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Statement: Response to DEP Halting Mariner East 2 Work

January 3, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Wednesday suspended construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline, meaning Sunoco must cease all activity on the statewide project except for maintenance of erosion controls and limited maintenance of horizontal directional drilling equipment. Every stakeholder involved in this process — the laborers building the pipeline, businesses and […]


Pipeline Infrastructure Key to Deliver Home Heat in Frigid Temperatures

January 2, 2018

With temperatures hovering in the teens across Pennsylvania, the greeting “Happy New Year” is being shared through gritted teeth. This is the time of year when home energy delivery is most important; however a New York gas delivery service has asked customers to voluntarily “turn their thermostats back by 5 degrees” due to gas delivery […]


Diverse Infrastructure Helps Pennsylvania

December 27, 2017

As Pennsylvania continues to grow and expand our natural gas infrastructure, we need to ensure that we aren’t simply sending it away. We should do everything we can to make sure that the benefits of Pennsylvania’s natural gas are going to Pennsylvania’s citizens – and expanding our infrastructure is just the way to do that. […]


Atlantic Coast Sunrise Donates “Mountain” to Toys 4 Tots

December 25, 2017

It’s common to see a collection bin for charities around the holidays. We want to make sure that every child wakes up Christmas morning with a grin on their face and a toy in their hands. Usually the bins fill up with toys, maybe even overflowing. In one instance though, a collection bin turned into […]


Statement: PUC Lifts Injunction for ME2 to Progress in West Goshen

December 21, 2017

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission today lifted an injunction against work on Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 project in West Goshen Township, allowing the company to resume construction on this portion of the project. Work originally was halted in July after disagreements over installation of a valve station along the pipeline route in the Chester County […]


Statement: Keep Pipeline Projects Moving

December 20, 2017

Even though study after study shows that pipelines are the safest, most efficient way to transport energy resources, a small group of southeastern Pennsylvania legislators and pipeline opponents continue to try to halt pipeline drilling and construction activities. There’s nothing pretty about large construction projects, whether you’re building a highway or developing a pipeline like […]


Pennsylvania Energy Helps Pennsylvania Business

December 20, 2017

Pennsylvania’s current infrastructure positions it well for business and global trade. With access to most major markets in America, ports that reach the Gulf of Mexico, Great Lakes, and Atlantic Ocean, and six international airports, Pennsylvania generates $724-billion in gross domestic product, making it the 19th largest economy in the world. This economic position only […]


Sunoco Helps Train Hundreds of First Responders

December 19, 2017

Safety is at a premium during the construction of natural gas pipelines – always the first question asked, always a priority when planning infrastructure construction. Part of the planning for safety includes specialized safety training for first responders. The Sunoco Pipeline company “recently completed the Mariner Emergency Responder Outreach (MERO) program for the Mariner East […]