OPC & DC Government Announce Broad Consumer Benefits in Washington Gas/Altagas Merger Settlement


May 8, 2018


People's Counsel & Attorney General Reach Agreement with AltaGas to Provide Benefits to District Residents


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Washington, DC - People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye and Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that the District of Columbia, the D.C. Office of the People's Counsel, AltaGas and WGL Holdings (which owns Washington Gas) have reached a settlement agreement. The agreement - which provides tens of millions of dollars of benefits to District consumers - will clear the way for AltaGas, a Canadian energy company, to acquire WGL Holdings. The merger is subject to final approval by the District's Public Service Commission (PSC).