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EEIA Leads Multi-Stakeholder Effort to Press Senate on FERC Confirmations
July 15, 2017

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WASHINGTON - The Energy and Equipment Infrastructure Alliance (EEIA), which is leading an effort to urge the Senate to confirm nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), today delivered a letter to Senate Leadership signed by a diverse group of 25 associations and unions who want the Senate to vote as early as possible on FERC confirmations. Citing job loss, economic stagnation, and lack of progress on existing pipelines which have cleared FERC staff review and now only require a final FERC vote of approval, the groups implored Senate leaders to make confirmations a high priority.

"Every day that goes by is one more day without progress on these approved projects that will help create jobs, grow our economy and help make America stronger. We're pleased to have such strong support on our letter and our effort to get these important officials confirmed so we can get moving again on job creation and building the modern energy infrastructure our country so desperately needs," said Toby Mack, President and CEO of EEIA.

Signatories include:
Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance
American Council of Engineering Companies
American Iron and Steel Institute
American Pipeline Contractors Association
American Rental Association
American Supply Association
Associated Equipment Distributors
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Associated General Contractors of America
Distribution Contractors Association
Industrial minerals Association - North America
International Union of Operating Engineers
The INGAA Foundation, Inc.
Laborers' International Union of North America
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association
Metals Service Center Institute
NAHAD - The Association for Hose and Accessory Distribution
National Electrical Contractors Association
Natural Gas Supply Association
National Industrial Sand Association
National Utility Contractors Association
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Power and Communications Contractors Association
Plastics Pipe Institute
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry

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