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Closed for Memorial Day

(Philadelphia, Pa. – May 25, 2016) – The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) six Customer Service Centers will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016, for Memorial Day. The PGW Commercial Resource Center and Residential Customer Call Center will also be closed.

At any time, all gas leaks or gas-related emergencies should be immediately reported by calling 215-235-1212.

 

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Officers Elected for the Board of Philadelphia Facilities Management Corp

Seth Shapiro Elected as Board Chairman; Marian Tasco, Vice-Chair

(Philadelphia, PA – May 24, 2016) – The Philadelphia Facilities Management Corporation (PFMC) announced that Seth Adam Shapiro has been elected as its new Chairman of the Board. The PFMC also welcomed six new Board members and it elected officers. 

Marian Tasco was elected Vice-Chairwoman; Catherine Paster, Treasurer; and Leigh Whitaker, Board Secretary. Joining these new officers are James Engler, Albert Mezzaroba, and Louis Rodriguez. More information on each Board member is below.

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THE MAY GOOD GAS NEWS IS NOW AVAILABLE!

The May Good Gas News is now available. This month’s issue includes:

  • Details about the PGW Customer Responsibility Program;
  • Summer energy savings tips to keep your bill manageable; and
  • The five steps of our Pipeline Improvement project.

Good Gas News is a monthly newsletter delivered to PGWs 500,000 natural gas customers throughout Philadelphia. Each issue can be found on our blog, in our Good Gas News archive, and in your monthly bill statements.


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That “rotten egg” smell is the smell of natural gas. If you think you smell gas leave the area immediately, and then call PGW at 215-235-1212 from a safe location.

Learn more Leaks, Odors, Safety Tips

Also if you smell gas:

  • Do not use electrical devices including cell phones which may cause a spark and ignite the gas.
  • Do not use an open flame, matches or lighters.
  • Do not try to locate the source of the gas leak.
  • Do not try to shut off any natural gas valves or gas appliances.
  • Do not start vehicles.
  • Do not re-enter the building or return to the area until a PGW employee or a qualified utility representative says it is safe to do so.
  • Do not put out the flames if natural gas ignites.