Cold Puts Many Utility Customers In A Bind

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The National Weather Service put nearly all of Ohio under a wind chill warning Monday as temperatures slipped and forecasters predicted wind chills well below zero into Tuesday.(Photo: Flickr)
The National Weather Service put nearly all of Ohio under a wind chill warning Monday as temperatures slipped and forecasters predicted wind chills well below zero into Tuesday.(Photo: Flickr)

The record-cold temperatures have been with us for weeks now, and that means many utility customers face inflated heating bills.

WOSU’s Steve Brown sat down with Marty Berkowitz from the Ohio Consumer’s Council, the watchdog for Ohio utility customers, to see who’s being hit harder: people who heat with electricity or natural gas.

Click the play button above to hear their conversation.

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