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.
Craig White stopped by with more information on a new program offered by Philadelphia Gas Works.
As the temperature drops, public health officials say many families face a stark choice. Should they heat…or eat?
The Public Utility Commission’s enforcement staff and PGW have reached a tentative $500,000 settlement on alleged violations stemming from a deadly gas explosion in the city’s Tacony section in January 2011.
As Hurricane Sandy approaches, the city of Philadelphia is closing government offices, court houses, mass transit and public and Archdiocesan schools on Monday. And Mayor Michael Nutter continues to urge residents to be ready.