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Major Win for $3.5B Mountain Valley Pipeline; 2600 Pipeline Construction Jobs Anticipated

  • 5 days ago
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As reported by Energywire, The Biden administration has agreed to advance the controversial Mountain Valley pipeline project as part of a broader permitting reform plan in Congress, a spokesperson for Energy and Natural Resources Chair Joe Manchin said earlier this month. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Joe Biden all agreed to pursue permitting reform legislation this year so that Resources Chair Manchin would support a budget reconciliation packag...

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Biden's Gulf of Mexico Wind Farms Could Create 17,500 New Jobs

  • 1 week ago
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As reported by ABC 7 Amarillo, The Gulf of Mexico’s first offshore wind farms will be developed off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana, the Biden administration announced last week. One of the new wind projects announced will be developed 24 nautical miles off the coast of Galveston, covering a total of 546,645 acres. It has the potential to power 2.3 million homes, according to the U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. The second project will be developed near Port Art...

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Construction to Resume in August on Corpus Christi Plant, 2400 Jobs

  • 1 week ago
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According to a release on their website last week, Corpus Christi Polymers announced it would resume construction in August on it's Corpus Christi plant. The plant was purchased for $1.1B, and would be the largest of it's kind in the world. "With the full support of the joint venture partners, we look forward to building a world-class organization and state-of-the-art asset," Corpus Christi Polymers’ chief executive, Russell Wilson, said in the news release. From a jobs standpoint, the projec...

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Pipeline Project Kick-off will Create 100's of Jobs this Summer

  • 2 weeks ago
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As reported by My East Kooteny Now, work is getting ready to start on a 31km natural gas pipeline that will go from Alberta and into Idaho. Cole Thomson, community relations manager for TC Energy says many workers are coming into the area Elk Valley area of British Columbia with even more expected over the next few years. "For this year we are expecting around 520 workers to be coming into the area or being hired locally to support construction," Thomson said. The pipeline project is expected...

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4,000 Jobs Coming to Kansas via $4B Panasonic Battery Plant

  • 3 weeks ago
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As reported by the Financial Times, Panasonic intends on building a $4B battery site in Kansas creating 1000's of new jobs. Based on an announcement from Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, the deal with Panasonic represents the largest economic development project in the state’s 161-year history. The planned project is expected to create up to 4,000 new jobs and the development will have ripple effects throughout the regional and state economy, supporting an estimated 4,000 additional jobs created b...

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