On behalf of the Ohio State Grange, I write to express our support for the responsible improvement and expansion of natural gas pipeline infrastructure here in our great state and throughout the Midwest. The Grange has long supported our nation’s pursuit of energy independence and, given recent development of domestic energy resources, now is the […]
FREDERICKTOWN, OHIO – The Ohio State Grange today released a new analysis examining the interrelationship between the agricultural sector and access to affordable natural gas supplies in Ohio and Michigan. The analysis, conducted by Hillsdale College Professors Dr. Gary Wolfram and Dr. Charles Steele, examines two key aspects of new underground natural gas pipeline projects: safety and the net benefits they deliver to the farming community.
This week, Danny Hendrix, Business Manager of Pipeliners Local 798 and member of the Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure (CEPI) was published in the Detroit News. In the piece, Hendrix highlights the diverse partnership of labor unions, business groups, rural farms, and trade associations that has come together in support of expanding critical […]
When discussing natural gas pipeline construction projects, two benefits frequently arise: job creation and increased access to natural gas. These results are pretty self-evident. After all, construction workers are needed to build the pipeline and the very purpose of the project is to facilitate consumers’ access to natural gas. One benefit of natural gas projects […]
Voters in Michigan rejected a proposal Tuesday that would have established a legal defense fund to fight the proposed Rover Pipeline. Citizens in Putnam Township, located in Livingston County, instead elected to embrace the benefits of the proposed project. Local resident Tyler Smith weighed in on the vote earlier this week in a letter to […]
Joe Savarise, Executive Director of the Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association and member of the Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure published a letter to the editor in the Wooster Daily Record last week. In the piece, Savarise pointed to the clear path the Rover Pipeline offers in Ohio’s quest for more affordable energy.
Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure to Marshal Support for Responsible Expansion of Critical Pipeline Infrastructure in Ohio and Michigan COLUMBUS, OHIO – Agriculture, manufacturing, labor, and business groups representing more than 20,000 businesses, laborers and other landowners in Michigan and Ohio today announced the formation of a new coalition in support of building […]
The Akron Beacon Journal published an article about our Coalition’s formation. The Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure (CEPI) is a diverse partnership of businesses, trade associations, and labor groups that support the expansion of critical energy infrastructure across Michigan and Ohio. In the article, Coalition member Charles Willoughby of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, […]
Our nation, and especially our region, is in the midst of an energy revolution that has already delivered an immense amount of economic opportunity and growth.
The development of the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions spurred a plethora of economic growth across our region. We have benefited significantly from the direct and indirect economic opportunities that have revived our manufacturing industry and provided countless small businesses with renewed hope and confidence.