A debate is heating up over whether to reauthorize Pa. Act 201, a law that gives utilities the authority to shut off heat and electricity during the winter for all but the poorest of the poor.
It’s the latest program in the company’s effort to reduce the region’s — and the company’s — carbon footprint.
The sinkhole was apparently caused by a water main break on the 3600 block of N. Marvine Street.
Eight people, including two children, were injured following a row home explosion and collapse in Philadelphia Monday morning.
A gas leak has forced residents to evacuate in Northern Liberties Thursday night.
Public Utility Commissioner James Cawley ripped PGW as being essentially beyond regulation.
Back in the 1980s word got out that the city-owned PGW was giving break to prominent officials.
Mayor Michael Nutter says it was his own mistake in missing a single payment that led PGW to place a lien on his home.
Mum is mostly the word from Mayor Nutter’s press office over word that Philadelphia Gas Works had a court place a lien on Nutter’s home in May because he hadn’t paid his gas bill.
Chris reviews the Phillie’s third straight loss to the Pirates and the Eagles selection of Lane Johnson in the first round of the NFL Draft. He also discusses the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and the chances that Kermit Gosnell could be acquitted. He talks to Ray Didinger from CSN Philly, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, and Lesley Van Arsdall from CBS 3.
A veteran city council member is accusing Mayor Nutter of holding up the renovation of a playground in her district to “punish” her for her stance on the mayor’s plan to sell PGW.
Nearly two dozen homes have been evacuated in the Hunting Park section due to a reported gas leak.
A gas leak along SEPTA’s Broad Street line Wednesday impacted travel for morning commuters and prompted temporary neighborhood evacuations.
A Center City apartment building was evacuated early Wednesday morning after it filled with smoke from an underground electrical fire.
Councilwoman Marian Tasco, who chairs the Philadelphia Gas Commission, doesn’t believe that PGW ratepayers should foot the bill for the privatization effort.