Local Union Leader Reiterates Local Pipeline Benefits

As the head of Steamfitters 420 Union, Anthony Gallagher has born witness to the positive impact infrastructure projects can have on local communities. Operating throughout southeastern Pennsylvania Steamfitters 420 Local has played an integral part constructing the Mariner East 2 pipeline. Gallagher highlights some of the benefits of Mariner East 2 in the latest video […]

Statement: The Fact Is – ME1 & ME2 Are Safe

Opponents of the Mariner East projects once again are appealing to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to shutdown both the existing Mariner East 1, which has been operating safely for years, and Mariner East 2, which is expected in service before the end of the year. Opponents claim communities do not have the information they […]

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 […]