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should brush up on NFPA 110, Standard for
Emergency and Standby Power Systems
Handbook as well as the Center for
Medicaid and Medicare Services Emergency
Preparedness Rules. These two references
and what they dictate are important to your
future in these markets. For generators they
do require a secondary fuel source to natural
gas when there is a high probability that the
supply can be interrupted. As we continue
working on these rules in our state, the
Florida Natural Gas Association will argue
that we have a highly reliable distribution
system and that secondary fuel sources
are not necessary.
The rumor now is that the Governor's
staff took good notes at the recent workshop
and that we should have a new rule draft
out soon with hopeful implementation in
February, so the nursing homes and assisted
living facilities can be storm ready for our
next hurricane season. Hopefully the new
rules and next hurricane season won't
have an emergency disaster. Stay tuned
for more information in a part two as more
information is received. I wish you the best
in your outreach to the nursing homes and
assisted living facilities across Florida.

Spotlight on a Florida Gas System
Clearwater Gas System's Hurricane Irma post recovery efforts have revealed
that there were zero gas outages as natural gas service continued to flow during
and after the storm.
Hurricanes, thunderstorms and other severe weather conditions can cause
power outages lasting anywhere from a few hours to several weeks. "For
homeowners, this can be extremely inconvenient. But for businesses unable
to serve customers or otherwise generate income, it can be devastating.
Fortunately, natural gas distribution lines are buried underground, therefore,
providing nearly 100 percent service reliability. So all your basic comforts such
as hot water and cooking stay up and running after a storm," explained Brian
Langille, Assistant Gas Director.
Although Clearwater Gas System reserves the right in the event of a major
disaster to turn off the gas to industrial and large commercial customers who
contract for interruptible service, instances of such turn-offs are extremely rare
in the natural gas industry. "During major storms and power outages, Clearwater
Gas System's natural gas service has never been interrupted and natural gas has
always continued to flow," said Chuck Warrington, Managing Gas Director.
Clearwater Gas System is the fourth largest municipal gas system in
Florida and ranks 34th out of nearly 1,000 public gas systems in the United
States. Clearwater Gas System provides natural and propane gas service
to approximately 23,000 residential and commercial customers in a 330
square mile service territory, which includes 20 municipalities as well as
unincorporated areas of Pinellas and Pasco counties. Natural gas continues to be
a resilient, dependable and sustainable energy source for most residential and
commercial applications.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of THE SOURCE - Spring 2018

First Person
APGA Events
Disasters Bring Challenges and Opportunities
Furnace Rule Update
APGA Strategic Planning
Conversation with an APGA member: Tallahassee
NGSA’s Winter Natural Gas Outlook Projects Record Demand, Matched by Robust Storage and Production
Promoting Gas Market Growth
New White Paper Offers Guidance to Natural Gas Utilities on Thriving in a Changing Landscape
Legislative Outlook
Marketing Matters
At Last
Advertiser's Index/ Advertiser.com
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THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - cover1
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THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - First Person
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - 9
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - APGA Events
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - Disasters Bring Challenges and Opportunities
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - 12
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - Furnace Rule Update
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - APGA Strategic Planning
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - 15
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - Conversation with an APGA member: Tallahassee
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - 17
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - NGSA’s Winter Natural Gas Outlook Projects Record Demand, Matched by Robust Storage and Production
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - 19
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - Promoting Gas Market Growth
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - 21
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - New White Paper Offers Guidance to Natural Gas Utilities on Thriving in a Changing Landscape
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THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - Legislative Outlook
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THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - Marketing Matters
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THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - At Last
THE SOURCE - Spring 2018 - Advertiser's Index/ Advertiser.com
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