ICC Opens Formal Probe Of Peoples Gas ProjectThe commission said it will investigate whether Peoples Gas, Integrys Energy Group or Wisconsin Energy Co. “knowingly misrepresented facts or withheld information” about the long-term cost of the Accelerated Main Replacement Program.
Madigan Seeks Probe Of Peoples Gas Main Replacement ProgramMadigan said an independent audit of the Peoples Gas Accelerated Main Replacement Program revealed skyrocketing costs for consumers. Originally estimated to cost $2.2 billion when it was first approved in 2009, the pipe replacement program could now cost $8 billion, according to an audit by Liberty Consulting Group.
Utilities, Watchdog Warn Customers Of ScamsIt'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.
Whistleblowers Prompt Investigation Into Peoples Gas ProgramThe 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.
State Weighing Probe Of Peoples Gas Main Replacement ProgramCome 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.
ICC Approves Rate Hike For Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas CustomersPeople's Gas and North Shore Gas customers can expect to see an increase in their monthly heating bills, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Several Homes In Gage Park Without Heat After Gas LeakAbout half-dozen homes were without heat after a gas leak in the Gage Park neighborhood on the South Side Tuesday evening.
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.
Peoples Gas Repairs Damaged Main After Service Knocked Out To More Than 90 HomesAnother gas main hit by a Water Department crew on the South Side is leaving 91 customers without service.
Home Explodes In Morgan ParkThe house was leveled in the blast. The explosion also caused visible damage to the two homes on either side.
Gas Service Restored To Edison Park HomesDozens of residents in the Edison Park neighborhood spent the night without heat, after city water crews knocked out a gas line.
Peoples Gas Offering Free Winter Weatherization Program To Reduce Gas BillsThe 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.