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(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

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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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PGW Increasing Natural Gas Rates

Philadelphia Gas Works is increasing the rate it charges its customers for the next three months, because of natural gas market conditions.

09/05/2012

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Pa. State Rep. Hosting ‘Treasure Hunt’ For Unclaimed Property

Representative Ed Neilson is encouraging folks, especially those who live in the Far Northeast, to stop by his district office at 3256 Red Lion Road to see if they have money for them just waiting to get picked up.

08/20/2012

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Carbon Monoxide Leak Causes Evacuation In South Philadelphia

Some residents living in South Philadelphia had quite a scare Sunday.

07/29/2012

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Friends, Family Remember 19-Year-Old PGW Worker Killed In Tacony Gas Explosion

Family and friends came together in Fox Chase to remember the PGW worker killed in a gas explosion in Tacony last year.

06/20/2012

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

PGW Lowers Prices To Natural Gas Customers

The Philadelphia Gas Works is lowering the price of natural gas by 2½ percent, and that should save the average customer more than $34 per year.

06/01/2012

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PGW Offers New Incentive For Homeowners To Upgrade To Energy Efficient Heaters

If you’ve been thinking about replacing a furnace or boiler, now might be the time to do it. Philadelphia Gas Works is doubling the rebate for homeowners who upgrade to energy-saving systems.

04/24/2012

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Pa. Welfare Department Seeing Backlog Of LIHEAP Applications

The Pennsylvania Welfare Department is working on a backlog of applications for Low Income Home Energy Assistance. The program closes at the end of the month, but thousands of people are still waiting for help.

03/09/2012

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BLOG: PGW Lowers Gas Rates For Next 3 Months

By Jim Donovan: The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) today announced that it will decrease what residential customers pay for natural gas. The average residential heating customer will pay about 6.6 percent less per month for […]

03/01/2012

(Mayor Nutter, announcing his intention to sell PGW.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City of Philadelphia Putting Its Gas Works Up For Sale

The mayor’s announcement follows the release of a study that found selling PGW makes sense for the city. Unionized workers vow a fight.

02/13/2012

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Natural Gas Price Falling

The price of natural gas is falling and that is good news for those in the Delaware Valley who use it to heat their homes.

01/17/2012

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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