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Commonwealth Court Rules In Favor Of Sunoco Pipeline, ME2

February 20, 2018

Despite the fact that the Mariner East 2 project has gone through a rigorous regulatory process over the past half-decade, opposition groups continue to use the court system to fling every challenge they can imagine, just hoping that something sticks. Without fail, the project has continued to move forward, with a continued emphasis on safe […]


STATEMENT: Court Upholds ME2 – Again!

February 20, 2018

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Tuesday ruled that West Goshen Township “lacked the authority to zone out a public utility service and facility” regulated by the state Public Utility Commission. The state judges upheld a Chester County judge’s denial of a petition by Mariner East 2 opponents who claimed that the pipeline project violated the township’s […]


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 […]