www.apga.org APGA Newshttp://www.apga.orgen-usCopyright 2015 www.apga.orgSat, 18 Apr 2015 2:11:53 AM CDT<![CDATA[DOE Holds Second Public Meeting on Furnace Rule]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2336On April 13, APGA participated in a second Department of Energy (DOE) public meeting to review the approximately 1,000 page Technical Support Document released in conjunction with the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that proposes a 92 percent efficiency standard for natural gas furnaces nati]]>16-Apr-15<![CDATA[House Members Send Letter Opposing Changes in Tax-Exempt Financing]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2337Congressmen Hultgren (R-Ill.) and Ruppersberger (D-Md.) sent a letter signed by 124 House members to Speaker Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Leader Pelosi (D-Calif.) expressing opposition to proposals, including one in the President’s 2016 budget proposal, that would eliminate or cap the dedu]]>16-Apr-15<![CDATA[EIA Releases 2015 Annual Energy Outlook]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2338The Energy Information Administration (EIA), which collects and analyzes statistical energy information on behalf of the Federal Government, released its 2015 Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) on April 14. The AEO shows strong growth in domestic natural gas production, moderate natural gas price increa]]>16-Apr-15<![CDATA[2015 APGA Marketing & Sales Awards Now Open for Member Submissions]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2339The APGA Marketing & Sales Awards is an annual award to recognize members who have worked hard to market natural gas this past year. Systems of all sizes are encouraged to submit their innovative and successful marketing programs, branding initiatives or customer service campaigns for conside]]>16-Apr-15<![CDATA[New Chairman at FERC]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2342On April 15, Commissioner Norman Bay became Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as Interim Chair Cheryl LaFleur returns to her previous role as a Commission.  During Mr. Bay’s confirmation process last year, concerns were raised by Senator Lisa Murkowski, then the Rank]]>16-Apr-15<![CDATA[EIA Reports Storage Increase of 63 Bcf to Put Working Gas Storage at 1,539 Bcf]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2341Here is the weekly EIA Summary Report issued on Thursday, April 16, 2015, which reports the week’s storage report highlights for Friday, April 10, 2015. A 63 Bcf increase has been reported.

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Working gas in storage was 1,539 Bcf as of Friday, April]]>16-Apr-15<![CDATA[April is National Safe Digging Month! ]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2330APGA encourages you to spread the message to your customers and community about safe digging. Calling before digging is not only a safety measure, but it also saves time, money and resources. Find out more about how you can spread the 811 message in April by visiting the Common Ground Alliance we]]>02-Apr-15