Peoples Gas crews were spending the day dealing with two gas line issues in the Beverly and Morgan Park neighborhoods on Thursday.
The house was leveled in the blast. The explosion also caused visible damage to the two homes on either side.
Fire investigators have determined a buildup of natural gas at an apartment building in Washington Park likely caused an explosion that leveled the building over the weekend, injuring two women who were inside.
Developers have abandoned a controversial plan to build a natural gas power plant in far northwest suburban Oakwood Hills. Plans for the $450 million power plant sharply divided the community of about 2,000 people.
Fire Department crews blanketed the Lincoln Park area on Thursday afternoon, after several residents and businesses reported smelling natural gas around Willow and Sheffield.
The village hall in a small McHenry County community was slated to reopen next Tuesday, after it has been closed for weeks because of alleged threats tied to plans for a natural gas power plant.
Two state lawmakers have called for a tiny village in McHenry County to reopen its government offices and get back to work.
Some residents of a small community in McHenry County have begun gearing up to stop plans for a natural gas power plant in their village.
Illinois state regulators and a consumer watchdog group were looking at a $9 billion deal for the sale of two local natural gas suppliers to a utility company in Wisconsin.
The Citizens Utility Board condemned the cost increase to customers.
Has your heating bill gone way up the last few months? Especially compared to last year? There’s a reason for that. Actually, there are many reasons, and not all of them have to do with the terrible cold that’s caught Chicago in a mercilessly frigid headlock.
Peoples and North Shore Gas are seeking a combined $88 million rate increase.
Police are investigating multiple reports of a smell of natural gas in and around the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
If you live in the far north suburbs, you could awaken to a huge flame in the sky Wednesday morning.
The Illinois State Senate has passed unanimously, and sent to the state House of Representatives, a bill that would regulate “fracking,” the process used to obtain access to deep natural gas reserves
A utility watchdog group says a combination of factors could lead to big savings on your natural gas bills this winter.
State regulators have approved a rate hike for Peoples Gas, although it’s only about half as big as the natural gas provider was seeking.
More vehicles may be converted to run on natural gas, as part of a pilot program at the U.S. Steel plant in Gary, Ind.
Faced with a rate increase, the assistant Illinois Attorney General is stepping into the debate, saying residents should not have to pay more on their home heating bills this winter.
An explosion knocked an entire home off its foundation Wednesday evening in south suburban Hickory Hills, but the elderly couple inside survived.