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Media Mentions

Media Mentions

The Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (Aii) is frequently quoted and cited by leading publications ranging from journalism to academic scholarship. Aii is making an impact by studying, analyzing, and educating on critical public policy issues.

Check out some of the national outlets mentioning our work.


RealClearPolitics: The Fuel Tax Must Be Retired (3.3.2020)

Transportation Fairness Alliance: The Revenue Failure of the Highway Trust Fund (2.28.2020)

RealClearEnergy: The Revenue Failure of the Highway Trust Fund (2.25.2020)

SmartBrief: Opinion: EVs require innovation in highway taxes, fees (2.13.2020)

Transportation Fairness Alliance: The Hill: As transportation evolves (2.12.2020)




POLITICO Pro: PR war ramps up on Chinese buses and railcars (10.4.2019)

The Tribune Democrat: Power booster: $700M plant ‘has really helped the economy here’ (7.30.2019)

C-Span: Brigham McCown on Oil Pipeline Safety and Energy Infrastructure (4.26.2019)

InsideSources: Are the Odds of an Infrastructure Bill Better After the SOTU? (2.7.2019)

The Fiscal Times: Why Trump’s Infrastructure Push May Already Be Doomed (2.5.2019)

Marketplace: Will Trump’s State of the Union address reset the debate on infrastructure? (2.5.2019)

American Infrastructure Renewal: What others have to say about infrastructure renewal (2.2.2019)

TEXTBOOK: Exploration and Production of Oceanic Natural Gas Hydrate: Critical Factors for Commercialization (2nd ed. 2019 Edition)

RealClearPolicy: Repeal the Law That is Sinking US Maritime Industry (1.10.2019)



Midland Reporter-Telegram: Permian Basin could see more infrastructure funds (12.10.2018)

Houston Chronicle: Permian Basin could see more infrastructure funds (12.10.2018)

Thesis (Radboud University): The European Union on the crossroads: the dilemma between national policy goals and… (10.30.2018)

WITF: Sunoco’s incidents, fines and shutdowns fuel residents’ safety concerns (9.26.2018)

90.5 WESA: Mariner East 2: Sunoco’s Incidents, Fines And Shutdowns Fuel Residents’ Safety Concerns (9.26.2018)

Daily Caller: Did Massachusetts’ Decrepit Pipelines Contribute To Gas Explosion? (9.18.2018)

90.9 WBUR: Officials, Politicians, Law Enforcement And Environmental Experts React To Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions (9.14.2018)

Daily Local News: Pipeline risk assessment discussed (8.29.2018)

AFPM: Podcast: Brigham McCown, Founder and Chairman of the Alliance For Innovation and Infrastructure (7.26.2018)

AFPM: Flash Point with Ryan Mills: Brigham McCown (7.23.2018)

NARUC Policy Summit: Joint Meeting with the Innovation Task Force (7.17.2018)

Bloomberg BNA: Looming Cybersecurity Battle: Who Protects U.S. Pipelines? (6.22.2018)

Eyes on the Road Podcast: Guest: Warren Hoemann, Industry Expert (6.19.2018)

George Mason University Energy Symposium: Key Role for U.S. in Bolstering EU Energy Infrastructure (4.26.2018)

Richmond Journal of Law & Technology: Charging Forward with NERC: An International Approach to Solving North America’s Grid Problem (3.2018)

The Maritime Executive: The Automation of Arctic oil (2.17.2018)

Cryopolitics: The automation of Arctic oil: good for companies, hard for communities (2.14.2018)

FOX Business: How will private companies benefit from infrastructure investments? (2.13.2018)

Crain: Trump infrastructure package leaves Gateway tunnel project dead in the water, experts say (2.12.2018)



The HillMissing train safety deadlines gambles with riders’ lives (12.20.2017)

DailyEnergyInsider: American needs smart grid investment pronto, stakeholders say at NARUC event (11.16.2017)

CNN Money: The Jones Act has been hurting Puerto Rico for decades (9.28.2017)

Morning Call: Brigham McCown: Federal agency should provide greater oversight of gas pipeline safety (8.24.2017)

InsideSources: PHMSA Should Play a More Active Role in Protecting Natural Gas Pipelines (8.23.2017)

Infrastructure USA: Guest on The Infra Blog: Brigham McCown, Chairman and Founder, Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (Aii) (8.10.2017)

Forbes: Baseload Power Will Keep The Lights On (7.27.2017)

Bloomberg: Washington Outsiders Learn Hard Way That Swamp Is Alive And Well (7.21.2017)

DailyEnergyInsider: Utilities, regulators should jointly improve nation’s electric grid, Aii says (7.17.2017)

Electric Energy Online: Aii Calls for Innovation in Electric Grid Infrastructure (7.13.2017)

Daily Caller: We need to look beyond coal, upgrade our electric grid (7.12.2017)

BNN Bloomberg: Rewiring The Grid For Green Energy Is ‘Not Gonna Be Cheap,’ Study Finds (7.12.2017)

Gedeon GRC Consulting: Rewiring The Grid For Green Energy Is ‘Not Gonna Be Cheap,’ Study Finds (7.11.2017))

YPP USA: 2017 YPP USA Symposium: Speakers (6.7.2017)

Denver Post: Firestone explosion an unfortunate reminder excavation laws need updating (5.25.2017)

Forbes: Is The Arctic Ocean Awash With Economic Hope Or Ecological Risks? (5.1.2017)

Drone Radio Show: Drone and our national infrastructure (4.25.2017)

RealClearEnergy: Arctic drilling ban is antithesis of respecting market forces (3.28.2017)

Hellenic Shipping News: Is global shipping threatened by protectionism? (3.12.2017)

Forbes: To Spark Growth, Focus On The Next Generation Of Broadband (3.1.2017)

Midstream Business: NAPE: Industry losing battle for public’s hearts, minds (2.21.2017)

E&P Magazine: NAPE: Industry losing battle for public’s hearts, minds (2.21.2017)

The Arctic Sounder: National infrastructure group takes interest in Arctic projects (2.17.2017)

The Hill: Next generation of U.S. Arctic infrastructure investment awaiting action from President Trump (2.17.2017)

Penn Energy: Study examines ban on development offshore the Arctic (2.13.2017)

The Maritime Executive: Four projects critical to the U.S. Arctic (2.13.2017)

Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine: Study examines ban on development offshore the Arctic (2.13.2017)

POLITICO Pro: Report: Drilling could fuel Arctic Infrastructure Boom (2.13.2017)

E&E News: Infrastructure group urges Trump to reverse drilling ban (2.13.2017)

The Maritime Executive: Chao Confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Transportation (1.31.2017)

The Detroit News: Michigan could benefit in Trump infrastructure order (1.25.2017)

Dallas Morning News: Conflicting reports: Do Trump’s infrastructure priorities include two Texas projects? (1.25.2017)

Crain: M-1 Rail, Gordie Howe Bridge on reported list of Trump administration priorities (1.24.2017)

KMOX-St. Louis: Lambert renovations on alleged Trump infrastructure list, that’s news to Lambert (1.24.2017)

NY Daily News: President Trump, Senate Dems unveil infrastructure plans that include billions for Second Ave. subway and other N.Y. projects (1.24.2017)

DeSmog: Battle Against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Threatens to Become the Standing Rock of Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin (1.17.2017)



Journal of International Relations: Linking Foreign Policy and Energy Security: An Asset or a Liability for Turkey? (2016)

Infrastructure Solutions Group: Questions and Doubts About Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (12.21.2016)

Associated Press: Trump’s commitment to infrastructure vow is being questioned (12.20.2016)

CBS News: Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan showing signs of decay (12.20.2016)

Associated Press: Will Trump live up to his infrastructure promises? (12.20.2016)

NOLA: Is Donald Trump backing away from his infrastructure promises? (12.20.2016)

POLITICO: Bridge to Nowhere? (12.20.2016)

Ironton Tribune: Ironton native named to aid Trump on Transportation landing team (12.8.2016)

The Herald-Dispatch: Ironton native named to Trump transition team (12.7.2016)

POLITICO: President-Elect Trump names Aii Chairman Brigham McCown USDOT landing team (12.6.2016)

FOX NEWS: (Video) How Trump Plans to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure (12.1.2016)

Roll Call: Are You on the List? HOH’s List of Holiday Parties (11.28.2016)

Ironton Tribune: Veterans recognized at OUS lecture series (11.11.2016)

Reuters: Colonial gas pipeline may reopen Saturday after Alabama explosion (11.2.2016)

NPR: Colonial Pipeline will remain shut this week after explosion (11.2.2016)

Quad-City Times: Guest View: Nuke are good for Illinois (10.24.2016)

WKXW: New Jersey: Are New Jersey transit engineers properly trained? We tried asking … (10.6.2016)

CBS News: Officials: Data recorder recovered from Hoboken train not functioning (10.2.2016)

CBS News: Hoboken train crash investigation slowed by damage at New Jersey station (10.1.2016)

AL: Latest Alabama pipeline leak marks Colonial’s fifth in the state this year (9.27.2016)

The Birmingham News: EPA says it is ‘not known’ how long Alabama pipeline leaked gas prior to discovery of break (9.24.2016)

The Hill: Tribes open new front in fight over pipelines (9.18.2016)

The Hill: The evolving electricity sector and the case for reform (9.14.2016)

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Agencies Order Dakota Access Pipeline Work Halted After Judge Rules It Can Proceed (9.9.2016)

The Buffalo News: Let’s consider all options when replacing water pipes (8.24.2016)

The Daily Caller: Driverless vehicles are here, but policymakers are late to respond (8.26.2016)

FamousDC: Kevin Gluba is the new executive director of the Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (7.29.2016)

Quad City Times: Davenport Native Kevin Gluba, Hired as Aii Executive Director (7.23.2016)

POLITICO: Aii hires former Department of Commerce official as executive director (7.22.2016)

Forbes: Keeping Up With The Jones Act: Inconsistent Trade Policy Hinders Economic Growth (1.19.2016)



E&E News: Md. oil train disclosure case nudges rail industry toward transparency (9.08.2015)

The Hill: Sensible rail safety improvements are right around the bend (8.10.2015)

OurEnergyPolicy: Back on Track: Bringing Rail Safety to the 21st Century (8.10.2015)

InsideSources: Report Urges Technology Upgrades to Boost Rail Safety (8.9.2015)

Houston Chronicle: To boost the safety of  oil by rail, focus on the tracks, paper argues (8.06.2015)

ABC News: Aii Chairman, Brigham McCown talks rail safety (7.10.15)

Infrastructure Week: RebuildRenew – Infrastructure Week (5.11.2015)

LA Times: North Dakota town evacuated after latest oil train car explosion (5.6.2015)

Equipment World: Bipartisan highway bill would tie federal gas tax to inflation, create transportation commission (4.20.2015)

National Journal: feature with Executive Director, Shane Skelton (4.18.2015)

Roll Call: Exit Interview: Shane Skelton, Executive Director, Aii (3.31.2015)

POLITICO: Hill Staffer joins non-profit as Executive Director (3.23.2015)

Telegraph Herald: Derailment trend on track toward disaster? (3.15.2015) 

The New York Times: A Third Blast on Oil Trains Stirs Scrutiny (3.6.2015)

Bloomberg: Oil-Train Fireball Seen Adding Pressure for U.S. Safety Rule (2.17.2015)

Fuel Fix: West Virginia train derailment puts focus on rail safety (2.17.2015)

The Los Angeles Times: Fiery West Virginia oil train derailment raises more safety questions (2.4.2015)

NPR: Feds look toward regulating local gas gathering lines (1.5.2015)

Pittsburgh Tribune: Former pipeline safety chief: Better rules needed on gas gathering lines (1.3.2015)



WNEM: FERC holds public comment meeting regarding proposed pipeline (12.10.14)

InsideSources: Cutting through the Noise: New Organization Aims to Find Sensible Policy Solutions (10.24.2014)

PR Newswire: New Educational Non-Profit to Tackle Nation’s Infrastructure Woes (10.21.14)