PSC Issues Show Cause Order and Schedules Hearing for Union Grain Company
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PSC ISSUES SHOW CAUSE ORDER AND
SCHEDULES HEARING FOR UNION GRAIN COMPANY
Lincoln, May 10, 2022 – The Nebraska Public Service Commission
(PSC) filed a Complaint seeking an Order (GW-340/GWC-447)
assessing civil penalties to Union Grain Company, of Saint Libory.
The PSC grain department complaint alleges that Union Grain
Company violated the Grain Warehouse Act, Neb. Rev. Stat.
§88-543, which prohibits warehouse licensees from operating
with less grain in the warehouse than outstanding receipts issued
for grain stored by valid owners, depositors, or storers of grain in
the licensed warehouse. Two audits conducted by the PSC grain
department found Union Grain Company oversold in corn on
Per the Order (GW-340/GWC-447) a show cause hearing has been
scheduled for 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 29, at which time Union
Grain Company will need to show cause as to why it should not be
assessed civil penalties in accordance with Neb. Rev. Stat § 75-156.
Grain warehouses are generally regulated by the PSC pursuant to
the Grain Warehouse Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. § 88-525 through 88-552,
and Neb. Admin. Code Title 291, Chapter 8 of the Commission’s
Rules and Regulations. ###
Deb Collins- Media & Communications Mgr.