Missouri Energy Forum: Natural Gas and Oil Infrastructure in Missouri

By Mark Rhoads When we talk about infrastructure, we immediately think about roads, bridges and other transportation-related improvements.  Infrastructure can also apply to energy related-issues including transmission of natural gas and oil. Did you know that our state is home to twelve major natural gas transmission pipelines that touch 50% of our counties?  Our state… Read More Missouri Energy Forum: Natural Gas and Oil Infrastructure in Missouri

Greitens signs steel mill bill passed in May special session

Gov. Eric Greitens has signed into law a bill allowing utility regulators to approve lower electricity rates for industrial companies using large amounts of energy. The law is intended to entice a steel-works facility and aluminum smelter to open in Southeast Missouri. But the special electricity rates also could be sought by other new or… Read More Greitens signs steel mill bill passed in May special session

Manufacturers support President Trump’s approach to smarter regulation

The National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Center for Legal Action filed a brief in the Public Citizen v. Trump lawsuit in support of the administration’s executive order on regulations. Below is a statement from NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly regarding the lawsuit: “This lawsuit against the Trump administration is baseless and… Read More Manufacturers support President Trump’s approach to smarter regulation

Trump officials to unveil plan this week trimming factory regulations

Reuters reports that “the Trump administration intends to unveil a plan this week to trim regulations it believes constrain U.S. manufacturing growth, potentially affecting environmental permits, worker safety and labor rules.” CNBC adds, “The U.S. Commerce Department’s regulations ‘hit list’ recommendations follow more than three months of study and consultation with industry on ways to streamline… Read More Trump officials to unveil plan this week trimming factory regulations