The Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance was mentioned in several news articles in the last week. Most notably, Trish McFarland, President of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, highlighting the benefits of infrastructure projects like the Mariner East projects. Check out all the articles below.
Pipeline Will Help Make Philly Region An Energy Hub
Philadelphia Inquirer, Trish McFarland, June 12, 2015
The $3 billion Mariner East LNG project by Sunoco Logistics will carry products that are essential to our state and national economy. These products help heat and cool our homes, and power both factories and small businesses, all of which we hope will see increased economic activity. Moving LNG from the fields of Western Pennsylvania to the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex will bolster future development and, in particular, local manufacturing.
Washington, Delaware County Chambers Form Energy Infrastructure Alliance
Observer-Reporter, June 10, 2015
Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Delaware County Chamber of Commerce have partnered as founding members of Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, a broad-based coalition of business, local labor organizations and individuals in support of timely approval for critical energy infrastructure in the commonwealth.
Advancing Pipeline Development Across The Marcellus – Utica Region And Beyond
Shale Media Group, Robert Johnson, June 16, 2015
Last week a new coalition was created in support of pipeline development across the Marcellus-Utica region. A Pittsburgh Business Times article announced the formation of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance. This new coalition is a partnership formed by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, the Delaware Chamber of Commerce, Laborers International Union of North America, and Local 66 of the International Union of Operating Engineers. … The Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance is a great idea and I encourage those working directly in the energy industry or indirectly benefitting from natural gas exploration to support these types of coalitions. They represent one of the best available public opportunities to speak up for energy in your community.
Unions, Chambers Of Commerce Form Alliance To Push For Energy Pipelines
Philadelphia Business Journal, Patricia Madej, June 9, 2015
The coalition, which formed Monday and has been in the works for the past few months, partners the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) and the International Union of Operation Engineers (IUOE) Local 66 toward a common goal of gaining support and funding for energy infrastructure in Pennsylvania. Namely, pipelines.
Chambers Of Commerce, Unions To Push For Faster Pipeline Approvals
Pittsburgh Business Times, Sam Kusic, June 8, 2015
The Washington County Chamber of Commerce, along with a counterpart organization in eastern Pennsylvania and two labor unions, have joined together to push for faster approval of energy infrastructure projects. The Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance includes the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, the Laborers International Union of North America and Local 66 of the International Union of Operating Engineers. The partnership said pipeline projects provide many direct and indirect economic benefits, including construction jobs, millions of dollars in tax revenues and industrial access to an affordable fuel source.
Business And Labor Join Forces To Support Energy Infrastructure Expansion
Pennsylvania Business Daily, Staff Reporter, June 8, 2015
Commonwealth business chambers and labor groups launched the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, a coalition supporting expedient approval for statewide energy infrastructure reform, today. Designed to raise awareness of the value of private investment in energy infrastructure, the alliance supports the belief that the availability of low-cost fuels will strengthen the region’s economic future, and ultimately the nation’s energy independence, as the area’s shale gas reserves are developed. … The alliance intends to educate legislators, its own members and the public on the benefits of investing to modernize Pennsylvania’s infrastructure and strengthen its economic future while keeping citizens safe.