DOVER, DE, July 21, 2009 – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that it has received all public service commission regulatory approvals required for its merger with Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU) (NYSE AMEX: FPU). On April 20, 2009, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement with Florida Public Utilities.

Chesapeake has received all approvals needed from the Delaware Public Service Commission (DPSC), the Maryland Public Service Commission (MPSC) and the Florida Public Service Com