Palos Heights, IL – Peoples Gas Initiates Flaring Operation


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Palos Heights, IL – Peoples Gas is scheduled to start a flaring operation in the area of the 11400 block of Southwest Highway in Palos Hills this week. 

The Palos Heights Police Department has issued a statement ensuring that this operation is part of routine maintenance and should not directly affect residents in the surrounding areas. Flaring operations are a standard industry practice, aimed at safely burning off natural gas that cannot be processed or sold. This measure is taken to ensure the safety and efficiency of the gas system while minimizing the impact on the local community. 

Residents are advised that they may notice a large flame or hear some noise associated with the flaring, but these are controlled and expected aspects of the operation.


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