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NICOR Inc.

Nicor Inc. (NYSE: GAS) is a holding company and is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Its primary business is Nicor Gas, one of the nation's largest natural gas distribution companies. Nicor owns Tropical Shipping, a containerized shipping business serving the Caribbean region and the Bahamas. In addition, the company owns and has an equity interest in several energy-related businesses.

    Nicor's Year-Round Commitment To Building A Better Community Benefits More Than 1,200 Worthy Causes in 2010 Image

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    03-28-11

    Nicor's Year-Round Commitment To Building A Better Community Benefits More Than 1,200 Worthy Causes in 2010

    Today Nicor announced the results of its 2010 philanthropy commitments, which resulted in more than $2 million in corporate and employee financial donations - and thousands of volunteer hours - benefiting more than 1,200 worthy causes in communities throughout northern Illin...

    Nicor Challenges Students to Utilize Creative Energy During Holiday Break from School  Image

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    12-31-10

    Nicor Challenges Students to Utilize Creative Energy During Holiday Break from School

    Nicor is encouraging Illinois students to enter its annual Energy by Design poster contest and utilize their holiday breaks from school to create energy efficiency posters. Students who create winning designs can receive prizes which range from $75 "“ $1000. The d...

    Nicor Gas Receives 2010 Environmental Excellence Award for New Gold LEED Certified Facility Image

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    06-10-10

    Nicor Gas Receives 2010 Environmental Excellence Award for New Gold LEED Certified Facility

    Nicor Gas has been honored by the Southern Gas Association (SGA) and received their 2010 Environmental Excellence Stewardship Award for the design of its newest facility in Des Plaines, IL, which also earned Gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certifica...

    Nicor Gas Launches New Energy Efficiency Program Image

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    05-01-10

    Nicor Gas Launches New Energy Efficiency Program

    Starting today, May 1st, Nicor Gas customers will have the opportunity to save energy and money through the new Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program (EEP). The program offers rebates, ideas, and tools to help Nicor Gas residential and business customers use energy wisely.

    Plan On Gardening In Honor Of Earth Day? Nicor Gas Suggests Calling JULIE Before Digging! Image

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    04-22-10

    Plan On Gardening In Honor Of Earth Day? Nicor Gas Suggests Calling JULIE Before Digging!

    Today is Earth Day and Nicor Gas recognizes that many people may be doing their part to honor the environment by working outdoors to spruce up gardens. But before putting a shovel in the ground, Nicor Gas urges everyone to play it safe and follow the law by placing a call to...

    Nicor Gas "Shares" the Warmth of the Holiday Season Image

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    11-30-09

    Nicor Gas "Shares" the Warmth of the Holiday Season

    Today Nicor Gas announced its holiday fundraising drive for Sharing; a program that helps people in need pay their heating bills. As we enter the holiday season and throughout the month of December, Nicor Gas is sending a bill insert to customers in the hopes of continuing t...

    Nicor Gas and Jewel-Osco Unite to Help with Heating Assistance Image

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    11-09-09

    Nicor Gas and Jewel-Osco Unite to Help with Heating Assistance

    Today starts the second week of this year's partnership between Nicor Gas and Jewel-Osco's Shop & Share program to help raise funds for heating assistance. Through the program, when customers at any Jewel-Osco in Illinois make a purchase and present a Shop & Share Co...

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    08-20-09

    Nicor Gas Honored with Environmental Excellence Award

    NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - Nicor Gas received the Southern Gas Association's (SGA) 2009 Environmental Excellence Technology Award for a project that helps save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through replacing "high bleed" pneumatic controls throughout ...

    Nicor Makes United Way’s Top 25 Corporate Citizens  Image

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    06-10-09

    Nicor Makes United Way’s Top 25 Corporate Citizens

    CSRwire - Naperville, IL - June 10, 2009 - For the first time, Nicor has been selected for inclusion in United Way of Metropolitan Chicago’s Top 25 Corporate Citizens. United Way annually honors Chicagoland companies who...

    During Challenging Economic Times Nicor Employees Geer Up to Give Back to Local Communities During 13th Annual Volunteer Day Image

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    05-12-09

    During Challenging Economic Times Nicor Employees Geer Up to Give Back to Local Communities During 13th Annual Volunteer Day

    Naperville, IL - May 12, 2009 - Nicor employees, families, and friends will support the company's commitment to philanthropy during the 13th Annual Volunteer Day on Saturday, May 16. Nicor's Volunteer Day is an annual celebration of the company's ongoing mission of contribu...

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