The U.S. Senate has approved two Republicans nominated by President Donald Trump to serve on FERC, which oversees the nation’s power grid and natural gas pipelines. The unanimous vote yesterday restores a voting quorum that will now allow American energy companies the ability to move forward with projects that will create ...
August 4, 2017John Flores
by Mark Longo, Director of the Engineers Labor-Employer Cooperative (ELEC) New Jersey recently made strides toward improving our infrastructure by securing a long-term source of dedicated revenue for the Transportation Trust Fund. It’s an achievement many didn’t think was possible. The ELEC 825 led-campaign to replenish the trust fund is a critical victory ...
June 19, 2017John Flores
The regional operator of the power grid has approved more than $1.5 billion in new electric transmission projects, but the bulk of the spending will occur in upgrades in the franchise territory of Public Service Electric & Gas. The authorizations include several large and midsize projects that address reliability issues in ...
February 17, 2017John Flores
Every time you turn on a light, charge your phone, or fill up your car, you are tapping into an energy infrastructure that took decades to build. But do you know where the energy is coming from? Do you know where the electricity to run your refrigerator and television come ...
October 21, 2015John Flores
A group of businesses, trade associations, labor unions, and individuals have stepped up to show their support for the Pilgrim Pipeline. The coalition includes: IUOE Local 825 ELEC New York State Pipe Trades Association Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey NJ B&CTC UTCA Pipefitters Local Union 24 NJ Teamsters Local 560 Laborers 472 Local John A. Felice, Bergen County Freeholder The Pilgrim ...
October 19, 2015John Flores