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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

AGA Opposes Proposal to Ban Natural Gas Appliances

Washington, DC - The Sierra Club today petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to impose a federal ban on gas appliances. “Any proposal that bans natural gas or natural gas appliances would be harmful to...

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Study: Investors View Natural Gas Utilities as Desirable Investments

Washington, D.C./Ottawa, ON – I nvestors continue to see natural gas utilities as a great investment, according to a new report commissioned by t he American Gas Association (AGA) and the Canadian Gas Association (CGA...

Thursday, June 30, 2022

AGA Statement Regarding Supreme Court Ruling in West Virginia v. EPA

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Karen Harbert made the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in West Virginia v. the Environmental Protection Agency: “The...

Monday, June 13, 2022

DOE’s Proposed Furnace Standard Will Place Undue Burden on Customers

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a notice of proposed rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces that will effectively ban cost-effective and efficient natural...

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Natural Gas Industry Gathers to Promote Safety

New Orleans, LA – The industry's premier gathering of natural gas utility and transmission company operators across North America and the world is occurring this week. The 2022 American Gas Association Operations...

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

AGA Statement on Modifications to the National Environmental Policy Act

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) issued the following statement on the Council on Environmental Quality’s modifications to regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of the National...

Monday, April 18, 2022

AGA Statement After Supreme Court Decided Not to Review D.C. Circuit Decision to Vacate Spire STL Pipeline’s FERC Certificate

Washington, DC - American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Karen Harbert released the following statement after the Supreme Court decided not to review the D.C. Circuit’s decision to vacate the Spire STL...

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Supreme Court Reinstates Access to Natural Gas

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision today that reinstate s EPA’s 2020 rule under S ection 401 of the Clean Water Act pending appeal , preventing states from abus ing this law to block projects...

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

AGA Members Are Ready to Implement New Pipeline Valve Requirements

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association (AGA) members stand ready to implement new requirements for automatic and remotely controlled shut - off valves as part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing safety. T he...

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Energy Trades write to Pres. Biden seeking meeting on Natural Gas supply solutions

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, The Natural Gas Supply Association, The American Gas Association, and the Independent Petroleum Association of America, on behalf of the people and companies they...

Monday, March 21, 2022

AGA Says FERC Is Overstepping Its Role

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) filed a Request for Rehearing and Clarification with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding its Updated Policy Statement on Certification and Ne...

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

AGA Statement Regarding Ban On Russian Energy Imports to the U.S.

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Karen Harbert made the following statement regarding the announcement by President Biden today that his administration is banning Russian oil, natura...

Monday, March 7, 2022

DOE Says Natural Gas is Most Affordable

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that natural gas is 3.4 times more affordable than electricity and significantly more affordable than several other residential energy sources for...

Friday, March 4, 2022

AGA Chair Says Natural Gas Utilities Play a Crucial Role in Keeping Our Nation Strong

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association (AGA) Chair Kimberly S. Greene today addressed the CFA Society of New York to outline the essential role that natural gas utilities play in supporting our nation’s economic...

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

The State of America’s Natural Gas Utilities is Strong

AGA Sets the Facts Straight Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association released its 2022 Playbook today, bringing much needed clarity to the debate about our energy future in the U.S. Nearly 187 million Americans...

Monday, February 28, 2022

Natural Gas Is American Strength

Washington, D.C. – Natural gas prices in Europe closed at $30.75 per MMbtu today, up 6% since Friday, 12% since the war in Ukraine began and climbed over $43 at one point. By contrast, the price in the U.S. at the Hen...

Friday, February 25, 2022

AGA Statement on the Impact of the War in Ukraine on Natural Gas Markets

Washington, D.C. – Statement from American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Karen Harbert on the impact of the war in Ukraine on natural gas markets: “With the unfolding chaos abroad and disruption to Europe’s...

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

FERC Decisions Could Halt Energy Flow To Customers

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) released the following statement regarding activities on February 17, 2022 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC): “FERC’s actions today could hinder t...

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

America’s Natural Gas Industry Will be Essential to Achieve a Net-Zero Emissions Future

Washington, D.C. - At a media event today, American Gas Association (AGA) Chair, and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Southern Company Gas, Kim Greene, joined AGA President and CEO Karen Harbert to...

Friday, December 3, 2021

Edith Naegele Joins AGA as Vice President, Membership and Strategic Development

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) today announced that Edith Naegele has joined the organization as Vice President, Membership and Strategic Development replacing Vice President and Corporate Secre...