A new trade organization called the Delaware Valley Marcellus Association has formed. According to the Association’s web page The Delaware Valley Marcellus Association acts as a new business conduit between gas development companies operating in the Marcellus Shale and the Philadelphia region’s rich trove of potential business partners. Founding members of the association include KPMG… Continue Reading
The story that wind farms will be constructed off the coast of Southern New Jersey appears to be heating up. In June, the Cape May County Herald, reported that Atlantic Wind Connection presented to local community leaders in Cape May County about plans to construct a 350 mile transmission system that will be able to… Continue Reading
Today’s Wall Street Journal discusses competing infrastructure spending bills making their may through the House and Senate respectively. After years of infrastructure programs laden with pork and bridges to nowhere coupled with a disastrous “stimulus bill,” which resulted in job loss instead of creation, it is important that investments in our nation’s infrastructure be both… Continue Reading
CNBC has an amazing story of the closing of Empire, NV, a town wholly owned by drywall manufacturer USG. It illustrates the broad and long ranging effects of the downturn in the construction industry. This story is also amazing for another reason: company towns still exist?