Karen Merkel

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Local residents and customers of National Fuel gas are trying to challenge the company’s proposed rate hike. They shared their concerns during a hearing by the Public Service Commission at Buffalo’s downtown central library on Wednesday.

Activists went out to Williamsville last night to protest the request of National Fuel to raise its charges for delivering natural gas.

If you heat your home with natural gas, heating bills could hit the lowest levels in more than a decade.  Experts say current projections indicate that average heating costs will be 29% lower than last year.

National Fuel predicts lower heating costs this winter

Oct 7, 2014

The cost of heating your home could be lower this year. National Fuel Gas is predicting the average bill will be down 20 percent this winter.