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For Immediate Release
April 10, 2017

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PA Chamber Applauds FERC Approval of PennEast Pipeline Project

HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry President and CEO Gene Barr issued the following statement in regard to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s issuance of a final Environmental Impact Statement for the PennEast Pipeline project:


“We are pleased that after a thorough review the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted this key approval for the PennEast Pipeline Project. While there are additional permitting approvals needed by state and federal agencies, we are one step closer to securing the development of another vital infrastructure project that will help bring tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars of investment to this state, along with increased energy security, lower emissions and lower utility costs for all consumers.”



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