February 23, 2016

CEPI Welcomes FERC Movement on Rover Pipeline

  Release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement Brings New Pipeline Infrastructure in Region Closer to Construction and Operation The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS) for the Rover pipeline project, one of a handful of proposed pipeline projects crossing through the region.  The move represents the latest step […]

February 22, 2016

Ohio Grocers Association: Don’t Put Up Hurdles to Pipelines

Kristin Mullins, President and CEO of the Ohio Grocers Association—a member of the Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure (CEPI)—voiced support for the Rover Pipeline in a letter to the editor recently published in the Steubenville Herald Star. “We believe construction of natural gas pipelines—particularly the Rover Natural Gas Pipeline Project—is good for businesses, […]

February 17, 2016

Ag Sector, Industry Embrace Affordable Natural Gas

What do baseballs and fertilizer have in common? They are the result of affordable natural gas. Natural gas has long been a key input for many products and functions, but today we are seeing the rapid expansion of this clean-burning resource thanks to unprecedented domestic production. From baseballs and crayons to key agricultural inputs we are […]

February 15, 2016

Affordable Energy Key to Manufacturing Success, Future Growth

Made in America. Those three powerful words represent the foundation of a resurgent manufacturing industry that’s creating growth and opportunity in communities across the nation. America’s manufactures depend on access to affordable energy immune from the often unpredictable nature of world markets. Today, thanks to surging domestic oil and gas production, we now have the […]

February 12, 2016

Natural Gas Fuels Economic Turnaround in Monroe County

Monroe County faced an uncertain future in 2013 following the bankruptcy and closure of the Ormet aluminum smelting plant that cost nearly 1,000 jobs and devastated the local economy. Ormet had for years been the economic backbone of this small Appalachian community and local tax revenues and economic activity quickly shrunk in its absence. Today, […]

February 10, 2016

Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association Urges Approval of Rover Pipeline

Recently, Joe Savarise, Executive Director of the Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association—a member of the Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure (CEPI)—submitted a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) urging the timely approval of the Rover Pipeline project. Savarise noted the important role Ohio’s hotel industry will play during the construction of […]

February 8, 2016

Carbon Emissions Drop with Growing Demand for Natural Gas

In a new column published in the Plain Dealer, Jackie Stewart, State Director for Energy In Depth-Ohio highlights the notable decline in U.S. carbon emissions triggered by the growing use of clean-burning natural gas. “Thanks to natural gas, carbon emissions from electricity production have declined to a 20-year low in the United States,” said Stewart, […]

February 7, 2016

Natural Gas in “Striking Distance” of Being Largest Source of U.S. Power

Natural gas could soon become the largest source of energy in the U.S. according to new data released in the 2016 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook—a report produced for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. “Natural gas is now within striking distance of being the largest source of US power, […]