley says rates and service will not change. The company will pay $96,000 to Meadville and $145,000 to Bude, and expects to complete the purchases by August.

Atmos, based in Dallas, has about 255,000 customers in Mississippi and about 3.2 million nationwide.

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