New study expands economic promise of Mariner East 2 projects

February 16, 2018

By Kurt Knaus A newly released study that reexamines the potential economic impact of the Mariner East pipeline projects shows that the value of this critical infrastructure is even greater than first anticipated, generating a onetime economic impact of nearly $9.1 billion in Pennsylvania and supporting 57,070 jobs during the entire construction period with earnings of […]

Statement: Hazard Assessment in Delaware County

February 15, 2018

Delaware County Council on Wednesday voted to move forward with a “pipeline hazardous analysis” of the Mariner East 2 project to “address the concerns and educate the general public along the pipeline routes in Delaware County,” even though study after study shows that pipelines are the safest, most efficient way to transport energy resources and […]

Work Set To Resume On ME2 Pipeline

February 8, 2018

For just over a month construction has been halted along the Mariner East 2 line. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued an administrative order to Sunoco Pipeline suspending construction activities related to DEP-permitted operations on January 3, 2018, and today that order was lifted. In a statement released this morning, the DEP that […]

PEIA Statement On ME2 Work Resuming

February 8, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Thursday gave the green light for work to resume on Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 pipeline. This project remains critically important for Pennsylvania, so DEP and the company should be commended for working quickly to resolve issues that resulted in the January shutdown. According to Econsult Solutions, projects […]

Video: Mariner II East Pipeline

February 7, 2018

Delaware County Council Tables ME2 Risk Assessment

February 1, 2018

Yesterday, the Delaware County Council voted 3-2 to table the proposed risk assessment of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline conducted by the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), The Delco Times reports. Council members Brian Zidek, Colleen Morrone, and Kevin Madden voted to table the study, with Zidek stating the he did not think that the […]

Jeff Kotula: Commentary Local energy reserves grow Pennsylvania’s economy

January 31, 2018

The Mariner East projects are helping to grow Pennsylvania’s economy while creating thousands of jobs for hard workers all across the state. Jeff Kotula, President of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Phil Ameris from the Laborers International Union of North America, recently had a piece published in The Pittsburgh Observer Reporter in which […]

Anthony Gallagher: Pipeline study rapped as waste of time

January 31, 2018

Expanding our pipeline infrastructure will generate considerable economic benefits for Pennsylvania. Mariner East 2 and the corollary infrastructure projects have been found to inject $9.1 billion into Pennsylvania alone. This development has a tremendous amount of oversight and regulatory review. In fact, Mariner East 2 received an unprecedented amount of regulatory review before receiving the […]

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