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Pipeline Opposition Show Wasteful and Redundant Use of Taxpayer Money

August 10, 2018

Another town is throwing their support behind a redundant and useless risk assessment study of Mariner East pipelines. Supervisors in West Whiteland Township voted to contribute an additional $2,000 in funding to advance the study set to be conducted by Quest Consultants. The money will be added to a growing GoFundMe campaign of $47,688 for […]


Repurposing Pipelines to Revitalize Pennsylvania’s Energy Infrastructure

August 8, 2018

Recently the idea of repurposing existing energy infrastructure has come under fire. However most of the heat the tried-and-tested practice has been receiving is unwarranted, led by a lack of knowledge instead of actual facts. A recent op-ed by Kurt Knaus, spokesperson for Pennsylvania Alliance for Energy, in the Delaware County Times discussed not only […]


Fruitless Fight against Mariner East Funded by Taxpayer Dollars

August 2, 2018

While stall tactics by pipeline opponents are nothing new Sen. Andy Dinniman is sinking to a new low to prevent the development of energy infrastructure in Pennsylvania, taxpayer’s money. Back in May, Dinniman testified before Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth H. Barnes, fighting again for the shutdown of Mariner East pipelines. During […]


Statement: PUC Votes to Restart ME2 in Chester County

August 2, 2018

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today voted to allow construction to resume on the Mariner East 2 and 2x pipelines in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, ending a weeks-long stoppage specific only to that area. The shutdown began in May after a PUC administrative law judge’s highly questionable ruling, which affected ME1, ME2 and […]


DEP Settlement for Mariner East 2 Pipeline Validates What We Already Knew

August 1, 2018

On Friday July 27th the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced that anti-pipeline groups have settled their appeal of its permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline. The three radical groups, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, Mountain Watershed Association, and the Clean Air Council, challenged 20 pipeline permits, all of which had already underwent a thorough […]


Statement: DEP Settlement Validates ME2 Permits

July 27, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection today announced that pipeline opponents have settled their appeal of permits issued to Sunoco for the Mariner East 2 pipeline project, which represents one of the biggest economic opportunities Pennsylvania has seen in generations — a $9.1 billion investment that will support over 57,000 jobs and generate an estimated […]


Expert Offers Opposing Thought to Radical Opposition Groups: Logic

July 25, 2018

On Monday, July 23rd the Delaware County Board of Supervisors hosted Accufacts Inc. President, Richard Kuprewicz, to answer residents’ questions and provide insight into pipeline safety practices for the Mariner East Pipeline project. Kuprewicz, a consultant hired by the Middletown Township, clarified what need the community had to undergo another risk assessment study, zero. Kuperwicz […]


Incorrect Pipeline Claims Serve As A Great Example of Radical Narrative

July 24, 2018

Radical opposition groups spent much of their time last week lambasting Sunoco and Energy Transfer Partners for what they had presumed to be an active portion of the Mariner East 1 Pipeline seen above ground in Uwchlan Township. Recently, Sunoco has proven the pipeline to be an inactive and capped section of Mariner East 1 […]