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(A PGW payment office in center city Philadelphia.  File photo by Andre Bennett)

Public Utility Commissioner Wants PGW To Be Sold

Public Utility Commissioner James Cawley ripped PGW as being essentially beyond regulation.

07/17/2013

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PGW Says They Don’t Play Favorites With Anyone Who Has Unpaid Bills

Back in the 1980s word got out that the city-owned PGW was giving break to prominent officials.

06/24/2013

(Mayor Michael Nutter.  File photo)

Nutter Admits One Missed Payment Made Him Target of PGW’s Wrath

Mayor Michael Nutter says it was his own mistake in missing a single payment that led PGW to place a lien on his home.

06/20/2013

Lien Placed On Mayor Nutter’s Home For Failure To Pay PGW Bill

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.

06/19/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.26.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/26/2013

(Councilwoman Marian Tasco.  File photo by Dennis Edward)

Tasco Accuses Nutter Of Deliberately Delaying Playground Renovation

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.

03/28/2013

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20 Homes In Hunting Park Evacuated Due To Reported Gas Leak

Nearly two dozen homes have been evacuated in the Hunting Park section due to a reported gas leak.

02/14/2013

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Residents Return Home, Service Restored After Gas Leak At SEPTA Station

A gas leak along SEPTA’s Broad Street line Wednesday impacted travel for morning commuters and prompted temporary neighborhood evacuations.

02/06/2013

(credit: Jim Melwert)

Underground Fire Forces Evacuation Of Center City Apartment High-Rise

A Center City apartment building was evacuated early Wednesday morning after it filled with smoke from an underground electrical fire.

01/02/2013

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

City’s Effort To Sell Off PGW Gets Tangled In Purse Strings Battle

Councilwoman Marian Tasco, who chairs the Philadelphia Gas Commission, doesn’t believe that PGW ratepayers should foot the bill for the privatization effort.

12/11/2012

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Craig White stopped by with more information on a new program offered by Philadelphia Gas Works.

12/05/2012

(The temperature is headed down to the single digits by Tuesday morning.  File photo by Christopher Furlong/ Getty Images)

Many Area Families Grappling With Energy Insecurity As Cold Weather Arrives

As the temperature drops, public health officials say many families face a stark choice. Should they heat…or eat?

11/25/2012

The aftermath of a natural gas blast in Tacony in January, 2011.  (Credit: Jim Melwert)

PUC, PGW Reach Tentative Settlement On Deadly Tacony Gas Explosion

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.

11/16/2012

(Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter gives an update on the city's preparation for Hurricane Sandy at a press conference on Sunday.)

Mayor Nutter Orders City Government Shutdown, Warns Residents To Be Ready For Sandy

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.

10/28/2012

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Dept)

Two Philadelphia Police Officers Arrested

Two Philadelphia police officers have been arrested and charged with Theft of Services from three Philadelphia utility companies.

09/11/2012

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