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#PhillyDelivers: Working to Bring Amazon to Greater Philadelphia

#PhillyDelivers: Working to Bring Amazon to Greater Philadelphia

Posted Thursday, October 12th, 2017 | 0 comments

When Amazon announced last month that they will create a new, second headquarters in North America (HQ2), Greater Philadelphia sprung into action to respond to their RFP. Your Chamber, led by our Select Greater Philadelphia Council team, is supporting PIDC and the City of Philadelphia Commerce Department, who are leading the process to assess the opportunity, gather […]

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Member Perspective: Nancy Mifflin

Member Perspective: Nancy Mifflin

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Nancy Mifflin, Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, American Association of Blacks in Energy, @_AABE In honor of Blacks in Energy Awareness Month, how can Philadelphia better engage minority students to expose career opportunities within the energy field? As a member of the Chamber’s Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team, AABE National and Regional leadership have been working […]

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Member Perspective: Marian De Paula

Member Perspective: Marian De Paula

Posted Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Marian De Paula, Director of External Relations, Braskem America What opportunities do you see in the next five years in Greater Philadelphia for the petrochemical industry? When I moved to Philadelphia from São Paulo four years ago to work at Braskem America, two things caught my attention. First, how well integrated and connected the […]

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Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team Reaches Milestone

Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team Reaches Milestone

Posted Thursday, April 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team (GPEAT), an initiative of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is pleased to announce that an important milestone has been reached on one of its priority projects. In early February, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection approved sedimentation and water-crossing permits for construction of the Mariner East II natural gas pipeline. Focused on the development of a […]

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Member Perspective: Jason Hanna

Member Perspective: Jason Hanna

Posted Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator:  Jason Hanna CHMM, Senior Associate/Vice President, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. What are the benefits and opportunities around brownfield redevelopment in our region? Ten years ago, we were a nation dependent on securing foreign sources of fuel such as natural gas. The natural gas that heats our homes and fuels our manufacturing industries […]

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Member Perspective: Craig E. White

Member Perspective: Craig E. White

Posted Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator:  Craig E. White, President & CEO, Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) @MyPGW What economic trends or issues will create opportunities for our region’s energy industry in 2017? It’s a brand new year with a new President in the White House. We don’t know all of the incoming administration’s priorities, but it’s safe to say that […]

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Chambers of Commerce, Statewide Building Trades Release Joint Nuclear Industry Economic Report

Chambers of Commerce, Statewide Building Trades Release Joint Nuclear Industry Economic Report

Posted Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 | 0 comments

This press release was originally published by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Statewide Building Trades Council announced today the release of a report, “Pennsylvania Nuclear Power Plants’ Contribution […]

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Regional Activity in Energy this November

Regional Activity in Energy this November

Posted Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 | 0 comments

At the Chamber’s recent Fueling a Downstream Economy program on November 1, attendees heard from keynote speaker, Denise Brinley, Special Assistant to the Secretary, Strategic Initiatives, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development as she shared updates on economic development activity within the Commonwealth related to natural gas development. Her presentation made clear that the announcement by […]

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Philadelphia seen as the next global energy hub

Philadelphia seen as the next global energy hub

Posted Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING The Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team aims to seize manufacturing opportunities related to the development of area natural gas reserves. One job from my youth was working on my brother-in-law’s Lebanon County dairy farm. The least attractive farm job is stone-picking, which is worse than […]

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What a Tax Overhaul Means for the Business Community

What a Tax Overhaul Means for the Business Community

Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016 | 0 comments

Last month, the Chamber was pleased to host a roundtable with U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. to discuss the prospects of a comprehensive tax overhaul in a new Congress and Administration next year. Senator Casey serves on the Senate Committee on Finance which is responsible for taxation and revenue to the United States government. […]

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