Atlanta (March 25, 2003) -- Energy services holding company AGL Resources Inc. dismissed Deloitte & Touche as its independent auditor, apparently over independence issues in the wake of Sarbanes-Oxley, and hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for its current fiscal year.

AGL filed a brief statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission about its decision to dismiss D&T on March 10. The filing said that the company’s audit committee made its decision based on its new "responsibility under Sarbanes-Oxley and related regulations adopted and proposed by the SEC and the New York Stock Exchange."

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