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Infrastructure Needed for Increased “Takeaway Capacity”

March 12, 2018

The Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance began over two and a half years ago. Our mission is to advocate for increased pipeline infrastructure across Pennsylvania because of the many benefits that development and safe transport of these energy products can provide our communities. A recent story in the Pittsburgh Business Times highlights this issue, specifically the […]


HDD is Utilized Because it is More Environmentally Sensitive

March 9, 2018

Contrary to the hysteria being pushed by pipeline opponents, horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is used to install a variety of infrastructure like energy pipelines, water lines, and telecommunications cables because it is environmentally sensitive. It is difficult to read a newspaper these days without seeing another opinion piece pushing misinformed messaging that adheres more to […]


Pennsylvania Ranks 21st Worst State For Infrastructure, We Must Do Better

March 8, 2018

Pennsylvania has always been the gold standard for ingenuity in the United States. From the signing of the Declaration of Independence, to building the first baseball park in the U.S., we strive to cultivate and build a better community for Pennsylvanians. But unfortunately we’re failing where it matters most — infrastructure. The U.S. News and […]


New Lawsuits Just Another Misguided Attempt at Delaying Mariner East 2

March 1, 2018

Once again a small group of southeastern Pennsylvania legislators and pipeline opponents are trying to halt pipeline drilling and construction activities. Yesterday the Clean Air Council, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, and Mountain Watershed Association, Inc. filed two more lawsuits against the Department of Environmental Protection and Sunoco Pipeline Logistics. These groups are claiming unlawful conduct […]


Tribune Review: Mariner East 2 pipeline on track for June completion

February 27, 2018

Great news! According to the Tribune Review, Sunoco Pipeline’s Mariner East 2 pipeline is on schedule and set to “enter service by the end of June, despite regulatory and legal delays.” It is well-documented that pipelines are the safest way to transport energy resources and the fact that this important project is on track for […]


Commonwealth Court Rules In Favor Of Sunoco Pipeline, ME2

February 20, 2018

Despite the fact that the Mariner East 2 project has gone through a rigorous regulatory process over the past half-decade, opposition groups continue to use the court system to fling every challenge they can imagine, just hoping that something sticks. Without fail, the project has continued to move forward, with a continued emphasis on safe […]


STATEMENT: Court Upholds ME2 – Again!

February 20, 2018

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Tuesday ruled that West Goshen Township “lacked the authority to zone out a public utility service and facility” regulated by the state Public Utility Commission. The state judges upheld a Chester County judge’s denial of a petition by Mariner East 2 opponents who claimed that the pipeline project violated the township’s […]


New study expands economic promise of Mariner East 2 projects

February 16, 2018

By Kurt Knaus A newly released study that reexamines the potential economic impact of the Mariner East pipeline projects shows that the value of this critical infrastructure is even greater than first anticipated, generating a onetime economic impact of nearly $9.1 billion in Pennsylvania and supporting 57,070 jobs during the entire construction period with earnings of […]