Philly Holds Promise to Be Next Big Manufacturing Hub

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 […]

Secretary Quigley Convened Third Meeting of Governor Wolf’s Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce

The third meeting of Governor Tom Wolf’s Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce, chaired by Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary John Quigley, took place Wednesday, September 23. The meeting included a group of 48 experts and stakeholders to recommend policies and best practices. The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Nature Conservancy made presentations at the meeting. […]

Potential Barriers to Economic Growth

It is hard to pick up a newspaper in Pennsylvania without reading about natural gas actions or developments. One recent development, yet another Clean Air Council lawsuit (filed on August 27), demands some close scrutiny. Though not widely reported, the Clean Air Council’s latest attempt to hold up yet another important energy infrastructure project and […]

Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association Joins Coalition In Support Of Energy Infrastructure

Today, the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance (PEIA) announced that the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association (PFMA) has joined the broad-based coalition in support of timely approval for critical energy infrastructure in the Commonwealth. “We support needed energy infrastructure investments in the Commonwealth, which will put thousands of Pennsylvanians to work, stimulate local economies, and increase markets […]

Delaware County Times: Shale developers partner with unions for Pa.’s future

David Spigelmyer, president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, published an opinion editorial in the Delaware County Times, highlighting how the development of the Marcellus Shale has provided new economic opportunities for labor groups throughout the region. In the piece, Jim Kunz business manager of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66 and member of […]

Central Penn Business Journal: Group Keeps Tabs On Energy Infrastructure

The Central Penn Business Times published an article about the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance highlighting the addition of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber and the Pennsylvania State Grange to the coalition’s growing member base. The alliance, which represents a broad range of interest and industries, believes that responsibly built and maintained pipeline infrastructure is an important […]

Coalition Members Discuss Energy Infrastructure at JARI’s Shale Gas Roundtable

Small business leaders from Cambria and Somerset counties gathered earlier this week at JARI’s Shale Gas Roundtable to discuss the benefits of Pennsylvania’s growing natural gas industry. JARI, a member of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, expressed their support for expanded energy growth and pipeline development, taking time at this week’s meeting to share the […]

Patriot News: Lifeline from a pipeline

The Patriot-News published an in-depth article about the revival of the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex. The piece explores the refinery’s long history and recent transition from oil to gas, which is helping to grow and expand the local economy. In fact, the 800-acre Marcus Hook Industrial Complex has close to a thousand men working on the […]

PEIA And PA Public Utility Commission Agree, Pipeline Safety Is A Priority

John F. Coleman, Jr., vice-chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), wrote an opinion editorial in the Patriot-News, highlighting the importance of pipeline safety. Coleman notes that the safe construction and operation of Pennsylvania’s pipeline infrastructure is “an enormous priority.” At the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, we could not agree more with that sentiment. […]

Uniontown Herald-Standard: Pipeline Projects Reviving Mon Valley’s Economy

Joseph Kirk, executive director of the Mon Valley Progress Council, published an opinion editorial in the Uniontown Herald-Standard, highlighting the benefits that pipeline infrastructure projects can bring to local economies. Kirk highlights the importance of pipeline projects like Mariner East to reviving our manufacturing base and ensuring that safe, reliable access to large quantities of […]