Power sector emissions fall to lowest level in 30 years, thanks to natural gas

Power sector emissions fall to lowest level in 30 years, thanks to natural gas

Thanks to the increased use of natural gas, carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. power sector were at their lowest in 30 years, according to a U.S. Energy Information Administration monthly report. The federal agency reported total fossil fuel consumption in the national power sector was at its lowest level since 1994. The report reads: … Continue reading Power sector emissions fall to lowest level in 30 years, thanks to natural gas

Georgia public library thrives thanks to Williams’ support

Georgia public library thrives thanks to Williams’ support

Ruth Fuller, Library Manager at the Whitesburg Public Library in Whitesburg, Ga., recently wrote to Williams to report on how Williams’ support has enabled the library to offer a variety of well-received services and popular programs to its patrons. Fuller writes that in 2017 the library was able to use Williams’ support to provide internet … Continue reading Georgia public library thrives thanks to Williams’ support

Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

According to Carnegie Mellon University’s Power Sector Carbon Index (PSCI)— a quarterly report that tracks carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and intensity from the U.S. power sector — U.S. electricity generation CO2 emissions have fallen to their lowest levels since 1988. Natural gas’ share of the total electricity generation mix has increased 67 percent since 2005. The increased utilization … Continue reading Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

Recently, the New York Times published an op-ed highlighting an initiative Williams funded in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to treat endangered bats threatened by a deadly disease known as white-nose syndrome. The article titled “Fighting to Save America’s Bats” was penned by author Michael Taylor. He writes: “Twelve years ago white-nose syndrome was … Continue reading New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

Students release trout in West Virginia

Students release trout in West Virginia

On a recent Friday afternoon in West Virginia, fifth grade classes from Union Elementary and Tennerton Elementary joined students from Hacker Valley Elementary to stock trout raised in their schools. The Trout in the Classroom program, initiated and funded by Trout Unlimited and Williams, has been going strong in Upshur County for eight years and … Continue reading Students release trout in West Virginia

Williams helps veterans enjoy nature, begin healing

Williams helps veterans enjoy nature, begin healing

When it comes to Williams’ ongoing efforts to be a responsible corporate citizen and community partner, environmental stewardship and supporting veterans and first responders are at the top of our list of priorities. While we love participating in programs that support either of these causes, we’re even more energized when we can be involved with … Continue reading Williams helps veterans enjoy nature, begin healing

Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

The Republican Herald reports that Williams employee Tim Reed was recognized April 19 by the Pine Grove Borough Council for his response to an incident he witnessed involving a Pine Grove police officer. Reed is a Quality Assurance Rep. working on Spread 5 of Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project in Pennsylvania. The newspaper reports that while on … Continue reading Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

A total of 41 Pennsylvania organizations will benefit this spring from $264,300 in funding from Williams through the company’s semiannual Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program. Williams awarded up to $10,000 to eligible organizations in communities where the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project is currently being constructed. One of the 41 recipients is the Borough of Montrose in … Continue reading Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

A quick call can keep your family safe

A quick call can keep your family safe

April is safe digging month Williams wants to make sure everyone takes the time to call before you dig. Homeowners, business owners and excavators are responsible for calling 811 before starting a project that involves digging. After you make the call, line locators will come to your home or business to mark any underground utilities with … Continue reading A quick call can keep your family safe

2025 U.S. emissions target reached, thanks to natural gas

2025 U.S. emissions target reached, thanks to natural gas

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) recently reported that the U.S. has already met the Clean Power Plan’s (CPP) 2025 carbon emission reduction targets, thanks in large part to the increased utilization of cleaner-burning natural gas. In a recent edition of the journal Environmental Science & Technology, co-author and CMU professor Paul Fischbeck writes: “To be sure, while … Continue reading 2025 U.S. emissions target reached, thanks to natural gas