August 1, 2016

FERC Clears Way for Next Stage of Rover Pipeline Approval

Release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement Greenlights Next Steps for Critical Regional Energy Infrastructure On Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Rover Pipeline, the next step in the process of the federal review process. FERC concluded that construction and operation of the Rover Pipeline […]

June 24, 2016

LiUNA Announces Campaign in Support of Natural Gas

In yet another show of the widespread support for natural gas development, the Laborers’ International Union of North America recently announced “Clean Power Progress,” a campaign that underscores the importance of natural gas as an important bridge fuel in meeting the Clean Power Plan goals. These federal standards mandate a shift away from traditional energy […]

June 16, 2016

Senate Hearing Underscores Disagreement Among Environmental Groups

The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee recently held a hearing examining oil and gas pipeline infrastructure and the many economic and environmental considerations related to our nation’s energy network. The hearing featured testimony from experts in the energy, manufacturing, and construction industries, including Andrew Black, President of the Association of Oil Pipe Lines, […]

March 28, 2016

Rover Pipeline Draws Wide Support at FERC Community Meetings

Supporters across the region testified in favor of natural gas pipeline infrastructure development during a string of public comment meetings held regarding FERC’s draft environmental impact statement for the Rover Pipeline.  Supporters of the project spoke out last week in Fayette and Hamler, Ohio as well as in Chelsea, Michigan. Jon Rosenberger, a member of […]

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 […]