November 19, 2015

Robert White, President of Ohio State Grange Talks Pipeline Support

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 […]

November 19, 2015

New Study: Agricultural Sector to Benefit from New Natural Gas Pipeline Infrastructure

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.

November 12, 2015

Coming Together To Build Our Energy Future

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 […]

November 11, 2015

Pipeline Projects To Generate Millions In New Tax Revenues

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 […]

November 5, 2015

Voters Reject Proposal To Fight Pipeline

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 […]

November 3, 2015

Wooster Daily Record: Rover Pipeline A Win For All Of Ohio

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.

October 28, 2015

Agriculture, Labor, Manufacturing, and Business Groups Unite to Launch New Coalition Backing Energy Pipeline Infrastructure

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 […]

October 28, 2015

Akron Beacon Journal Highlights Launch of CEPI

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, […]

October 21, 2015

Defining the Benefits of Infrastructure Development

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.