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Pennsylvania receives $27.4M mine reclamation grant

The U.S. Department of the Interior recently awarded Pennsylvania a $27.4 million grant through the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation…

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Representatives request OSHA hear formal input on COVID standards

U.S. Reps. Fred Keller (R-PA) and Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Education and Labor Committee ranking member and Republican leader, recently sent…

3 days ago

Rep. Joyce joins discussion on nation’s supply chains

U.S. Rep. John Joyce (R-PA) recently joined Congressional leaders, President Joe Biden, and Vice President Kamala Harris in a discussion…

6 days ago

Agency bans fracking in Delaware River Basin

A multi-state and federal government agency permanently banned natural gas drilling in the watershed that leads to the Delaware River…

7 days ago

Rep. Balderson calls report stating decline of oil, gas industry “misleading”

U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH) criticized a recent report from the think tank Ohio River Valley Institute that said 22…

2 weeks ago

Sen. Toomey notes harmful impact of $15/hour minimum wage following CBO report

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage would have a harmful impact on jobs…

3 weeks ago

U.S. Chamber denounces legislation supporting organized unions

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce denounced last week’s reintroduction of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, which the…

3 weeks ago

Pennsylvania lawmakers urge passage of legislation that would assist struggling businesses

Nine members of the Pennsylvania delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter last week to House leadership…

3 weeks ago

Energy groups applaud Supreme Court decision to review PennEast case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this week it will hear arguments in the PennEast Pipeline’s eminent domain case against the…

4 weeks ago

Rep. Cartwright introduces legislation that would protect miners from COVID-19 exposure

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) recently introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would create a plan to…

4 weeks ago

Energy industry terms Biden lease moratorium a blow to Pennsylvania

President Joe Biden’s moratorium on oil and gas leasing on federal lands and his order canceling the Keystone XL pipeline…

1 month ago

Federal agency authorizes construction of military vessels at Philly Shipyard

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration recently authorized the construction of two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) to…

1 month ago

American Petroleum Institute focuses on positive environmental change

The American Petroleum Institute (API), which represents all natural gas and oil industry segments, hosted its annual State of American…

2 months ago

US Labor Department announces rule to clarify employee versus independent contractor status

The U.S. Department of Labor recently clarified the standard for employee versus independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards…

2 months ago

FDA approves LyGenesis drug application

The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Pittsburgh-based biotechnology company LyGenesis’ Investigational New Drug (IND) application. The company…

2 months ago

Rep. Cartwright proud of omnibus bill’s passage

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) released a statement following the enactment of the federal omnibus government funding bill. “In this…

2 months ago

PA Chamber applauds federal COVID relief package, inclusion of $284B for struggling businesses

PA Chamber President Gene Barr applauded Congress this week for the passage of federal COVID-19 relief legislation, which includes approximately…

2 months ago

Legislation would strengthen medical supply chains

Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would strengthen the nation’s medical supply chains and increase the production…

3 months ago

Biochemical companies receive grant to develop COVID-19 therapeutic

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded a two-year $37.6 million grant to a team of scientists…

3 months ago

Association urges Congress to extend COVID-19 relief for manufacturers

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) recently urged Congress to temporarily extend a COVID-19 tax relief provision to support manufacturers.…

3 months ago

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