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Apr

Before starting an outdoor home improvement project, call 811 before you dig

KENNEWICK, WA – April 1, 2022 – In observance of National Safe Digging Month in April, Cascade Natural Gas announced results from a recent national survey revealing that 49% of homeowners who plan to dig this year will put themselves and their communities at risk by digging without contacting 811 beforehand to learn the approximate location of underground utilities. Additionally,

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15
Mar

Temporary charge for Cascade Natural Gas customers ends March 31

KENNEWICK, WASH. – March 15, 2022 – A temporary charge for Cascade Natural Gas customers in Washington will end March 31, resulting in an overall price decrease of 8%. The average monthly payment for a residential customer will decrease by about $4.25. The temporary charge, which was in place for three years, was associated with the unanticipated cost increases from

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16
Nov

Contracting Opportunity: Industry and Agriculture

In March 2022, Energy Trust of Oregon will release a Request for Proposals (RFP) to select an implementation contractor(s) to manage and deliver Energy Trust’s Production Efficiency program. The Production Efficiency program helps manufacturers and agricultural producers of all types and sizes control their energy costs. Energy Trust encourages firms certified by Oregon’s Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity

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10
Aug

National 811 Day a reminder to always call 811 before digging

KENNEWICK, WASH. – Aug. 10, 2021 – Cascade Natural Gas hopes this date on the calendar, 8/11, will serve as a natural reminder for residents to call 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. Every few minutes an underground utility line is damaged nationwide because someone decided to dig without first calling 811. When calling

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22
Apr

Cascade Natural Gas ranks at top of national environmental survey

KENNEWICK, WASH. – April 22, 2021 – Cascade Natural Gas ranked at the top of the list of 31 utilities named as 2021 Environmental Champions on Earth Day. The national survey was conducted by Escalent, a top human behavior and analytics firm. The results were based on a 1,000-point index scale and included 140 of the largest utility companies in

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5
Apr

Cascade Natural Gas to implement debt relief program to help Washington customers with past-due balances

KENNEWICK, WASH. – April 5, 2021 – The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission on March 25 approved a debt relief program to benefit Cascade Natural Gas residential customers with past-due balances who are experiencing financial hardship. Cascade will have $2.5 million available through its newly created Big Heart Grant program. Customers are eligible if they earn no more than 200%

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5
Apr

Cascade Natural Gas to implement debt relief program to help Oregon customers with past-due balances

KENNEWICK, WASH. – April 5, 2021 – The Oregon Public Utilities Commission on March 25 approved a debt relief program to benefit Cascade Natural Gas residential customers who are experiencing financial hardship and have past-due balances. Oregon customers can call the company’s customer service center at 1-888-522-1130 for more information, or to enroll in the program. Cascade’s newly created Big

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23
Apr

Regulators expand bill assistance program for Cascade Natural Gas customers affected by COVID-19

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) today approved temporary changes to Cascade Natural Gas’s Washington Energy Assistance Fund (WEAF) to provide aid to customers who have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Residential natural gas customers having trouble paying their bills will be able to apply for hardship grants of up to $400 from current WEAF funds, and the existing cap of

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15
Apr

MDU Resources Donates $500,000 to Support Pandemic Response Efforts – $24,500 to charities in Washington

BISMARCK, N.D. — April 15, 2020 — MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) announced today that it is donating $500,000 to a variety of organizations to support coronavirus relief efforts, including $24,500 to charities in Washington. The donation comes from the MDU Resources Foundation, which is funded by stockholder monies, and is in addition to the $2.2 million the MDU

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15
Apr

MDU Resources Donates $500,000 to Support Pandemic Response Efforts – $99,000 to Charities in Oregon

BISMARCK, N.D. — April 15, 2020 — MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) announced today that it is donating $500,000 to a variety of organizations to support coronavirus relief efforts, including $99,000 to charities in Oregon. The donation comes from the MDU Resources Foundation, which is funded by stockholder monies, and is in addition to the $2.2 million the MDU

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