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Daily Times: Why Laborers’ union supports Mariner East pipeline project

July 20, 2015

Over the weekend, Dennis Martire, vice president and Mid-Atlantic regional manager of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, published an opinion editorial in the Daily Times, expressing his support for the for the Marine East pipeline projects. Dennis highlighted that the Mariner East projects will help secure the long-term economic growth of the region, […]


In Case You Missed It: PEIA In the News

July 17, 2015

This week, the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance (PEIA) was highlighted in two news stories. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported on the Mon Valley Progress Council joining the Alliance and the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat noted that the Johnstown Area Regional Industries (JARI) had also joined. Both articles included quotes from the leaders of JARI and the Mon Valley […]


Natural gas tops coal as top source of electricity in US

July 15, 2015

A new report by SNL Energy found that natural gas has become the top source of electric generation in the US, beating out coal use for the top spot. The combination of increased production and new environmental regulations has resulted in increased natural gas use. Steve Piper, associate director of energy fundamentals at SNL Energy, […]


JARI joins coalition to modernize state’s energy infrastructure

July 14, 2015

Lancaster Online published an article on JARI’s recent decision to join the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance.  JARI joined the coalition with the Mon Valley Progress Council last week. The Lancaster Online piece quoted JARI President Linda Thomson, “As pipeline is developed, as the gas gets to the marketplace, it can really enhance our state and […]


JARI, Mon Valley Progress Council Join Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance

July 9, 2015

Two more regional economic development organizations have joined the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance (PEIA), a broad-based coalition of labor, agriculture, manufacturing and other business interests that support private investment in pipeline and other energy infrastructure developments. JARI and the Mon Valley Progress Council will work with PEIA members to educate lawmakers, members of their respective […]


Delaware County Daily Times: Pa. is a natural hub for energy growth

July 6, 2015

Trish McFarland, President of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and a founding member of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, published a Letter to the Editor in the Delaware County Daily Times over the weekend. In the piece, McFarland pointed to the positive direct and indirect benefits that developing energy infrastructure across Pennsylvania provides local […]


Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Supports Expanded Infrastructure

June 24, 2015

Representing over 1,200 members, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has served as a strong voice, promoting businesses and working to create a prosperous business environment in Delaware County for over 100 years. We are also now a proud member of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance because our members have experienced directly or indirectly the […]


Pennsylvania State Grange Joins Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance

June 24, 2015

The Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance is proud to announce the Pennsylvania State Grange has joined the coalition in support of timely approval for critical energy infrastructure in the Commonwealth. The coalition aims to raise the profile of how private investment in pipeline and other energy infrastructure can strengthen the state’s economy, create jobs, and increase public […]