Calif. regulator tells SoCalGas to 'immediately' refill gas storage
The California utility commission told Southern California Gas Co. on March 13 to immediately begin injecting as much natural gas as possible into storage fields to avoid possible service disruptions.
Virginia cites Atlantic Coast pipeline developer for disturbance of wetlands
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued a notice of violation for work near wetlands on the Dominion Energy Inc.-led, 1.5-Bcf/d Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline project.
W.Va. agency orders Rover Pipeline to stop construction for water violations
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection ordered Rover Pipeline LLC to halt construction activities on its 3.25-Bcf/d natural gas pipeline project due to water permit violations.
Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania requests $46.9M rate hike for pipe upgrade work
Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Inc. on March 16 asked the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to let the utility collect an additional $46.9 million per year to continue its gas pipeline upgrade work.
NW Natural gets state regulatory approvals for planned reorganization
Northwest Natural Gas Co. received approval to convert into a holding company structure from state regulators in its service territories of Oregon and Washington, a move that would protect its regulated utility from risks posed by its non-regulated businesses.
Pennsylvania issues water permit for DTE gas line to power plant
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection granted a Clean Water Act Section 401 water quality certificate to DTE Midstream Appalachia LLC for a proposed pipeline project that would deliver up to 79,000 Dth/d of natural gas to a Birdsboro Power LLC power plant.
Pennsylvania wants more information on Dominion's Sweden Valley water permit
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection warned Dominion Energy Transmission Inc. that its application for a water quality permit for the 120,000-Dth/d Sweden Valley natural gas pipeline and compression project is incomplete.