June 13, 2019 | Press Releases

GAIN Statement on Oil Tanker Attacks

Good morning – Earlier today two oil tankers were reportedly attacked near the entrance to the Persian Gulf. If reports are true, this is a deplorable act of violence that further demonstrates the need for continued U.S. energy development. Following is a statement from the GAIN Coalition that you can source to me, Craig Stevens, […]

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June 7, 2019 | Press Releases

GAIN Coalition Supports Improvements to Potable Water Lines

Yesterday, EPA Administrator Wheeler sent a proposed update to the Lead and Copper Rule, which governs lead in drinking water, to the White House for review. The Trump Administration has made updating the policy a key priority for the EPA. Administrator Wheeler has proposed all lead lines to be mapped, monitored, and ultimately replaced over a […]

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June 7, 2019 | Press Releases

GAIN Coalition Statement on Keystone XL Ruling

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday the Keystone XL Pipeline can proceed with construction, overturning a lower court’s ruling that had put the project on hold. This decision comes after President Trump recently issued a Presidential permit for the pipeline project, which will connect Albertan oil fields to refiners along the Gulf […]

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June 5, 2019 | News, Press Releases

GAIN Coalition Supports Proposed Federal Legislation to Protect Pipelines

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) called on Congress to expand federal legislation to protect pipelines. Current law allows for fines and prison time for “damaging or destroying” pipelines currently in operation. Under the proposal, the law would be expanded to include “vandalism, tampering with, or […]

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May 31, 2019 | Press Releases

GAIN Statement on Michigan AG’s Comments on Line 5

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said yesterday she will move in June to shut down Line 5, a major oil pipeline running under the Straits of Mackinac, if Governor Gretchen Whitmer cannot reach a resolution with operator Enbridge regarding future operations of the pipeline. Nessel claimed the state is in “great peril” the longer the […]

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