July 21, 2021 | Blog

Facts and Nonpartisanship Must Drive Pipeline Infrastructure Approval

Bloomberg Law recently published an op-ed by GAIN strategic adviser Col. Tom Magness arguing that facts should drive pipeline approval and noting the unfair criticism targeting the Army Corps of Engineers who are simply following the process. The piece highlights the Corps’ recent differing actions on the Line 3 and Line 5 projects, and highlights […]

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July 16, 2021 | Blog

Army Corps nominee pledges not to politicize DAPL environmental review

The Hill recently highlighted questions Michael Connor, President Biden’s nominee for assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, received during a hearing this week regarding the Corps’ review of the Dakota Access Pipeline and concerns of politicization. The Biden nominee pledged to ensure that the environmental review will not be politicized, and will focus […]

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July 14, 2021 | Blog

Removing the partisan pipeline lens

The Bismarck Tribune this past week featured an op-ed by GAIN spokesman Craig Stevens focusing on a recent poll that highlighted strong bipartisan support for American energy and pipeline development. Oil and gas pipelines have unfortunately become political footballs that are tossed about in the wake of loud minority opinions that don’t accurately reflect how […]

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July 12, 2021 | Blog

Violent pipeline protests becoming all too common

Duluth News Tribune featured an op-ed by James “Spider” Marks this past week focusing on violent and unlawful pipeline protests that have become far too frequent in recent years. Protesters have shown they are willing to destroy property, damage the environment, and put the safety and wellbeing of workers, law enforcement, and innocent bystanders at […]

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June 29, 2021 | Press Releases

GAIN Applauds SCOTUS PennEast Ruling

In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court today reversed a lower court’s ruling blocking developers of the PennEast natural gas pipeline from seizing New Jersey-owned land – a key step forward in the completion of the 116-mile conduit connecting Pennsylvania with New Jersey. The high court determined the Natural Gas Act authorizes private companies […]

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