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Lawsuit filed against PGW by Joseph and Patricia Dean
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Cherri Gregg
September 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm
A former employee sued Philadelphia Gas Works Tuesday, alleging discrimination and retaliation. He claims he was fired for reporting racist acts in the workplace.
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People opposed to a natural gas facility in Southwest Philadelphia protest at City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 28, 2019 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City council has put off a final vote on a controversial plan for a natural gas facility in Southwest Philadelphia, but opponents are pressing their case against it. They held a protest before Thursday's council session. PGW says the liquefied natural gas plant would...
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Mike Dougherty
March 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Assistance is available for Philadelphians who are having trouble keeping up with their utility bills, and more information will be available at three informational meetings this month . PECO, the Philadelphia Water Department and Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) banded...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
February 27, 2019 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee has given the go-ahead to the construction of a liquid natural gas plant in Southwest Philadelphia. The vote came over the objections of neighbors and environmental groups. Philadelphia Gas Works president Craig White testified...
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An explosion occurred on 20th Street near Ranstead Street.
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John McDevitt
February 12, 2019 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Crews from the Philadelphia Fire Department, PGW and PECO are on the scene of an underground explosion on 20th Street in Center City between Chestnut and Ranstead streets. There are no reported injuries, but investigators below street level are trying to determine...
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gas meter
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Tim Jimenez
November 20, 2018 - 6:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PGW is warning people to be very careful when someone claiming to be from the utility knocks on their door. Watch out for imposters is the message from PGW, and all utility companies. "These criminals are very good at identifying and targeting the most vulnerable in...
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Kevin Wright
November 17, 2018 - 10:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police say they are searching for two men after they assaulted and robbed a homeowner, posed as PGW workers, in the Wissinoming neighborhood. According to authorities at around 2 p.m. Saturday two men dressed as PGW workers told a 52-year-old homeowner that they need...
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water main break damage
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Steve Tawa
July 30, 2018 - 1:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Water Department is providing more guidance to Midtown Village business owners on the repairs to the water main and streets around the massive July 3 water main break that flooded the heart of Center City. Contracts are going out to bid this week for...
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Cherri Gregg
July 09, 2018 - 8:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A North Jersey woman who used an electric-powered oxygen tank to breathe, died of heart failure Thursday just hours after PSE&G cut off her electricity. A nonprofit lawyer in Philadelphia says that this situation could have been prevented in Pennsylvania. The...
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An explosion happened at a home on 20th Street near Federal Street in South Philadelphia Monday night.
Tim Jimenez-KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
April 24, 2018 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Authorities and utility crews are trying to figure out the cause of an explosion at a home in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia. Part of the building collapsed and a father and son were able to escape. The front of the three-story home on South 20th Street...
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