Columbia Gas State: Natural Gas Leak Contributed To Fatal Local Home Explosion By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Nov 9, 2017 State Fire Marshal's investigators say a gas leak contributed to the home explosion in Madison Township that killed a woman, but the cause of the leak is still unknown. German Village Group Asks State To Block Columbia Gas From Moving Gas Meters By Jim Letizia • May 24, 2017 germanvillage.com The German Village Society is asking the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to stop Columbia Gas from moving gas meters from the inside to the outside of 16 hundred buildings. Local Rotten Egg Odor Likely Caused By Weather Conditions By Associated Press • Dec 21, 2016 understoryweather.com Columbia Gas says it has been unable to find the source of a foul odor that spurred nearly 1 thousand complaint calls from central Ohio residents this week. City Council Approves Settlement In 2015 Upper Arlington Home Explosion By Jim Letizia • Nov 8, 2016 wnct.com Columbus City Council last night approved a 37 thousand 500 dollar payment to an Upper Arlington couple whose home was damaged by a natural gas leak and house explosion in March of last year. PUCO Cuts Columbia Gas Fine For UA Home Explosion By Jim Letizia • Jan 21, 2016 wnct.com The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has fined Columbia Gas 200 thousand dollars for failing to properly disconnect a service line into an Upper Arlington home that exploded last March. South Side Home Explosion Caused By Natural Gas Buildup By Jim Letizia • Nov 20, 2015 Columbus fire investigators say the explosion that leveled a Lock Avenue home was accidental. Man, Great-Granddaughter Hurt When House Explodes By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Nov 18, 2015 Columbus fire officials say a man and his great-granddaughter were injured in a house explosion and fire. State Recommends Fining Columbia Gas For Upper Arlington Home Explosion By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 1, 2015 Public Utilities Commission of Ohio investigators recommend Columbia Gas be fined 400 thousand dollars for a gas explosion that destroyed an Upper Arlington house and damaged others nearby. No Injuries Reported Out Of Upper Arlington House Explosion By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 22, 2015 wnct.com Natural gas is suspected as the cause of a house explosion in Upper Arlington that damaged seven to nine neighboring structures. Red Cross Teams Up With Utility On Emergency Preparation Campaign By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 27, 2015 The American Red Cross and Columbia Gas have launched a new effort to get more Ohioans ready for fires, floods and other emergencies. Columbia Gas Customers Warned About Phone Scam By Jim Letizia • Oct 3, 2014 Columbia Gas is warning its central Ohio customers of a telephone scam. Natural Gas Leak Closes Bishop Ready High School By Jim Letizia • Aug 22, 2014 Bishop Ready High School is closed today after a gas leak sent students home early yesterday. Columbia Gas To Increase Winter Rates By Jim Letizia • Aug 8, 2014 Columbia Gas will raise its winter budget rate to around 80-dollars a month, an increase of nearly 20 percent over last winter's rate. Natural Gas Bills To Increase By Jim Letizia • Mar 6, 2014 Columbia Gas says Ohio customers in its budget payment plan will see their bills increase by an average of 20-dollars a month. Natural Gas Service To Crooksville Restored By Jim Letizia • Jan 30, 2014 Columbia Gas officials say crews have repaired the mechanical failure that stopped the flow of natural gas yesterday to one-thousand Crooksville homes. Columbia Gas Asks Customers To Conserve During Cold Snap By Alison Holm • Jan 27, 2014 As the temperatures are expected to plummet in the next few days, Columbia Gas is asking customers to voluntarily conserve natural gas. Natural Gas Bills Going Up By Jim Letizia • Jan 21, 2014 Columbia Gas says customer bills in Central Ohio will increase by an average of six dollars this month because of a spike in energy usage during the cold snap earlier this month. Source Of Foul Odor Remains A Mystery By Jim Letizia • Nov 26, 2013 Columbia Gas officials say they have yet to find the source of an odor reported across Franklin and Madison counties yesterday. Details Of UA Gasline Work To Be Discussed Thursday By Jim Letizia • Jan 15, 2013 Construction is scheduled to begin this month on a major natural gas pipeline overhaul in Upper Arlington. Gas Company Using New Meter-Reading Technology By Jim Letizia • Oct 4, 2012 Columbia Gas customers in Central Ohio will no longer receive estimated bills.