Developing a Hydrogen Hub

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10 – Leaders representing industry, labor and environmental organizations testified before the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee Wednesday to explain the benefits and obstacles of developing a hydrogen hub in the state and why this region is an ideal location for its development. The hearing was hosted by state Rep. Nick Pisciottano (D-Allegheny) at Operating Engineers 66 in Pittsburgh from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.. It featured testimony from parties on both sides of the issue.  

Host + Testifiers

  • Hosts: Reps. Nick Pisciottano (D-Allegheny) and Ryan Bizzarro (D-Erie)
  • Testifiers:
    • Matt Smith, President, Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce
    • Michael Ducker, Senior VP/Head of Hydrogen Infrastructure, Mitsubishi Power
    • Christopher J. Masciantonio, Director, Government Affairs and Public Policy United States Steel Corporation
    • Darrin Kelly, President, Allegheny/Fayette Central Labor Council
    • Rob Altenberg, Senior Director Energy/Climate, Penn Future
    • Katie Blume, Political Director, Conservation Voters of PA
    • Joanne Kilgour, Executive Director, Ohio River Valley Institute

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage