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Washington County Chamber of Commerce Fall Series Takeaways

October 22, 2020
The Washington County Chamber of Commerce, one of PEIA’s four original founders more than five years ago, hosted its regular “The Morning Briefing: Fall Series” today, featuring state Sens. Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington) and John Blake (D-Lackawanna), co-chairs of the Oil… Read More ►

Commonwealth Court rules against pipeline foe

October 21, 2020
A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel today ruled against an opponent of the Mariner East pipeline network, finding that the information he requested is exempt from public disclosure under the state’s Public Utility Confidential Security Information Disclosure Protection Act, which was… Read More ►

Spotlight PA Emphasizes the Complexity of Pipeline Infrastructure

October 19, 2020
Spotlight PA ran a two-part series highlighting the Mariner East Pipeline that traverses 350 miles of Pennsylvania. Along Mariner East pipelines, secrecy and a patchwork of emergency plans leave many at risk and in the dark Emergency plans fail to… Read More ►

SEPA State Representative Race Spotlighted in Delaware Valley Journal

October 15, 2020
Delaware Valley Journal has undertaken a series highlighting upcoming Delaware Valley political races. An important race for Chester County is that for freshman Pennsylvania State Representative Danielle Friel Otten, who made much of her campaign a referendum on the Mariner… Read More ►

Mariner East Provides Energy for Local Use

October 12, 2020
There is nothing wrong with being opposed to pipelines, but there is when the basis of your opposition are lies and misinformation. Some pipeline opponents claim to be experts on the energy industry, but lack any sort of education or… Read More ►

Mariner East Eyeing Full Completion

October 6, 2020
With a presidential election looming and the Commonwealth positioned as a contentious battleground state, it can be difficult to lose sight of the larger issues at stake. Notably, the Mariner East pipeline system is nearing completion; we are in view… Read More ►

How Natural Gas Powers Industry, Arts, Agriculture & More

September 24, 2020
On Thursday afternoon, Think About Energy hosted a webinar about how the Marcellus Shale has positively impacted Pennsylvania and its various counties and communities. The webinar, titled “Local Community Growth and Sustainability with the Natural Gas Industry,” was moderated by… Read More ►

Statement: DEP Approves Modifications for Mariner East Construction in Cheso, Delco

September 22, 2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today approved modifications to construction methods used at several sites along the Mariner East pipeline project. The modifications address changes to pipeline installation methodology at two locations in Chester County and one in… Read More ►