On the week they received a $75 million rate hike, Peoples Gas customers now are seeing headlines that costs for a pipe replacement program have skyrocketed to $4.6 billion. Read the Crain's Chicago Business story.
As Chicago gas customers pay their most expensive bills of the year, they got more bad news this week: Peoples Gas was granted a $74.8 million rate hike. CUB plans to challenge the company's fifth increase since 2008. "Chicago consumers deserve a break from their gas company," the consumer watchdog said in a statement.
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ComEd has just received a $232 million increase in delivery rates. Join CUB in asking the Illinois Commerce Commission to reduce the rate hike!
CUB is appealing Ameren's $204 million increase in delivery rates. Help us fight the hike!