CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved a $2.3 million refund for Peoples Gas customers.

As WBBM Newsradio’s David Roe reports, the refunds are for customers who were charged a fee to help Peoples Gas pay for a gas main replacement program in Chicago.

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The fee was challenged by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Citizens Utility Board.

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An appeals court ruled last year that the ICC should not have approved the charge.

If you are a Peoples Gas customer, you will see the refund in the form of a credit on your monthly bill starting next month through next March.

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LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s David Roe reports