New NY coalition to push for cleaner, reliable & affordable energy

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Community, labor and business leaders from across New York have announced the launch of New Yorkers for Affordable Energy, a coalition dedicated to supporting access to cleaner, reliable and affordable sources of energy for residential and business consumers. Williams is among the 32 groups which have partnered to form the coalition. The company currently operates about 30 … Continue reading New NY coalition to push for cleaner, reliable & affordable energy

Environmental partnership helps restore streamside habitat in Southeast PA

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More than 10 miles and 30 acres of streamside habitat in southeastern Pennsylvania are being restored, thanks to the efforts of conservation organizations working in partnership with Williams. Williams is working with six conservation organizations to implement nine high-value aquatic management projects in Lancaster, Northumberland and Schuylkill counties, Pa. The effort is part of the … Continue reading Environmental partnership helps restore streamside habitat in Southeast PA

Market forces driving increased use of natural gas, cleaner energy mix

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Natural gas has played and will continue to play a critical role in power generation within the United States, according to a new study conducted by Pace Global and commissioned by the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA). The report, titled “Natural Gas: Essential to a lower carbon energy future,” documents numerous reasons that the U.S. electric … Continue reading Market forces driving increased use of natural gas, cleaner energy mix

Innovative partnership helps enhance Pennsylvania nature trails

A new video highlights the innovative partnership between Williams and conservation organizations in central and northeastern Pennsylvania, helping support the creation of almost eight miles of new nature trails expected to be used by around 200,000 people annually. Through its Atlantic Sunrise Environmental Stewardship Program, Williams is voluntarily supporting conservation projects that will benefit natural … Continue reading Innovative partnership helps enhance Pennsylvania nature trails

U.S. leads in CO2 emissions reductions

At Williams, we’re proud of our role in bringing clean natural gas to communities across the country. And, we’re making a difference in the overall reduction of carbon dioxide emissions, as shown in the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) recent article. The article states that global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat for a third straight … Continue reading U.S. leads in CO2 emissions reductions

Comic strip highlights Williams environmental initiative

Mark Trail is a long-running, nationally-syndicated comic strip that has been around since the 1940s, focusing on environmental and ecological themes. Recently, the comic strip positively referenced an initiative Williams is funding in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to treat endangered bats threatened by a deadly disease known as white-nose syndrome (click to here to view). … Continue reading Comic strip highlights Williams environmental initiative

EPA: Methane emissions fall as production continues to rise

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released the latest draft of its annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory (GHGI), showing that methane emissions from oil and natural gas systems continue to fall at the same time production has continued to gradually increase. The report says that methane emissions from natural gas systems have decreased 18.6 percent … Continue reading EPA: Methane emissions fall as production continues to rise

Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

American consumers are now spending less of their incomes on energy than ever before in the modern era. That is according to the 2017 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, which was recently released by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, in partnership with Bloomberg New Energy. The factbook found that record-low natural gas prices enabled consumers … Continue reading Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

Leave No Trace is more than a motto

Sustainability and scouting go hand-in-hand, as the Boy Scouts of America have been a leader in conservation, working since 1910 to preserve our environment. “Leave No Trace” is the act of leaving the environment in a better place than you found it. Today, Feb. 8, annually recognizes National Boy Scout Day and two Williams employees … Continue reading Leave No Trace is more than a motto

Keeping streams clean in Northcentral Pennsylvania

A grant to Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy (NPC) through the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program helped the organization take the first step in their efforts to improve streams in agricultural areas being compromised due to erosion, sediment and run-off from agricultural operations. NPC also was able to get matching funds for the grant through the PA … Continue reading Keeping streams clean in Northcentral Pennsylvania