Columbia Gas is a natural gas distributor (“LDC”, or local distribution company), with three service territories in Massachusetts. It is a subsidiary of NiSource Inc., the second-largest natural gas distributor in the United States, headquartered in Ohio.
It is currently proposing a local pipeline “Reliability Project” as a solution to its current moratorium on new customers in the Pioneer Valley region. (Massachusetts DPU Docket #17-172 (search this number for full docket) – Initial filing here. ).
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