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Yankee Gas Services Company
P.O. Box 270
Hartford, CT 06141-0270
(800) 989-0900

www.yankeegas.com
News Release
  
WATERBURY SKYLINE BRIGHTENS; ROUTE 8 AESTHETICS IMPROVING
Tank at natural gas facility to be cleaned and painted
 
MEDIA CONTACT:Jeff Tilghman
Office:(860) 665-3931
 
BERLIN, Conn., Wednesday, January 16, 2008 — In 2008 Yankee Gas Services Company, the largest distributor of natural gas in Connecticut, will clean and paint the recently completed liquefied natural gas tank visible from Route 8 in Waterbury’s industrial zone. Cleaning the tank’s outer concrete shell will remove rust spots caused by construction scaffolding. Painting the tank will help to make the city’s skyline more attractive.

“We’re happy to address the concerns citizens have raised, which were relayed to us through the offices of State Representative Jeffrey J. Berger and Waterbury Mayor Michael J. Jarjura,” said William Quinlan, Yankee Gas vice president, field maintenance. The cleaning is expected to begin in late spring, weather permitting.

“We consider Yankee Gas a model corporate citizen,” said State Representative Jeffery J. Berger. “We were confident that they would respond to our concerns, as they have in the past.”

“It’s always a pleasure to work with Yankee Gas,” said Mayor Michael J. Jarjura. “We’re pleased that the company will help make Waterbury’s skyline more attractive in 2008. Once again, the company is making Waterbury better. Before Yankee Gas built the tank, they conducted extensive environmental remediation of the soil, making the property cleaner than it had been in 40 years. Their construction practices also ensured the protection of the Naugatuck River, sustaining its beauty. And their three-year $15,000 grant to the Litter and Beatification Commission helped the city address two top concerns of citizens.”

Yankee Gas Services Company (Yankee Gas) is Connecticut’s largest natural gas distribution company, delivering safe, reliable natural gas service to approximately 200,000 customers in 71 cities and towns. Yankee Gas is expanding Connecticut’s energy options and increasing customer choice by extending the availability of clean, efficient natural gas throughout the state. Yankee Gas is part of the Northeast Utilities System (NYSE: NU). For more information, please visit www.yankeegas.com.
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