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“If you build it, they will come”

January 21, 2016

Ryan Helms of IBEW Local 743 and a PEIA member recently voiced his urgency for Pennsylvania to build new pipeline infrastructure. New pipelines will help Pennsylvania continue its rise as an American energy giant. As Mr.  Helms wrights in the Reading Eagle: Pennsylvania should move quickly to endorse pipeline infrastructure projects that are focused at […]


DelCo Receives Strong Debt Ratings On Back of Economic Development Projects

January 12, 2016

Economic development projects such as new pipeline infrastructure development in Delaware County are a big part of the ongoing resurgence of the county and localities like the Chester waterfront.  That’s the conclusion of the County’s County Council after two of the nation’s leading rating agencies, S&P and Moody’s, gave the County ratings of AA and […]


A Bright Future for Pennsylvania and the Marcellus Shale

January 6, 2016

Thanks to Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania’s energy industry has erupted over the past few years placing the Commonwealth on the map as a leading producer of natural gas. As we move into a new year, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission member Pamela Witmer discusses Pennsylvania’s promising energy future in a recent article published by the Tribune Live. […]


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 […]