ComEd, Peoples Gas, Aqua Illinois, And Several Other Illinois Public Utilities Extend Moratoriums On Shutoffs Through March 31, 2021Many Illinois homeowners and businesses struggling to pay their bills won't have to worry about losing heat, water, or electricity this winter.
Avondale Woman Furious After Being Left Without Heat For Days When Gas Was Cut OffIt was like camping out in the winter – that is how an Avondale neighborhood woman describes sleeping in her home without heat.
Orange Line Service Suspended After Workers Hit Gas LineService on part of the Orange Line was suspected on Friday night after People's Gas hit a six-inch gas main in the 2800 block of South Ashland.
Peoples Gas Restoring Service To Dozens Of Homes After Brainerd Gas Leak Sends Flames FlyingA gas leak in front of a home in the Brainerd neighborhood sent flames shooting 20 to 25 feet in the air.
Peoples Gas To Remove Chicago Cast-Iron Pipe Dating To 1859The utility company says the 20-inch, cast-iron gas main has delivered natural gas to home and businesses in the River North neighborhood since 1859, or before the Civil War.
West Englewood House Explosion Blows Hole In Side Of HomeA house exploded in West Englewood overnight.
UPDATE: Woman Gets Money To Pay Gas Bill From Viewer After CBS 2 Story AirsA number of people reached out to CBS 2 to help King. "A kind viewer" paid King's $300 gas bill. She said she's appreciative of all the offers and grateful to have heat and cooking gas this Thanksgiving.
Peoples Gas Offer Tips To Prevent CO PoisoningJanuary has the highest incidences of CO poisoning, according to the study by the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Lisa Madigan Reaches $18.5 Million Settlement With Peoples GasAttorney General Lisa Madigan announced Tuesday two settlements totaling $18.5 million with Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company and its former parent company Integrys Energy Group, and current owner WEC Energy Group, for misleading consumers about the cost of its Accelerated Main Replacement Program.
Complaint: Peoples Gas Officials ‘Misled’ Regulators About Cost OverrunsTop officers of Peoples Gas “knowingly misled” state regulators about the ballooning cost of a multibillion-dollar upgrade program to pave the way for a 2015 merger, according to a complaint filed by Attorney General Lisa Madigan and a utility watchdog.
Gas Main Leak In South Austin Secured gas man break forced homeowners out into the cold in the South Austin neighborhood late Tuesday afternoon.
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.