As areas of the United States begin transitioning to another new normal by slowly reopening to recover from Covid-19, some natural gas utilities are also shifting their pandemic policies and attempting to help their customers along the way. National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) President Brandon Presley has established a task force to focus…
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Boulder’s Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has extended the existing moratorium on accepting and processing new oil and gas development applications and on seismic testing to July 31.
The New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) has ordered National Grid to connect natural gas service for more than 1,100 customers, warning the utility that it faces millions of dollars in penalties for denying service.
Calling it a glimpse of the future under proposed energy regulatory reform now moving through the Colorado legislature, industry representatives are blasting a decision by the Adams County’s elected Board of Commissioners to establish a temporary moratorium on new drilling.
Consolidated Edison Co. (Con Ed) of New York Inc. said it will stop accepting applications for new natural gas service in most of Westchester County, NY, starting in mid-March because demand is outpacing pipeline-constrained supply.
California regulators have proposed setting a moratorium on new commercial and industrial (C/I) connections this winter as a means of ensuring reliability for existing customers.
The Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA) on Wednesday called on the Trump administration to implement five policy recommendations, including a moratorium on further approvals of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to non-free trade agreement (FTA) countries, in an effort to protect the U.S. economy and consumers.
Sparks flew Friday between activist Boulder County and Colorado Attorney General (AG) Cynthia Coffman over the county’s refusal to follow Coffman’s directive to lift a moratorium on oil and natural gas drilling.
Reacting to a recent Colorado Supreme Court ruling, Boulder County commissioners on Thursday imposed a new six-month moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) after lifting a four-year prohibition that had been in place for unincorporated portions of the county. The ban will last through Nov. 18.
Defeat is in sight for a six-year crusade to keep “fracked” natural gas out of New Brunswick as a Canadian fortress of environmental purity, according to a provincial inquiry.