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

For Williams and employees, 2016 was a year of giving back

Wherever we operate, Williams is recognized for our philanthropy and employee commitment to our communities. The year 2016 was no different as Williams’ volunteerism and giving directly touched lives in 45 states. Here’s a closer look at Williams in 2016: Hundreds of employees gave back through community volunteerism by serving on nonprofit boards, as school mentors, … Continue reading For Williams and employees, 2016 was a year of giving back

Williams wins corporate conservation award

  We were honored to receive the  “Donald Heckman Corporate Conservation Award” from the Pennsylvania Chapter National Wild Turkey Federation  (PANWTF) at their annual awards banquet.  The award is given annually to companies that display outstanding effort or support of the conservation of the Wild Turkey. This award is in memory of  Don Heckman, an … Continue reading Williams wins corporate conservation award

Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry benefits from additional natural gas development

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An editorial published recently in the Harrisburg Patriot-News notes the positive impacts shale gas development has had on Pennsylvania’s leading industry, agriculture. PennAg Industries Executive Vice President Chris Herr writes that Pennsylvania’s emergence as a world leader of natural gas production presents the agricultural industry with a unique opportunity to secure its long-term energy needs … Continue reading Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry benefits from additional natural gas development

Before & After: N.J. pipeline easement successfully restored

One year ago, Williams placed its Leidy Southeast Expansion project into full service, adding approximately 30 miles of new pipe to its existing Transco pipeline system at various locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Construction on the $610 million project began during the spring of 2015. Less than one year later, the Transco pipeline right of … Continue reading Before & After: N.J. pipeline easement successfully restored

A collaborative path to environmental stewardship

Williams Project Director Chris Springer discusses the importance of collaboration and environmental stewardship in a recent blog post featured on the Conservation Fund’s website. The Conservation Fund is a national nonprofit dedicated to finding conservation solutions that balance environmental and economic needs. A great example of environmental collaboration occurred when Williams partnered with The Conservation Fund in … Continue reading A collaborative path to environmental stewardship