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Gas Line Damage Up 50% From 2011

An increase in digging projects due to warmer weather has led to more underground natural gas line damage. According to Kris Tande, supervisor of CenterPoint Energy’s damage prevention department, the number of the gas line damages has increased by 50 percent since 2011.

06/25/2012

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CenterPoint Energy Customers Could Get A Refund

Hundreds of thousands of CenterPoint Energy gas customers could be in store for refund.

04/04/2012

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How Do I Sign Up For The Budget Plan?

Today we talked about Centerpoint Energy’s budget plan.

02/28/2012

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CenterPoint Responds To Rash Of Minn. CO Incidents

CenterPoint Energy is reminding homeowners to prevent exposure to carbon monoxide after a rash of CO-poisoning cases in the Twin Cities.

02/13/2012

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Natural Gas Prices Are At Their Lowest In 10 Years

It finally feels like winter. But as you crank up your furnace tonight, remember January’s home heating prices are at a 10-year low, according to CenterPoint Energy.

01/20/2012

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Mild Winter Keeps Spirits High, Natural Gas Prices Low

CenterPoint Energy spokeswoman Rebecca Virden says January’s home heating prices will be the lowest they’ve seen in ten years.

01/09/2012

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Good Question: How Do You Save Money On Heating Bills?

On a night like Tuesday night, just about every Minnesotan is turning on the furnace. But with the average homeowner spending $700 on heating costs in the winter, what can we do to cut our heating bill?

10/18/2011

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Gas Leak Forces Mankato School Evacuation

Students had to be evacuated from Mankato East High School after a crew planting trees struck an 8-inch gas line behind the school.

09/28/2011

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Natural Gas Outage Affects 3,600 In Western Minn.

About 3,600 CenterPoint Energy customers in west-central Minnesota are without natural gas after a piece of farm equipment hit a gas pipeline near Cyrus.

09/23/2011

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CenterPoint’s Tiered-Pricing Gets Shelved

It’s been in the works for little more than one heating season but a controversial natural gas pricing program is already being suspended.

09/19/2011

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AG Asks To Suspend CenterPoint Tiered Gas Rates

Attorney General Lori Swanson says Centerpoint Energy is to blame for a “spike” in some people’s gas prices.

06/01/2011

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CenterPoint: Don’t Turn On The Gas Yourself

Centerpoint Energy is advising people returning to their homes in North Minneapolis to not attempt to turn on their gas if it isn’t working.

05/23/2011

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Homes Evacuated After Gas Main Hit

A number of homes in Fridley, Minn. were evacuated Thursday afternoon after a gas main was struck.

05/19/2011

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Ruptured Gas Pipeline To Be Removed For Testing

Centerpoint Energy crews and investigators with the Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety (MnOPS) spent Friday surveying the pipe that ruptured into flames Friday in an attempt to remove the failed pipe segment and sent it to a laboratory for testing.

03/18/2011

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Investigators Look For Cause Of Gas Explosion

State investigators have started working to find out why an underground natural gas pipeline ruptured in Minneapolis, causing a huge explosion and a tower of fire.

03/18/2011

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