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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Natural Gas Act Offers Clear Pathway to American Energy Abundance

Washington, D.C. – As Congress revisits energy policy at the start of a new decade, the American Gas Association highlights the substantial contributions made possible by interstate natural gas infrastructure and the...

Thursday, January 23, 2020

AGA Statement on Don Santa Retirement

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) commends the leadership of Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) President and CEO Don Santa and wishes him well on the announcement of his...

Thursday, January 16, 2020

WOTUS Rule Reset Would Promote Environmental Protection Laws for New Decade

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) is eagerly anticipating the release of the Trump Administration’s revised Clean Water Rule. Once implemented, this rule should provide the necessary guidance to bo...

Thursday, January 9, 2020

NEPA Review Helps to Increase Transparency and Promote Environmental Protection

Washington, D.C. – The American Association (AGA) applauds the proposed rule released by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) today to update the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This propos...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Two New American Gas Foundation Studies Provide Cost-Effective Pathways for Achieving Significant U.S. Emission Reductions

Washington, D.C . – The American Gas Association (AGA) is highlighting two new studies by the American Gas Foundation (AGF) focused on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the use of emerging natural gas...

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Prochazka Declares Commitment to Environment, Economy and End-Users of Natural Gas

Washington, D.C. – Scott M. Prochazka, incoming chair of the American Gas Association (AGA) and president and chief executive officer of CenterPoint Energy, spoke with members of the media at AGA Headquarters today to...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

World Energy Outlook Says Natural Gas Provides Flexibility and Fuels Growth

Washington, D.C. – The World Energy Outlook 2019 (WEO-2019) released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) says, “gas grids provide a crucial mechanism to bring energy to consumers, typically delivering more...

Thursday, October 24, 2019

AGA Expects Lower Bills for Winter

Washington, D.C.   – The American Gas Association (AGA) today said that customers across the nation may see residential gas bills that are two to four percent lower than the previous winter.  “Americans are fortunate ...

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Scott M. Prochazka Named as AGA Chair for 2020

Chicago, IL – Today, during a meeting of the American Gas Association (AGA) Board of Directors, CenterPoint Energy President and CEO Scott M. Prochazka was elected as the Chair of the AGA Board of Directors for 2020. ...

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

AGA Presents Distinguished Service Award and Natural Gas Industry Leadership Award

Chicago, IL – The American Gas Association (AGA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award and inaugural Natural Gas Industry Leadership Award.  The Distinguished Service Award winners...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Gas Transmission Pipeline Safety Rule is a Consensus Approach

Washington, DC — The American Gas Association (AGA) welcomes the gas transmission pipeline safety rule from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) which represents a consensus approach to...

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Future Supply of Natural Gas Sees Largest Increase in 54-Year History

Washington, D.C. — The Potential Gas Committee (PGC) and the American Gas Association (AGA), today announced that the United States has a natural gas resource base of 3,374 trillion cubic feet (Tcf). It comes as a...

Thursday, August 29, 2019

EEI and AGA Launch Version 2 of ESG/Sustainability Reporting Template

Washington, D.C. - The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the American Gas Association (AGA) today released an updated version of the jointly developed environmental, social, governance, and sustainability...

Thursday, August 22, 2019

AGA Announces Hiring of Susan Forrester, Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach

Washington, D.C . – The American Gas Association announced today that Susan Forrester will join its team as Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach. In this new role, Forrester will assist the organization in building...

Friday, August 9, 2019

EPA Proposes Updates to Certification Process for Natural Gas Infrastructure

Washington, DC – The American Gas Association (AGA) welcomes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed rule issued today to implement Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). The proposed rule would...

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

AGA Applauds Senate Committee Passage of Pipeline Safety Legislation

Washington, DC – The American Gas Association (AGA) applauds U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for passing S. 2299, the Protecting Our Infrastructure of Pipelines Enhancing Safety (PIPES)...

Friday, June 21, 2019

CEQ Draft Guidance Will Help Facilitate Environmentally Responsible Construction of Natural Gas Pipelines

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) is pleased with the balanced, fresh perspective taken in the draft guidance released today by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. The new draft...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Pipeline Safety Legislation Should be Focused on Truly Advancing Safety

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association (AGA) Vice President of Operations and Engineering Services Christina Sames testified today before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy,...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

AGA Supports Continued Federal Regulations that Value the Role of Natural Gas

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule governing emissions from electricity generation facilities. The American Gas Association (AGA)...

Friday, June 7, 2019

New EPA Guidance Will Hopefully End Abuse of Clean Water Act

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) commended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidance on Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA).  “The water quality certification process has been...