News Release
Aug. 15, 2002

Gulfstream Environmental Grant Application Deadline Approaching

 $50,000 set aside for local environmental & recreational projects


TAMPA, Fla. – Gulfstream Natural Gas System, L.L.C. is accepting applications for the 2002 Gulfstream Environmental & Recreational Trust program, which will distribute $50,000 later this year to assist in the development of unique environmental and/or recreational projects. Applications should be postmarked no later than Sept. 16, 2002.


The Gulfstream Environmental & Recreational Trust program was created in 2000 to distribute at least $350,000 during the first five years of pipeline operations to benefit communities near the pipeline route.


An Advisory Resource Network consisting of community, philanthropic and environmental experts will meet in October to determine which projects will receive funding and how the dollars will be distributed. Grants are awarded based on community need, environmental benefit and ability to complete the project as proposed.


Applications are available on the Gulfstream web site at


Placed into service in May 2002, Gulfstream Natural Gas System, L.L.C. is a 581-mile pipeline system with the capacity to deliver 1.1 billion cubic feet of natural gas each day to serve Florida’s growing energy needs. The pipeline is a joint development between Williams (NYSE:WMB) and Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK).


Contact: Chris Stockton
Phone: 713/215-2010
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