It was a sleepless night for residents who were forced to evacuate their homes after a car crash led to a gas leak in Northeast Philadelphia.
Final bids are due at the end of this month from companies that are vying to purchase the Philadelphia Gas Works from the city.
It is not just snow we are dealing with tonight, bitterly cold temperatures are on the way as well.
It happened around 3 p.m. Monday at 10th Street and Girard Avenue in Philadelphia.
Binding bids will be due in January, and the city would finalize sales terms by February.
Philadelphia Gas Works says enrollment in the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance program, known as LIHEAP, is open.
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.