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Elizabethtown Gas Announces 2022 First Responder Grant Recipients

UNION, N.J., November 21, 2022 – Elizabethtown Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), is excited to announce the winners of its annual First Responders Grant Program. This year, six grants totaling approximately $29,000 were awarded to local first responder departments.

“At Elizabethtown Gas, safety serves as a core value and an intrinsic part of the work we do each and every day,” said Christie McMullen, President and COO, Elizabethtown Gas. “We are proud to partner with this year’s winners to support their continued efforts to keep our customers and communities safe.”

The 2022 First Responders Grant Program recipient departments include:

·       Andover Borough Fire Department

·       Iselin Fire Department

·       Borough of Kenilworth Fire Department

·       City of Lambertville Fire Department

·       Woodbridge Police Department

·       Huntington Volunteer Fire Company No. 1

Through the First Responders Grant Program, Elizabethtown Gas provides critical support to help operations, improve safety measures and/or provide training at local first responder departments. This year, grants were awarded to first responder departments to support the purchase of critical resources, including gas detection meters, construction zone safety equipment and firefighting equipment, such as fire hoses and ventilation fans. With applications from first responder departments that serve municipalities across the utility’s service area, Elizabethtown Gas conducts a thorough and competitive selection process to determine the grant recipients.

The First Responders Grant Program will be offered again in Fall 2022. Program information is available on the Elizabethtown Gas website at elizabethtowngas.com/community.

About Elizabethtown Gas

Elizabethtown Gas, a subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), delivers safe, reliable, and affordable natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to over 300,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in parts of Union, Middlesex, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Morris and Mercer counties. For six years in a row, Elizabethtown Gas has ranked highest in customer satisfaction for residential gas service among east midsize utilities by J.D. Power and Associates. For more information, visit elizabethtowngas.com.

About SJI

SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy infrastructure holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to customers through two primary subsidiaries:  SJI Utilities (SJIU) and SJI Energy Enterprises (SJIEE).  SJIU houses the company’s regulated natural gas utility operations, delivering safe, reliable and affordable natural gas to more than 700,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across New Jersey via its South Jersey Gas and Elizabethtown Gas subsidiaries. SJIEE houses the company’s non-utility operations primarily focused on clean energy development and decarbonization via renewable energy production and energy management activities.  Visit sjindustries.com for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.

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