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Member Perspective: Jason Hanna

Member Perspective: Jason Hanna

Posted Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator:  Jason Hanna CHMM, Senior Associate/Vice President, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. What are the benefits and opportunities around brownfield redevelopment in our region? Ten years ago, we were a nation dependent on securing foreign sources of fuel such as natural gas. The natural gas that heats our homes and fuels our manufacturing industries […]

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Member Perspective: Craig E. White

Member Perspective: Craig E. White

Posted Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator:  Craig E. White, President & CEO, Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) @MyPGW What economic trends or issues will create opportunities for our region’s energy industry in 2017? It’s a brand new year with a new President in the White House. We don’t know all of the incoming administration’s priorities, but it’s safe to say that […]

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Chambers of Commerce, Statewide Building Trades Release Joint Nuclear Industry Economic Report

Chambers of Commerce, Statewide Building Trades Release Joint Nuclear Industry Economic Report

Posted Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 | 0 comments

This press release was originally published by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Statewide Building Trades Council announced today the release of a report, “Pennsylvania Nuclear Power Plants’ Contribution […]

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Regional Activity in Energy this November

Regional Activity in Energy this November

Posted Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 | 0 comments

At the Chamber’s recent Fueling a Downstream Economy program on November 1, attendees heard from keynote speaker, Denise Brinley, Special Assistant to the Secretary, Strategic Initiatives, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development as she shared updates on economic development activity within the Commonwealth related to natural gas development. Her presentation made clear that the announcement by […]

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Philadelphia seen as the next global energy hub

Philadelphia seen as the next global energy hub

Posted Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING The Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team aims to seize manufacturing opportunities related to the development of area natural gas reserves. One job from my youth was working on my brother-in-law’s Lebanon County dairy farm. The least attractive farm job is stone-picking, which is worse than […]

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What a Tax Overhaul Means for the Business Community

What a Tax Overhaul Means for the Business Community

Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016 | 0 comments

Last month, the Chamber was pleased to host a roundtable with U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. to discuss the prospects of a comprehensive tax overhaul in a new Congress and Administration next year. Senator Casey serves on the Senate Committee on Finance which is responsible for taxation and revenue to the United States government. […]

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Select to Champion Greater Philadelphia in Germany

Select to Champion Greater Philadelphia in Germany

Posted Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 | 0 comments

The Chamber’s Select Greater Philadelphia Council (Select) has partnered with the City of Philadelphia to arrange an 18-person visit to Germany from September 24-30 in an effort to develop and reinforce a robust trade relationship, an exchange of best practices in workforce development and to nurture business development and attraction opportunities with this European country. The […]

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[Testimony] Rob Wonderling on Energy Development as Regional Economic Driver

[Testimony] Rob Wonderling on Energy Development as Regional Economic Driver

Posted Friday, August 19th, 2016 | 0 comments

On Tuesday, August 16, Rob Wonderling, President & CEO of The Chamber of Commerce, presented testimony before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in support of developing the PennEast Pipeline as a key economic driver for the region. The FERC is collecting public comments at six sessions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey on its draft environmental-impact […]

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