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New Members Joining the “Clause” this Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

Just before the biggest holiday time of the year, Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance is excited to announce a new partner joining efforts to highlight the need for pipeline infrastructure investments. The Manufacturers’ Association, a broad-based coalition of labor, agriculture, manufacturing and other business interests that support private investment in pipeline and other energy infrastructure developments, […]


Alliance Members Backing Safe, Responsible Development of Infrastructure at Hearing before Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force Meeting

December 21, 2015

During Governor Wolf’s Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force meeting this week, PEIA members LiUNA, the Pennsylvania State Grange, IUOE Local 542, the Manufacturer’s Association, IBEW Local 143 and IBEW Local 743 stood up to voice their opinions of support for Pennsylvania pipeline infrastructure, and their voices were clearly heard. Local news outlets, including WGAL-TV 8 (NBC) […]


Former Democratic Governor Ed Rendell Expresses Hope that Southeastern Pennsylvania Could Be Realizing Dream of Becoming Economic Magnet

December 16, 2015

Natural gas is helping turn Southeast Pennsylvania into an economic hub that will spread benefits across the Commonwealth. In an opinion piece published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, former Pennsylvania Governor and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell extols the benefits of turning the Southeast Pennsylvania region into a future magnet for economic activity. In his piece, the […]


Pipelines provide a “long-term benefit,” according to PA Grange Director Betsy Huber

December 9, 2015

Earlier this year, we sat down with Betsy Huber, the recently elected President of the National Grange, former Government Relations Director for the Pennsylvania State Grange, and Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance member, to discuss the benefits of pipeline infrastructure across the Commonwealth. A lifetime Pennsylvania resident, Betsy grew up a dairy farm in central Pennsylvania, […]


The Overlooked Details on Eminent Domain

December 3, 2015

As the cold weather and longer nights approach, Pennsylvanians should be thanking the production boom of our state’s natural resources. Due to new technology and energy infrastructure, the Commonwealth is undergoing an energy renaissance unlike ever before. Consequently, Pennsylvanians are benefitting from the many positive impacts of natural gas. However, without the investment and development […]


Philly Holds Promise to Be Next Big Manufacturing Hub

November 26, 2015

The Philadelphia Business Journal published a guest opinion editorial from Stan Silverman, founder and CEO of Silverman Leadership, discussing Philadelphia’s poor economy, and suggesting that expansion of the manufacturing sector is the solution.  Projects, like the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex, were mentioned as benefits to the region. Silverman emphasized “the close proximity of economic Marcelles Shale […]


Operating Engineers Local 542 Voices Strong Support for Pipeline Infrastructure Development

November 17, 2015

Our friend and coalition member, Ed Gillette, wrote about the importance of Pennsylvania pipeline infrastructure development in his recent opinion editorial published by the Citizens Voice. Gillette serves as pipeline lead for the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 542, and through his work, he has made positive contributions to Pennsylvania’s economy for many years. […]


DRBC Hearing Touches on Pipeline Infrastructure while Opponents Seek to Derail Process

November 11, 2015

Last night, the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) held a public hearing to discuss 19 proposals by the public and private utilization of the Delaware River Basin. Unfortunately, opponents to Pennsylvania pipeline infrastructure development used the gathering to focus on issues outside the scope and the deliberation of the commissioners. One of the items on […]


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