PEIA Members Urge DEP to Approve Permits to Move Mariner East 2 from ‘Concept to Construction’

January 30, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Members of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance (PEIA) want the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to move swiftly and finally approve the permits needed to construct the Mariner East 2 pipeline project. The project has been in planning and review phases for more than two years, and the subject of numerous […]

Governor Tom Wolf to Holds the Key to Pennsylvania’s Future

January 27, 2017

According to recent reports from NPR’s StateImpact, Gov. Wolf indicated that he supports approval of the required state permits to build the Mariner East 2 pipeline project. The Pennsylvania DEP is currently reviewing Sunoco Logistics’ application but has given no indication when the project will be given the greenlight. The project’s future is in DEP’s hands.  […]

Steamfitters Local 420 Invests in Pipeline Safety

January 20, 2017

According to Anthony Gallagher, Business Manager for Steamfitters Local 420, they “spend about $3 million a year on training.” During the pipeline construction process, Steamfitters Local 420 are the best trained, highly skilled pipe welders available. Check out Anthony Gallagher explaining what makes Steamfitters 420 the most qualified pipe welders based off of their training […]

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 […]