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Utilities, Watchdog Warn Customers Of Scams

It’s unusual for three utilities and the Citizens Utility Board to come together for a single news conference, but they did just that Friday to try to prevent customers from being scammed.

05/07/2015

Natural Gas Flame

Whistleblowers Prompt Investigation Into Peoples Gas Program

The Illinois Commerce Commission on Wednesday announced an investigation into Peoples Gas’ controversial and pricey gas-main replacement program in Chicago after allegations by two whistleblowers.

03/12/2015

Natural Gas Flame

State Weighing Probe Of Peoples Gas Main Replacement Program

Come Wednesday, the Illinois Commerce Commission will consider opening an investigation into allegations of mismanagement of Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company’s natural gas main replacement program.

03/06/2015

(Credit: Peoples Gas)

ICC Approves Rate Hike For Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas Customers

People’s Gas and North Shore Gas customers can expect to see an increase in their monthly heating bills, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.

01/21/2015

Several homes were without heat in the Gage Park neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Several Homes In Gage Park Without Heat After Gas Leak

About half-dozen homes were without heat after a gas leak in the Gage Park neighborhood on the South Side Tuesday evening.

01/13/2015

Natural Gas Flame

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.

12/04/2014

A home in the 2100 block of West 107th Place was leveled by an apparent natural gas explosion on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Peoples Gas Repairs Damaged Main After Service Knocked Out To More Than 90 Homes

Another gas main hit by a Water Department crew on the South Side is leaving 91 customers without service.

12/03/2014

A home in the 2100 block of West 107th Place was leveled by an apparent natural gas explosion on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Home Explodes In Morgan Park

The house was leveled in the blast. The explosion also caused visible damage to the two homes on either side.

12/02/2014

Natural Gas Flame

Gas Service Restored To Edison Park Homes

Dozens of residents in the Edison Park neighborhood spent the night without heat, after city water crews knocked out a gas line.

11/20/2014

(Credit: Peoples Gas)

Peoples Gas Offering Free Winter Weatherization Program To Reduce Gas Bills

The brutal cold of last winter is unforgettable and Peoples Gas is taking steps to make sure their customers are able to cope this winter, especially, the elderly, reports CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.

11/08/2014

(Credit: Peoples Gas)

Energy Group Pledges To Freeze Gas Bills If Allowed To Take Over Integrys

Wisconsin Energy is promising not to raise gas bills for two years if it’s allowed to take over the parent of Peoples and North Shore Gas, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

08/06/2014

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Wisconsin Utility To Buy Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas For $9B

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.

06/23/2014

A lit furnace. (CBS)

Former Utility Supervisor: Peoples Gas Hid Slow Response Times To Gas Leaks

Joseph Pusateri tells his story and explains why Peoples Gas customers across Illinois should be furious because of what he says he was told to do by his boss. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

05/23/2014

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Peoples Gas To Charge Customers More Next Month, Wants Additional Increase

The Citizens Utility Board condemned the cost increase to customers.

02/26/2014

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Here’s Why Your Heating Bill Has Been So High (It’s Not Just The Cold)

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.

02/13/2014

A lit furnace. (CBS)

Natural Gas Usage, Bills Spike During Cold Snap

Many of us are paying the price for trying to stay warm in this prolonged cold spell. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

01/27/2014

Clara Kirk (CBS)

Women’s Shelter Without Heat Amid Financial Struggles

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on what led to this cold crisis.

10/24/2013

Chicago Public Schools

Elementary School Emptied After Gas Odor Detected

It happened not once, not twice but three times this week alone, CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

09/27/2013

Natural Gas Flame

Peoples, North Shore Gas Seek $88 Million Rate Hike

Peoples and North Shore Gas are seeking a combined $88 million rate increase.

WBBM Newsradio–08/01/2012

(Credit: Peoples Gas)

Peoples Gas To Refund Customers Following Court Ruling

The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved a $2.3 million refund for Peoples Gas customers.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

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