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Dave Messersmith Believes “Its’ All About Pipelines Today”

March 16, 2016

The Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance recently sat down with Dave Messersmith, extension educator at Penn State University, to discuss the importance of pipeline infrastructure in Pennsylvania. Mr. Messersmith grew up in Pennsylvania and has been working with the area’s land for many years. He has a great “appreciation for farmland and for the preservation of […]


Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce & Western PA NECA Join Pipeline Alliance

March 15, 2016

Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance is happy to announce two new members: the Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce (PAACC) and Western Pennsylvania Chapter of National Electrical Contractors Association (WPA NECA). “As a result of Western Pennsylvania’s abundance of natural resources, our region has played a vital role over the last several years in shaping our […]


“We can – and should – do more.”

March 8, 2016

With a 17% population growth since 2000, Chester County has proven to be a great place to live, work, and raise a family. Per this population growth, Chester County has also benefited through a growing economy over the years. Yet, more can be done to take full advantage of the benefits offered by clean, affordable, homegrown […]


PMA Exploits the Delaware Riverkeeper Network’s Efforts to Stall PA Developments

March 4, 2016

The Pennsylvania Manufacturer’s Association (PMA) recently published a blog uncovering the Delaware Riverkeeper Network’s repeated efforts to oppose essential infrastructure developments throughout the state. The post refers to three specific instances where the Riverkeeper Network built opposition platforms to halt vital energy projects, including the Delaware River deepening, the Philadelphia International Airport expansion, and the […]


INGAA Foundation: NGL Pipelines Do Not Affect Property Values

March 2, 2016

The INGAA Foundation recently released a study conducted by Integra Realty Resources (IRR) that looked into whether proximity to a natural gas pipeline had any impact on both a landowner’s property value as well as a landowner’s ability to get insurance.  The main conclusion was clear: there’s no significant impact to property values – or […]


Local Divisions of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Joined PEIA

February 24, 2016

Three local divisions of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), the state’s largest electrical workers union with more than 40,000 members across the state, have joined PEIA. IBEW provides electrical contractors with the best trained and most skilled work force in the industry. “Energy development in Pennsylvania gives us an economic advantage over other […]


PEIA Quoted in Central Penn Business Journal

February 19, 2016

Following yesterday’s recommendations from the Governor’s Pipeline Task Force, the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance applauded their work and was referenced in an overview of the recommendations – quoting PEIA member’s Trish McFarland and Abe Amoros about the importance of pipeline infrastructure investments in Pennsylvania. Here is a snapshot of the article: “We recognize this is […]


A Final Word From the Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force

February 18, 2016

Today, the Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force’s final recommendations were released by DEP Secretary, John Quigley in an online webinar. The purpose of the task force was to produce a “set of recommendations to help Pennsylvania achieve responsible development of natural gas pipeline infrastructure in the commonwealth.” Members of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance were active […]