Williams CEO delivers keynote address at National Summit on Infrastructure and the Environment

Williams President & CEO Alan Armstrong recently delivered the keystone address at the National Summit on Infrastructure and the Environment in Washington D.C. Hosted by The Conservation Fund, the Summit brings together leaders from business, government and conservation to discuss innovative approaches for streamlining the regulatory process while ensuring protections remain for natural, cultural and … Continue reading Williams CEO delivers keynote address at National Summit on Infrastructure and the Environment

Williams wins award for Atlantic Sunrise Environmental Stewardship Program

The Southern Gas Association (SGA) recently announced that Williams is the recipient of the 2017 SGA Environmental Excellence Award for its Atlantic Sunrise Project Environmental Stewardship Program. The award will be presented during the opening General Session of the SGA Environmental, Safety & Health, and Training Conference June 13 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. According to … Continue reading Williams wins award for Atlantic Sunrise Environmental Stewardship Program

U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines

The lack of pipeline infrastructure in the northeast has resulted in some of the highest electricity rates in the nation for families and business—and it will only get worse, according to a new report by the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy. The latest installment in the Energy Institute’s Energy Accountability Series asks the question: “What if pipelines … Continue reading U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines

Rain garden provides beautiful, environmentally friendly solution

May flowers are in full bloom as April showers proved to be no challenge for theater-goers at the Wyoming County Cultural Center’s Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, PA, thanks to the newly installed rain garden. The rain garden, funded by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program, provides a place to hold and divert all runoff from … Continue reading Rain garden provides beautiful, environmentally friendly solution

Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project receives broad support from across Pennsylvania

Citizens, community, labor and business leaders from across Pennsylvania are expressing support for Williams Partners’ Atlantic Sunrise expansion – a nearly $3 billion energy infrastructure investment in the continued growth and development of the state’s economy and thousands of jobs for workers. “Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise project addresses this critical need, allowing us to capitalize on this once-in-a-generation … Continue reading Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project receives broad support from across Pennsylvania

To the rescue: Williams helps responders update rescue equipment

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Fire departments, schools, parks and townships are a few of the 44 Pennsylvania organizations that will receive $326,800 in funding this spring from Williams through its bi-annual Atlantic Sunrise community grant program. Two of the emergency response organizations in Lebanon County, Pa., are the Friendship Fire Company and the Lawn Volunteer Fire Company, both of … Continue reading To the rescue: Williams helps responders update rescue equipment

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