Union Gas Donates $2,500 to Friends of the Coves to Support Environmental Conservation and Restoration

London, ON, September 15, 2017 - Union Gas supports Friends of the Coves with a $2,500 grant to support the restoration of the Coves environmentally significant area.

"At Union Gas, we're dedicated to the environment and to energy conservation programs," said Taylor Jones, construction and growth manager, Union Gas. "That's why we're proud to continue our support of the important work that Friends of the Coves is doing for environmental conservation and restoration in this community."

The Coves, a hidden treasure in the heart of the City of London, was named for a series of three ponds that once formed a meander of the Thames River.  The recent expansion of walkable trails in the Coves Environmentally Significant Area has more than tripled the length of trails available.  The borders of the reconstituted asphalt trails are being replanted with native plants and flowers.

"Once again Union Gas has graciously stepped up to the plate to assist the works of Friends of the Coves Subwatershed," said Thom McClenaghan, president, Friends of the Coves.  "Progress is usually the result of the efforts of many and we are most pleased that Union Gas has chosen to be part of our team once again."

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017, and has assets of $8.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees.  For more information, visit uniongas.com.

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For more information, contact:

Union Gas Limited
Andrea Stass
Manager, External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-5490 or 1-800-571-8446 ext. 5005490
Cell: 519 365-1010

Friends of the Coves
Thom McClenaghan
Ph: 519-640-5757

For more information, visit thecoves.caor find us on Twitter and Facebook.