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Statement: Court Rules Against ChesCo’s Pipeline Injunction

February 19, 2020
Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court has ruled against Chester County Commissioners and their attempt to secure an injunction to stop construction of the Mariner East pipeline project. The petition fought to curtail open trench construction rather than horizontal directional drilling on two… Read More ►

Former O&G Regulator Confirms Importance of Energy Infrastructure Modification Opportunities

February 18, 2020
Bill Godsey, former Texas Railroad Commissioner, weighed in on the recently closed Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) comment period for proposed modifications to portions of the Mariner East pipeline system construction. The comment period drew lots of public attention… Read More ►

Energy Infrastructure Proves to be Bipartisan Issue for All except Gov. Wolf

February 13, 2020
The latest news out of Harrisburg confirms what we had long suspected: energy infrastructure development in the Commonwealth has bipartisan support. Governor Tom Wolf has recently pledged to veto House Bill (HB) 1100. HB 1100 would require companies building in-state… Read More ►

Statement: Judge Decides Winner and Losers in PES Bankruptcy

February 13, 2020
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has tentatively approved the sale of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refinery to a Chicago real estate company, whose original and revised bids were several million dollars lower than other offers. Hilco Redevelopment Partners, which… Read More ►

Delco Times: It’s time to finish the job, end Mariner East delays

February 13, 2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is currently reviewing comments from across the Commonwealth before making a determination on state of the art installation methods being proposed for portions of the Mariner East pipeline. I myself submitted a comment during… Read More ►

Feature: 2020 Winter Issue of The Beacon

February 7, 2020
The Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance was recently featured in the 2020 winter issue of The Beacon. The feature, and PEIA spokesman Kurt Knaus’ quote on the Mariner East permit bar, can be seen below!… Read More ►

Delco Times: Guest Column: It’s time to get back to work on Mariner East

February 3, 2020
Union members across Pennsylvania are some of the most valuable contributors to the state’s economy. Unfortunately, recent years have been smeared with a lot of ‘stop and go’ construction on projects like the Mariner East pipeline system. Jim Snell, business… Read More ►

Pittsburgh Post – Gazette: Projects create jobs, grow unions

February 3, 2020
James Kunz Jr., business manager for the International Union of Operation Engineers Local 66 in Western Pennsylvania, was recently featured in the Pittsburgh Post – Gazette discussing the merits of the Mariner East project and the importance of private investment… Read More ►