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A PGW Rate Hike Could Be On the Way

Your gas bill could be going up by more than ten bucks a month. At fault? The unseasonably warm winters we’ve been having. PGW asked […]

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Two SEPTA Employees Burned After Flames Shoot Out of Manhole in Southwest Philly

the next pennsylvania everburning sewer gas sinkhole to hell is coming to my neighborhood!!! https://t.co/JmGSjUhjOF — THE DUKE OF FALL (@meanchelled) December 15, 2016 Two […]

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Your Gas Bill Is About to Rise

Here’s the good news: Philadelphia Gas Works has been given permission to make moves that will help it speed its replacement of aging gas lines […]

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The Brief: Every Philly School May Soon Have a Counselor

1. An arbitrator has decided that Philadelphia must have at least one full-time counselor per school. The gist: That’s because the school district’s contract with the teachers union stipulates […]

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Company That Tried to Purchase PGW Is Itself Sold

UIL Holdings, the Connecticut company that last year attempted to buy PGW from the city, has itself been sold to a Spanish firm. UIL officials […]

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State Wants Leaky Philly Gas Pipes Fixed Faster

In the wake of the collapse of the sale of Philadelphia Gas Works to a private bidder, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is pressuring the […]

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Report: Leaky Philly Gas Pipes Pose Climate Hazard

A report from StateImpact Pennsylvania says that leaking gas pipes in Philadelphia are a massive problem. Those old pipes leak enough methane to cause changes […]

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Nutter, Clarke Spar Over Death of PGW Privatization Deal

Despite some glimmers of last-minute hope a few weeks ago and Doug Oliver’s endorsement of a sale earlier this week, Mayor Michael Nutter’s proposed deal […]

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PGW Exec and Mayoral Aspirant Doug Oliver Endorses a Sale

Mayoral aspirant Doug Oliver got knocked around a bit a few weeks ago after launching his exploratory committee on account of lacking any discernible agenda or priorities. Well, […]

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PGW Sale: Not Dead Yet

No, the City Council doesn’t show much sign of budging. And yes, UIL Holdings — the Connecticut company that has spent most of 2014 trying […]

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PGW Sale Hopes Dim

The proposed sale of Philadelphia Gas Works to a private Connecticut company — a sale long considered on life support, at best — is one step closer […]

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UIL Says It’s Not Done Pursuing PGW

At this point, UIL Holdings — the Connecticut company that wants so badly to buy and privatize Philadelphia Gas Works — resembles the old guy […]

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Mayor: Council Is Fibbing! Council: Nuh-Uh!

So City Council has just released a rebuttal to a rebuttal to a letter summarily rejecting the sale of PGW. At least, I think that’s where […]

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Nutter Slams City Council Over Rejection of PGW Sale in Inquirer Op-Ed

In an opinion piece published in the Inquirer today, Mayor Michael Nutter ripped City Council over its rejection of the deal to sell PGW to […]

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Analysis: What the PGW Flop Means

Philadelphia’s bid to become the nation’s next great energy hub is a stool built on three legs. The pitch goes a little like this. “Hey petrochemical and energy […]