Pacific Northwest Still Dry, But Coping Better

Although the prospect for new rains and a renewed snowpack are not that many weeks off, the Pacific Northwest last week continued to grapple with the second worst drought in the region’s history of water level recordings.

September 24, 2001

LDC Exposure to Spot Market Increased Last Winter

Coping with a colder-than-normal 2000-01 winter heating season, local distribution companies went into the spot market for 13% of their peak day purchases, compared to 9% the previous winter, according to an American Gas Association survey of 50 LDCs.

July 3, 2001