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PEIA Members Back ME2 Permit Modifications

April 30, 2018

Several Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance (PEIA) members — including Boilermakers Local 14, Laborers International (LiUNA), International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 542 and Steamfitters Local 420 — testified at a hearing before the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to urge approval of permit modifications for Mariner East 2. The modifications, which were proposed […]


Show Your Support for Mariner East

April 24, 2018

On Monday April 30th Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing on Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 pipeline. The hearing will address plans to change the construction methods on two sites in Chester County. The topic of this hearing is about a construction alteration that was submitted many months ago. The slow response […]


76ers Season Riding on Propane

April 20, 2018

Pennsylvania is filled with lots of sports fans. Between the Philadelphia Eagles winning the Super Bowl and Villanova’s second NCAA National Championship in three seasons, Philadelphia is riding high these days. Oh, and the 76ers are in the playoffs. Some might have thought that Joel Embiid’s season was done after sustaining an orbital fracture and […]


Solving for Pipeline Capacity Problems

April 20, 2018

Complications like prolonged shutdowns and unnecessary delays in pipeline construction don’t only hurt investment, but also have tangible implications on the availability of the energy required to fuel our homes and lives. Perhaps nowhere is this problem more pressing at the moment than in the Northeast of the United States. Coming out of an especially […]


Unnecessary Regulatory Delays Hurt Investments

April 19, 2018

The continued tug of war over what level of regulation and oversight is required for pipeline safety is ongoing in Pennsylvania. Some ideological advocates have shown that no level of regulation is enough for their interests while Pennsylvania needs better regulatory certainty in order for the necessary investments to be made in the state to […]


PA Homes without Heat as More Winter Weather Approaches

April 6, 2018

It may be spring, but it seems that winter isn’t done with Pennsylvania. Over the next week there are three chances of snow in the forecast for the state. With this new round of winter weather, it’s more crucial than ever that we have readily available propane to heat our houses Without building more pipeline […]


Another Attempt at Using Courts to Stop Infrastructure

March 28, 2018

A small group of pipeline opponents are once again attempting to stop pipeline construction, however their frivolous tactics continue to be futile. An appeal from six Middletown residents, trying to use a local ordinance to shut down the Mariner East 2 pipeline was rejected this week by The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. The group claims […]


Clear Example of Mariner East 2’s Benefits for PA

March 26, 2018

Pipeline infrastructure is helping to transport energy throughout Pennsylvania. Now with Mariner East 2, it’s even helping power homes across the state. The Competitive Power Venture (CPV) Fairview Energy Center is a nearly $900 million 1,050 megawatt natural gas-fueled combined-cycle electric generation facility that is currently under construction in Jackson Township in Cambria County, slated […]