Atchie shares Atlantic Sunrise updates at LiUNA conference

Besides delivering domestic, abundant natural gas, Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise project will also deliver direct economic benefits to thousands of construction laborers tasked with installing the nearly $3 billion energy infrastructure project. That was the message delivered by Mike Atchie, Williams Partners’ manager of public outreach, speaking at the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA)’s … Continue reading Atchie shares Atlantic Sunrise updates at LiUNA conference

Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Pennsylvania organizations that support emergency services, environmental preservation, youth and senior services are eligible for funding provided by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program. Established in 2015, the program is intended to benefit community organizations in areas affected by Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. The fourth cycle online application deadline is March 1, 2017. For … Continue reading Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

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

Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Atlantic Sunrise Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Atlantic Sunrise expansion project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to connect abundant Marcellus gas supplies with markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. “While we are still reviewing details of the certificate order, we … Continue reading Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Atlantic Sunrise Project

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

Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise project reaches important environmental milestone

Williams recently reached a key regulatory milestone toward obtaining federal approval to construct its proposed Atlantic Sunrise expansion project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to connect abundant Marcellus gas supplies with markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Dec. 30 published its final … Continue reading Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise project reaches important environmental milestone

Innovative bakery cooking with Williams dough

Fire departments, schools, libraries and townships are a few of the 40 Pennsylvania organizations that will receive more than $350,000 in funding this fall from Williams through its bi-annual Atlantic Sunrise community grant program. Grants up to $10,000 per applicant are being awarded by Williams to eligible organizations in communities where the proposed Atlantic Sunrise … Continue reading Innovative bakery cooking with Williams dough

Right-of-Way agreement adds acreage to Pennsylvania game lands

Two Pennsylvania state game lands tracts will grow by about 120 acres each, thanks to an agreement reached with Williams as part of the Atlantic Sunrise expansion project. According to a news release issued by the Pennsylvania State Game Commission, State Game Lands 168 will pick up about 117 acres adjacent to the game lands … Continue reading Right-of-Way agreement adds acreage to Pennsylvania game lands

Fed regulator’s initial conclusion on Atlantic Sunrise: “less than significant” environmental impact

Natural gas fuels a third of U.S. electric power generation and heats half of the country’s homes — and those numbers are climbing. But despite historic lows in natural gas prices, America’s lack of natural gas pipeline capacity has prevented most consumers from fully realizing the advantages of this abundant, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible resource. … Continue reading Fed regulator’s initial conclusion on Atlantic Sunrise: “less than significant” environmental impact

Atlantic Sunrise project pipe begins arriving in PA

Sections of steel pipe milled for the construction of the proposed Atlantic Sunrise project are currently being manufactured and transported to various temporary storage yards maintained by Williams’ pipe transportation contractor in Pennsylvania. The pipe must be manufactured and transported many months in advance of construction due to the long lead time associated with milling … Continue reading Atlantic Sunrise project pipe begins arriving in PA