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2013-03-29 16:20:26

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In callous and dismissive comments to the Progressive Change Campaign Committee Thursday, Massachusetts Congressman Ed Markey highlighted his ignorance of a key driver of the U.S. economy - the construction industry - and showed his disregard and disrespect for workers in the sector, who are trying to put food on their tables for themselves and their families. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) Congressman...

2013-03-05 12:23:24

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oil and Natural Gas Industry Labor-Management Committee (ONGIL-MC) welcomes the release of the State Department's Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) on the Keystone XL Pipeline. The DSEIS, released on March 1, 2013, reaffirms the significant economic impact approval of the pipeline will bring to American workers and communities, as well as the safety measures agreed to by the pipeline's builder, TransCanada, that will ensure...

2013-03-01 16:22:37

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of State's release of a draft Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "Finally, 1,625 days after TransCanada first applied for a presidential permit to build the Keystone XL Pipeline, it seems like...

2013-02-21 16:22:05

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business leaders with the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) opposed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline as financially unfeasible and damaging to the economy. While fossil fuel industry leaders and some of their down stream user companies defend the pipeline, ASBC business leaders are emphasizing their support for a clean energy economy, calling on President Obama to reject the pipeline. In a letter to President Obama the...

2013-02-13 16:22:44

President Obama Delivers State of the Union Address, Focuses On Infrastructure Investment and Manufacturing Jobs WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following President Barack Obama's State of the Union address last night, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement: "Last night, President Obama used his State of the Union address to express the need to create jobs and grow our economy. I couldn't agree more. And...

2013-01-22 16:22:22

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement in response to Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman's approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline through his state: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "Governor Dave Heineman's decision today to allow the Keystone XL Pipeline to be routed through Nebraska brings the country one step closer to economic growth and energy...

2013-01-08 16:21:32

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sean McGarvey, Chairman of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Labor-Management Committee (ONGIL-MC), today urged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to approve the Presidential Permit necessary to move forward construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. "The Keystone XL Pipeline has the potential to meet the stated goals of the Administration by providing energy security for our nation as well as economic security for...

2012-11-21 12:21:26

"Not Just a Pipeline - It's a Lifeline" WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - today called on President Obama to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline and put Americans back to work. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO ) "This will be the safest pipeline ever built and its route has been revised to reflect environmental concerns," LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan said. "Further...

2012-11-19 20:21:18

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As debate resurfaces over the Keystone XL Pipeline, the United Association of Plumbers and Pipe Fitters ("UA")* urges broad public support for this project as an essential source of safe energy and critically needed U.S. jobs. As a member of the Blue-Green Alliance, a coalition of environmental groups and labor unions, the UA is committed to environmentally sound energy solutions. Not only is Keystone designed to exceed the highest...

2012-11-15 12:28:47

The Following Statement was released today by Sean McGarvey, President - Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO: WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seemingly lost in the post-Election analysis is the indisputable fact that a strong majority of American voters listed the economy and jobs as the most important issues that influenced their vote. In fact, according to Election Day exit polling, 6 out of every 10 voters ranked the economy as the top issue, far...