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PGW's 88-Year Fix for Gas Concerns

PGW's 88-Year Fix for Gas Concerns

The chairman of Pennsylvania’s Public Utilities Commission tells the NBC10 Investigators he has real concern over the safety of Philadelphia's gas lines. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014
Investigating Philly's Water Main Breaks

Investigating Philly's Water Main Breaks

Philadelphia water department workers literally listen for leaks along 1,000 miles of underground pipeline. With an average of nearly two water main breaks a day, NBC10 Investigator Mitch Blacher looks at the challenges of maintaining the nation's oldest water infrastructure.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015
Deficient Bridges Delaying Pa. Emergency Response

Deficient Bridges Delaying Pa. Emergency Response

Pennsylvania firefighters are wasting valuable time driving extra miles to emergencies. The NBC10 Investigators found bridges standing in the way. Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher dug through inspection records to find more than 1,000 closed or weight restricted bridges across the state.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015
Bad Bridges Slow Rescue Response Time

Bad Bridges Slow Rescue Response Time

The NBC 10 Investigators found Pennsylvania firefighters wasting valuable time driving extra miles to emergencies. The investigation found weight restricted bridges standing in the way. Read More

Friday, Feb 13, 2015
Lawmakers Take Action Against 5,000 Deteriorating Pa. Bridges

Lawmakers Take Action Against 5,000 Deteriorating Pa. Bridges

With more than 5,000 structurally deficient bridges in Pennsylvania, state lawmakers had to act. NBC10's Mitch Blacher found out what the lawmakers' fix is for the problem.

Monday, Nov 3, 2014
City Council Wants Better Deal in PGW Sale

City Council Wants Better Deal in PGW Sale

Philadelphia City Council has announced public hearings on the future of PGW. There was an offer for $2 billion but the City Council wants a better deal. NBC10's Mitch Blacher has more.

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