The Daily Northwestern

Eight people hospitalized after carbon monoxide alarm

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 14, 2016

Eight Evanston residents were hospitalized early Monday morning for evaluations after a carbon monoxide alarm sounded. Evanston Fire Department crews were dispatched to a residence in west Evanston just after 7 a.m. on Monday...

New, upgraded Nicor gas main to be installed throughout Evanston

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

July 9, 2016

The city announced a five-month gas main installation last Friday that will affect areas in Evanston as part of a multi-year initiative to modernize aging natural gas infrastructure. Nicor Gas, a natural gas distribution...

Evanston re-files lawsuit after finding nonhazardous materials matching coal tar in water lines

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

June 9, 2016

The city re-filed a lawsuit against two companies last Tuesday regarding nonhazardous materials found inside and around south Evanston water lines. The initial lawsuit claimed the companies were responsible for high levels...

Evanston natural gas pipelines to be replaced this year

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

April 17, 2016

Several natural gas pipelines in Evanston will be replaced this year in an effort to bolster public safety. Nicor Gas is replacing the pipelines as part of its own program that will upgrade Illinois’ natural gas infrastructure...