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Court Confirms ME2

December 11, 2018

Today, Public Utilities Commission Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth Barnes ruled against pipeline opponents saying that of the four requirements needed to issue an ‘Interim Emergency Order’ none were met by the complaints. This is just the latest last ditch effort by opposition groups to shut down the critical infrastructure project and the decision will allow […]


Video: Local Union Leader Reiterates Local Pipeline Benefits

December 7, 2018

As the head of Steamfitters 420 Union, Anthony Gallagher has born witness to the positive impact infrastructure projects can have on local communities. Operating throughout southeastern Pennsylvania Steamfitters 420 Local has played an integral part constructing the Mariner East 2 pipeline. Gallagher highlights some of the benefits of Mariner East 2 in the latest video […]


Risk Assessment Confirmed What We Have Always Known: Pipelines Are Safe!

November 30, 2018

Results from a risk assessment pushed by pipeline opponents on the Delaware County Council have been completed and confirmed what we knew all along: pipelines like the Mariner East 2 and Adelphia pipelines are safe! As Kathleen Carey with the Delaware County Times reported today, “Delaware County Emergency Services Director Timothy Boyce submitted the G-2 […]


Statement: The Fact Is – ME1 & ME2 Are Safe

November 29, 2018

Opponents of the Mariner East projects once again are appealing to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to shutdown both the existing Mariner East 1, which has been operating safely for years, and Mariner East 2, which is expected in service before the end of the year. Opponents claim communities do not have the information they […]


First Responder Industry Expert Confirms ME2 Safety

November 29, 2018

Kevin O’Connor, retired Baltimore County fire fighter and former lead for the Governmental Affairs and Public Policy Division of the International Association of Fire Fighters, was featured in a recent Marcellus Drilling News article reminding the public of the many thousands of man hours that have gone in to ensuring that Mariner East 2 is […]


Pipeline Opponents Sing Same Ol’ Song

November 19, 2018

Pipeline opposition tactics go a little like this: When the results from a quantitative risk assessment study are not satisfactory, pipeline groups take it upon themselves to generate their own desired outcomes. Quest Consultants have made their “Canary” software publicly available, allowing opposition groups every opportunity to play with it like a video game in […]


PA PUC Letter Shines Light on Pipeline Safety

November 19, 2018

A recent letter from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has again reinforced the robust safety of pipelines in the Mariner East 2 system. Following the requests from local school superintendents in Downtington, Rose Tree, and West Chester school districts to examine the safety of a supplemental line being put in use to facilitate Mariner East […]


‘Blue Wave’ in Pennsylvania Not a Function of Pipeline Opposition

November 13, 2018

Pipeline opponents continue to wrongly conflate pipelines and their role in the political shift from red to blue in this year’s midterm elections. Phil Heron, among others, are ignoring larger pieces of the picture in attempts to use election results to create more arguments against needed pipeline development.  This is typical coming from opposition that […]