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Utilities extend moratorium on residential disconnections

On Wednesday, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) announced that several of the state’s regulated electric, natural gas, water and sewer utilities have voluntarily agreed to extend the moratorium on disconnections for residential customers. 

The following companies have agreed to extend the moratorium on disconnections for residential customers until Sept. 30: Nicor Gas, Northshore/Peoples Gas, Illinois American Water, Aqua Illinois, and Utility Services of Illinois. Ameren Illinois and ComEd have agreed to extend through Sept. 10. 

Consumer Gas and Liberty Utilities had previously agreed to not disconnect customers until six months after . . .

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