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Philly Anti-Capitalist Brags About Breaking the Law

July 19, 2018

Once again, the online blog Philly Anti-Capitalist has proudly claimed responsibility for disrupting construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline. The group bragged, “We sabotaged construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Pennsylvania by tampering with the liquidation system of an excavator being used on a construction site. We did this in a way that […]


Statement: Pipeline Assessment in Delco

July 18, 2018

Opponents of the Mariner East pipelines projects announced a company to complete a risk assessment, even though study after study shows that pipelines are the safest, most efficient way to transport energy resources and that these permits are among the most stringent the state has ever issued for this type of construction activity. If you […]


State Legislators Must Acknowledge Facts Not Anti-Pipeline Emotion

July 16, 2018

On Tuesday, July 17th the Pennsylvania House Republican Policy Committee will host a hearing to “educate state legislators on safety concerns surrounding the Mariner East 2 Pipeline, pipeline construction standards and the state rules and regulations in place to ensure the public and environment are protected during all stages of development.” While a noble cause, […]


Radical Groups Move for Unnecessary Risk Assessment Study

July 10, 2018

Radical opposition groups in Pennsylvania are officially moving forward with an independent risk assessment of the Mariner East pipeline. An article in the Delco News Network and Delco Times reports the group has engaged a vendor to perform the study. State Sen. Andy Dinniman was quoted saying that “It became abundantly clear that our government […]


Theatrics Overshadow Truth

July 5, 2018

Once again theatrics over inadvertent returns are spreading through the media and pipeline opposition groups are hopping on their soapboxes. Marcellus Drilling News reported that during horizontally directional drilling (HDD) for Mariner East 2 Pipeline underneath Snitz Creek in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania there was an inadvertent return. The end result was five gallons of nontoxic […]


Charlie Melancon’s Interview on Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association Perspective

July 2, 2018

Former Louisiana Congressman Charles Melancon sat down with Carl Marrara on Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association Perspective to discuss energy leadership and manufacturing opportunities in the United States and Pennsylvania. The show focuses on business, government, and politics in Pennsylvania. Melancon says in his home state of Louisiana the ability to get natural gas out of the […]


PEIA Marks Three-Year Anniversary

June 29, 2018

Earlier this month the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance (PEIA) marked its three-year anniversary. Since its inception back in 2015 PEIA has grown into a broad-based coalition that supports private investments in pipelines and other energy infrastructure, fueling Pennsylvania’s industrial and economic resurgence to become a leader in the industry. The alliance was launched on June […]


Duplicative Risk Assessment Study Excessive Move

June 28, 2018

The battle over whether a redundant risk assessment should be conducted on Mariner East 2 pipeline continues to be debated by the Delaware County Council. Last week the council decided to move forward on an altered proposal. Pipeline experts are saying the proposed move is excessive. In a recent article in the Philly Inquirer Richard […]