March 21, 2016

Pipeline Benefits Ohio Retailers

Bryan Times — On behalf of the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants and its affiliate, the Ohio Association of Convenience Stores, I write to voice our fervent support for the Rover Pipeline project. I am proud to announce that we have recently become a member of the Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure, a regional […]

March 15, 2016

Natural Gas Infrastructure: A Boon to Any Ohio Farmer – Even Organic

Daily Digger — Recently, an increasing number of natural gas pipeline projects have arisen in the state of Ohio. Understandably, farmers – particularly those running organic projects – have expressed concerns about the effects that these construction projects might have on their land and their agricultural endeavors. As president of the Ohio State Grange, a […]

March 14, 2016

Op-Ed: Industrial Site Will Help Spur Massillon Development

Massillon Independent — At a recent Massillon WestStark Chamber luncheon, Steve DiPietro gave an update on developments at the Massillon Energy & Technology Park — the former Republic Steel property. This continuing story, which The Independent has done a good job of covering, is a great example of local developers spurring industrial redevelopment for a […]

March 7, 2016

Rover Pipeline Development Holds Promise for Laborers

Brighton Patch — In the latest development in the approval process of the Rover Pipeline, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS) for the project. Additionally, FERC provided details for the upcoming scoping hearings on the project. The Rover Pipeline will carry natural gas from carry domestically-produced natural gas from […]

March 2, 2016

INGAA-Backed Study Finds No Impact on Property Values From Pipelines

Natural Gas Intelligence – A new study published Monday by the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) found “no measurable impact” on property values resulting from nearby underground natural gas transmission lines. The study, commissioned by INGAA and conducted by Integra Realty Resources (IRR), looked at properties near interstate natural gas pipelines in Ohio, Virginia, […]

February 26, 2016

Impact Study From Rover Pipeline Released

Napoleon Northwest Signal — An important step has been taken in the progress of a proposed natural gas line that would run through several states, including part of Henry County. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently released its draft environmental impact study on the proposed Rover pipeline, as well as a couple of others.

February 22, 2016

Don’t Put Up Hurdles to Pipelines

Steubenville Herald Star – The Ohio Grocers Association has served our state’s food industry for more than 115 years. We believe construction of natural gas pipelines – particularly the Rover Natural Gas Pipeline Project – is good for businesses, good for regional job creation and good for Ohio families. That’s why we recently joined the Coalition for […]

February 15, 2016

Oil, Gas Sector in WV Seeks Infrastructure to Spark Growth

West Virginia State Journal – Consumers have had a reason to celebrate as fuel prices have dropped to historic lows, but oil and gas producers in West Virginia and across the nation now are scrambling to stay above water. In light of the market downturn, more than 40 North American oil and gas producers filed for chapter […]

February 8, 2016

Pipelines Bolster American Manufacturing

National Association of Manufacturers – As we continue our State of Manufacturing tour, the National Association of Manufacturers is transforming the perception of manufacturing. Manufacturing creates opportunity and growth, and we see that with the construction and long-term operation of new pipeline infrastructure. To compete in the global market, manufacturers depend on access to affordable energy. […]

January 27, 2016

New Pipelines Serve Interests of Ag Producers

Detroit News – There seems to be a lot of confusion around how natural gas pipelines like the proposed Rover Project would impact the agricultural sector and farming communities in Michigan and Ohio. This is no doubt due to the fact that it is easy to overlook many of the gains from an improved transportation […]