Issues

Advocacy issues
APGA champions issues for municipal natural gas systems.

Operations & Safety
Operations & Safety

PIPES Act
President Barack Obama signed the Protecting Our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act on June 22, 2016.

DOE Furnace Rule

Direct-Use of Natural Gas
The direct-use of natural gas is part of the solution for improving our nation’s energy efficiency and encouraging a cleaner environment.

Pipeline User Fees

LIHEAP

Tax-Exempt Financing
APGA opposes proposals like this to eliminate or restrict the use of tax-exempt financing. Limiting or removing tax-exempt financing would ultimately result in reduced infrastructure investment, higher taxes and fees, and higher costs to states, localities, and public natural gas systems.

Export of LNG

Natural Gas Vehicles

Section 5
Congress must amend Section 5 of the Natural Gas Act to provide FERC with the authority to refund overcharged pipeline customers back to the date of the filing of the initial complaint at FERC

Policy Resolutions
The APGA Board members set the direction and tone for the organization through the passage of Policy Resolutions.

Yellow CSST Safety Campaign
The National Association of State Fire Marshalls (NASFM) is partnering with the Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) manufactures to launch a Yellow CSST Safety campaign.

Fuel Switching Study
Gas Technology Institute (GTI) to conduct a study to evaluate the potential impact of fuel switching if new minimum efficiency standards for natural gas furnaces

Federal Correspondence

Federal Comments