Heating Cost Complaints Spiking This Winter, Utility Watchdog SaysThe Citizens Utility Board said it has seen a 65% increase in complaints and questions this winter about unregulated natural gas suppliers.
Source Of Natural Gas Smell In NW Indiana Still UnknownEnvironmental authorities in Northwest Indiana have not yet determined the source of a powerful, natural gas-like smell that has prompted numerous complaints.
Mild Winter Leading To Lower Heating Bills, According To CUBNatural gas customers could see a drop in their heating bills compared to last winter.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
Peoples Gas Restores Service To Dozens In Beverly And Morgan Park Peoples Gas crews were spending the day dealing with two gas line issues in the Beverly and Morgan Park neighborhoods on Thursday.
Home Explodes In Morgan ParkThe house was leveled in the blast. The explosion also caused visible damage to the two homes on either side.
Natural Gas Explosion Likely Caused Building CollapseFire 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 Back Out Of Plan For Oakwood Hills Power PlantDevelopers 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.
Crews Investigate Natural Gas Odor In Lincoln Park, But Find No LeakFire Department crews blanketed the Lincoln Park area on Thursday afternoon, after several residents and businesses reported smelling natural gas around Willow and Sheffield.
Closed Over Power Plant Fight, Oakwood Hills Village Hall To Reopen Next WeekThe 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.
Lawmakers Urge Oakwood Hills To Reopen Village HallTwo state lawmakers have called for a tiny village in McHenry County to reopen its government offices and get back to work.
Oakwood Hills Residents Seek To Block New Power PlantSome residents of a small community in McHenry County have begun gearing up to stop plans for a natural gas power plant in their village.