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Pa. PUC Faults PGW For January’s Fatal Natural Gas Explosion in Tacony

The 24-page PUC report concludes that PGW failed to follow many of its own safety procedures on site, including taking too long to shut off gas and electricity in the area where gas was leaking.

12/16/2011

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PGW Phone Bank

As the weather turns colder, are you worried about how you’re going to heat your home this winter?

11/30/2011

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Firefighters Battle South Philadelphia Blaze

Firefighters battled a blaze in South Philadelphia Friday afternoon.

11/11/2011

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Authorities Investigating Underground Explosion In Center City

Authorities are investigating an underground explosion in Center City Saturday night.

08/27/2011

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Sam Katz Revives Idea Of Selling Philadelphia Airport And PGW

Should cash-strapped Philadelphia City Hall sell off the airport or PGW? Those aren’t new ideas, but a prominent political figure is giving them new life.

07/27/2011

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City Expanding Efforts To Embarrass Deadbeats

The city has been listing tax delinquents on its website for the last few years, focusing on those who owe the most business taxes. Now that is expanding the site to include those who owe the city-owned Water department and PGW.

07/12/2011

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Manhole Explosion In Manayunk Causes Hundreds To Go Without Power

A number of homes are without power after officials say a manhole explosion took place in the city’s Manayunk neighborhood Monday evening.

05/30/2011

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Tribute Held For PGW Worker Killed In Gas Explosion

Family and friends of Mark Keeley, a young PGW worker killed in a natural gas explosion, spoke to Eyewitness News about their loved one and their special tribute to him—a tribute that exuded positive energy for family and friends in the face of tragedy.

05/25/2011

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Firefighters Knock Down Gas-Fueled Fire In Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia firefighters have knocked down a fire at a residence in Northeast Philadelphia.

04/28/2011

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Exclusive: Community Campaigns For PGW Worker Killed In Tacony Explosion

The family of a PGW worker killed in natural gas explosion in Tacony is hoping to turn tragedy into triumph in an unconventional way.

04/13/2011

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Veterans Bring Resumes, Special Skills To Job Fair

Organizers say there are plenty of business reasons to hire veterans, including their skill set and character.

03/31/2011

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BLOG: PA Extends LIHEAP Deadline

By Jim Donovan: In Pennsylvania the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) application deadline has been extended to April 15. With more than $85 million still available in LIHEAP assistance PECO and PGW customers should […]

03/24/2011

(Photo of the aftermath of the deadly gas explosion in Allentown earlier this year. The surcharge would pay for aging infrastructure. Credit: Oren Liberman, CBS 3)

Push For Gas Utility Surcharge In Pennsylvania

Robert Powelson, Chairman of the Public Utility Commsssion, continues to push for a gas utilities surcharge to finance the replacement of aging gas line infrastructure.

03/21/2011

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Gas Odor Briefly Suspends Portion Of Broad St. Subway

A report of a gas odor caused SEPTA to temporarily suspend a portion of the Broad Street Subway around 9 a.m. An investigation found the source to be a gasoline container left on a Logan Station train platform.

02/03/2011

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PGW Accidentally Knocks Out Power Attempting To Fix Gas Leak In University City

PGW crews who were called to repair a suspected gas leak in University City are now working to restore power to four apartment buildings after striking an underground electricity line.

01/27/2011

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