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  • EPA Says Emissions From Natural Gas Utilities Continue to Decline

    Thursday April 24, 2014 by Ben

    Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) today applauded the announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that estimates of emissions from our nation’s natural gas delivery system continue their declining trend. The 19th Annual Inventory of U.S. read more

    Improving Infrastructure Permitting Will Help Minimize Environmental Impacts

    Thursday April 10, 2014 by Ben

    Washington, D.C. –American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Dave McCurdy welcomed the announcement of a plan by the Obama Administration to improve permitting processes for infrastructure projects as part of the Department of the Interior’s Landscape-Scale Mitigation Strategyread more

    NW Natural Reminds Customers to Dial 811 Before Digging

    Wednesday April 9, 2014 by Ben

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Just as the weather is getting nice enough for yard projects, NW Natural reminds you to do one thing before you start working outside: call 811 before you dig. April is National Safe Digging Month, and a … read more

    Northwest Gas Association’s 2014 Natural Gas Outlook Highlights Potential for Increased Regional Demand

    Tuesday March 18, 2014 by Ben

    PORTLAND, OR – This week the Northwest Gas Association (NWGA) released the 2014 edition of the annual Natural Gas Outlook Study, a regional look at natural gas supply, demand and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest.

    Released annually, the Gas Outlook … read more

    AGA Releases 2014 Natural Gas Playbook

    Wednesday February 12, 2014 by Ben

    Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) today released its 2014 Playbook, the essential handbook for understanding natural gas and how it can help achieve our nation’s economic, environmental and energy security goals. The 2014 Playbook contains the latest … read more

    NW Natural CEO Kantor Highlights Natural Gas Utilities’ Role in North American Energy Revolution

    Wednesday January 22, 2014 by Ben

    New York, NY – In a speech to the New York Society of Security Analysts today, American Gas Association Chairman Gregg Kantor emphasized the energy revolution taking place in every community in the United States. Kantor cited the important role … read more

    Avista Year-End Giving Tops $239,000

    Monday January 6, 2014 by Ben

    Dec. 30, 2013: Community non-profits are an important safety net for so many individuals and families in our service territory, providing assistance that helps those most in need meet the costs of housing, food and medicine, keep their homes … read more

    Washington State Regulators Approve Pipeline Replacement Plans

    Thursday November 14, 2013 by Ben

    OLYMPIA, Wash. – State regulators have approved plans by the state’s four investor-owned natural gas companies to modernize and update portions of their pipeline delivery systems, replacing hundreds of miles of older pipes with state-of-the-art plastic pipe.

    The Washington … read more

    Avista Corp. to Acquire Alaska Energy and Resources Company

    Wednesday November 6, 2013 by Ben

    SPOKANE, WA- Avista Corp today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alaska Energy and Resources Company (AERC), a privately-held company based in Juneau, Alaska. When the transaction is complete, AERC will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of … read more

    NW Natural’s Gas Assistance Program Donates More Than $120,000 to Customers in Need

    Wednesday November 6, 2013 by Ben

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Northwest Natural Gas Company’s Gas Assistance Program (GAP) contributed more than $120,000 to more than 1,100 customers who needed help paying their gas heating bills.

    This is the 31st year that NW Natural has run its low-income … read more