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Mariner East Pipelines are “Made in America”

December 31, 2015

Pipeline infrastructure is helping fuel a resurgence of American made goods, from manufacturers to businesses utilizing affordable American energy. But pipeline construction is also helping to reenergize American workers. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently published an opinion piece by Leo W. Gerard, international president of the United Steelworkers, and Bobby McAuliffe, director of USW District 10, […]


Recognizing the Importance of Energy Infrastructure in Pennsylvania’s Economy

December 29, 2015

Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) recently announced it has joined the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, recognizing the importance of energy infrastructure for Pennsylvania’s economy. PSPE is an organization eager to help promote pipeline infrastructure in Pennsylvania. Richard Aulenbach, PE, PSPE Energy Task Force Chair, believes, “Pipelines are an efficient way to move Pennsylvania’s energy […]


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 […]