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LiUNA In the News

July 28, 2015
Last week, the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) was featured in two media articles in support of infrastructure projects across Pennsylvania. Abe Amoros, Pennsylvania Legislative Director for LiUNA, was interviewed by the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association and Dennis L.… Read More ►

Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance Tells Newly Formed Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce: We Are a Resource For You

July 22, 2015
Today, the members of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance sent a letter to the state Department of Environmental Protection and the newly formed Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce, which convened its first meeting to begin recommending policies, guidelines and best practices to… Read More ►

Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance sends letter to newly formed Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce

July 22, 2015
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Members of 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, today sent a letter to the state… Read More ►

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… Read More ►

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… Read More ►

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… Read More ►

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… Read More ►

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… Read More ►