June 8, 2016

Letter: Pipeline Projects Bring Opportunity, Jobs to Our Communities

Brighton Patch — Drilling in the Marcellus and Utica shales has tapped into large reserves of clean, affordable natural gas, dramatically increasing production over the last five years. This access, in turn, has improved almost every sector of our economy – from chemicals to manufacturing – and lowering energy and heating costs in every one of […]

May 27, 2016

Letter: Support Construction of the Rover Pipeline Project

Adrian Daily Telegram — I’m writing today in support of construction of the Rover Pipeline. As secretary-treasurer of Laborers Local 499, I know first-hand how important big infrastructure jobs are to workers and local communities. The Rover Pipeline will also help with our community’s energy stability and reliability, and our nation’s energy security. It’s time for […]

May 19, 2016

Across-the-Board Benefits from Rover Pipeline in West Virginia

Rob Richard, an organizer for the West Virginia Appalachian Laborers’ District Council, voiced support for the proposed Rover Pipeline in a recent opinion piece published in the Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register. Richard—who spoke in favor of the project during at a public comment meeting held by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in Paden City […]

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 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 […]