• Pipeline Advocates Gird for Battle

    Consumer Energy Alliance’s David Holt was interviewed on the importance of expanding natural gas infrastructure in New England. The Consumer Energy Alliance, an amalgam of industrial interests and individuals who support increased energy distribution, recently released a report saying a failure to allow expansion of gas pipelines would jeopardize almost a third of the United […]

  • CEA Launches “Power On New England” Campaign

    Movement aims to educate families and small businesses about the necessity of natural gas to keeping the lights on and homes warm in New England

    BOSTON — Following recent reports that it’s getting harder for New England utilities to warm consumers and power energy-intensive industries during frigid days when demand spikes, a consumer group today launched a campaign to inform families and businesses about what it’ll take to avoid being left in the dark: more natural gas. The “Power On” […]

  • CEA Applauds PA Approving Mariner East 2 Pipeline Permits

    PITTSBURGH – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) Mid-Atlantic Executive Director Mike Butler today released the following statement after the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection granted the final two permits needed to build the Mariner East 2 pipeline project: “We applaud the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) approval of the remaining permits needed to begin construction on […]

  • Consumer Energy Alliance Applauds Trump Administration Pipeline Decisions

    Trump Issues Executive Orders on Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) today commended President Donald Trump for signing a pair of Executive Orders that will allow the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines to move forward, both of which will safely deliver the resources U.S. families and businesses need to drive down costs. In the case […]

  • Trump Executive Orders May Revive Dakota Access, Keystone XL Projects

    CEA’s David Holt was quoted discussing the importance of pipeline infrastructure in decreasing energy costs for families. “Everyone—families, farmers, manufacturers, distributors, and small businesses—will benefit from the decision to green-light a pair of pipelines that will help cash-strapped families lower costs, especially the tens of millions living on a fixed income or below the poverty […]

  • Pipeline Buildout a Must for PA. Agriculture

    CEA’s Michael Butler discusses the importance of pipelines to Pennsylvania’s farmers. Some energy costs are easy to point out, like the diesel fuel needed to run tractors, combines and other implements. Others are not, like the expenses incurred for farmers who use irrigation systems, which run the pumps that move water into fields. This, the EIA notes, […]

  • New CEA Report Warns: No Shale Gas Pipelines, No Electricity

    CEA’s most recent pipeline infrastructure report was featured in Marcellus Drilling News. Earlier this week the Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) released a disturbing report on the U.S. oil and gas pipeline network and its relationship to our growing domestic energy needs. Read more – Marcellus Drilling News

  • CEA Report Says Pipeline Rejections, Generation Changes Would Put Nation at Risk

    David Holt, President of CEA was interviewed about the impacts of pipelines on utility costs for families and small businesses. “I don’t believe that most of the protesters out there realize the implications of what they’re suggesting,” so CEA produced the report “to bring a little reality to the conversation” and show those implications and […]

  • Without More Pipelines, Scary Economic Scenarios Become Real

    CEA’s David Holt was featured in Real Clear Energy discussing how pipelines contribute to ensuring financial stability for families. Energy costs are “affordable” up until a certain point. That tipping point, experts agree, is when costs exceed 6 percent of a household’s income. Despite the occasional moans and groans when paying the utility bill, like […]

  • CEA Launches Pipelines Campaign

    Midwest Executive Director Chris Ventura discussed the importance of pipelines to farmers and manufacturers. For far too long, constraints on pipeline capacity have prevented consumers, manufacturers and farmers in the Midwest from being able to fully realize the benefits of American energy production, and the only way to reverse course is through the development and […]