Pa. Senate Panel Passes Bills To Boost Natural Gas Access

Law360, Philadelphia (May 1, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state legislative committee on Wednesday signed off on a pair of bills intended to make state-sourced natural gas available to a wider swath of residents in areas traditionally underserved by gas utilities.

The bills, which are intended to help extend and expand natural gas distribution systems and infrastructure to residential, commercial, and industrial entities, won near-unanimous support from members of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.

"This legislation will provide Pennsylvania homeowners, businesses, schools and hospitals with an alternative to their current heating...
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