Independent Report Validates Safety Measure of Mariner East 2

January 12, 2017

WEST GOSHEN, Chester County (Jan. 12) >>> Daniel Maietta of Boilermakers Local 13 was the second person to the microphone at the West Goshen Township supervisors meeting Wednesday night. The municipality’s independent expert from the nationally-recognized firm Accufacts Inc. was presenting his findings on pipeline safety related to the Mariner East 2 project. Mariner East […]

NBC 10 Highlights the Economic Benefits of Marcus Hook Refinery and the Mariner East Projects

January 10, 2017

A recent NBC 10 Growing Greater Philadelphia segment featured Sunoco Logistics and the Mariner East projects and their importance to Pennsylvania’s economy. The feature reminds viewers that for generations, Sunoco’s Marcus Hook Refinery provided for thousands of jobs and was an engine of the Pennsylvania economy. The video also notes the economic downturn the region […]

PEIA Applauds Recent Court Ruling and Calls for Final Permitting

January 4, 2017

According to the Associated Press, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court shot down a request from disgruntled landowners targeting the Mariner East II pipeline. Undeterred from a defeat in court earlier this year, the three Cumberland County property owners attempted to bring their grievances to the state’s highest court. PEIA applauds the court’s decision not to hear […]

PEIA’s 2017 Resolution: Build the Mariner East II Project

December 29, 2016

In their 2016 Year in Review, the Delaware County Times focused heavily on the soon-to-be year that was for the Mariner East II project. According to the Times, “While the debate over the Mariner East 2 pipeline picked up momentum, so did the progress of the Mariner East 1. On March 9, the first load […]

Delaware County Times Editorial Highlights the Need for Mariner East Process to Advance

December 21, 2016

In a recent editorial, the Delaware County Times addressed the Mariner East II project and the ongoing debate surrounding the project’s construction. The piece comes only a few days following news that some Rose Valley township members expressed concerns about the project. The piece notes that Rose Valley is not the only township that has […]

Energy Information Administration Highlights Pennsylvania’s Growing Energy Industry

December 20, 2016

Recent Energy Information Administration (EIA) on domestic natural gas production data emphasizes both the importance of the growing industry to Pennsylvania’s economy, but also the need for the necessary infrastructure. According to the EIA, across the country, natural gas production continued to increase in 2015, reaching 74.1 billion cubic feet per day. This also equates […]

With New Year Approaching DEP Should Focus on Pennsylvania’s Energy Needs

December 14, 2016

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently released their “year-in-review” for 2016. As 2017 is right around the corner, PEIA hopes that the New Year will translate into a newfound focus on our state’s lacking energy infrastructure. One of DEP’s main accomplishments from 2016 was “Investing in PA’s New Energy Economy.” According to the […]

New Survey Shows Broad Support for Energy Infrastructure among Pennsylvanians

December 8, 2016

According to a survey conducted by the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association and the National Association of Manufacturers, 87 percent of Pennsylvanians believe government and private industry investment in energy infrastructure will have a positive impact on the state’s economy. The survey sampled 500 Pennsylvania registered voters in late November, including 92 percent of Republicans and 80 […]

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