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.
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.
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.
People’s Gas and North Shore Gas customers can expect to see an increase in their monthly heating bills, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
About half-dozen homes were without heat after a gas leak in the Gage Park neighborhood on the South Side Tuesday evening.
Peoples Gas crews were spending the day dealing with two gas line issues in the Beverly and Morgan Park neighborhoods on Thursday.
Another gas main hit by a Water Department crew on the South Side is leaving 91 customers without service.
The house was leveled in the blast. The explosion also caused visible damage to the two homes on either side.
Dozens of residents in the Edison Park neighborhood spent the night without heat, after city water crews knocked out a gas line.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many of us are paying the price for trying to stay warm in this prolonged cold spell. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on what led to this cold crisis.
It happened not once, not twice but three times this week alone, CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Peoples and North Shore Gas are seeking a combined $88 million rate increase.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved a $2.3 million refund for Peoples Gas customers.