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PUC Closes Investigation into Mariner East Backfire

August 21, 2019
On Monday, PUC Spokesman David Hixson announced that review of Mariner East’s August 5 backfire took place, was completed and the matter is CLOSED. On August 5th, some West Goshen residents reported a loud “boom” to local police. The sound… Read More ►

President Visits Commonwealth, Touts Energy Dominance

August 14, 2019
Yesterday President Trump took his 13th visit to the Commonwealth, stopping in Monaca, Pennsylvania to tour the Shell ethylene plant. The President stuck to his agenda and touted the energy dominance the United States is experiencing with much credit due… Read More ►

UGI Subsidiary Acquires Columbia Midstream Group, LLC

August 7, 2019
UGI Corporation announced that its subsidiary, UGI Energy Services LLC, finalized its acquisition of the equity interests of Columbia Midstream Group for about $1.275 million. The President and Chief Executive Officer, John L. Walsh, made a statement addressing the company’s… Read More ►

Fearmongering vs. Reality: Let’s Focus on Reality

August 7, 2019
While many throughout Pennsylvania have tried to act as if they are emergency response experts, an actual emergency response professional, Kevin O’Connor penned an OpEd in today’s Harrisburg Patriot News titled, “Pipelines are the safest option for Pennsylvania.” O’Connor correctly… Read More ►

PA Media Lean on Exaggeration

August 6, 2019
Late Monday evening residents in West Goshen Township of Chester County reported a sound similar to a car backfire. The noise was later confirmed by company spokespeople to have been related to routine maintenance and inspection procedures at a Mariner… Read More ►

Tenaska’s Westmoreland Plant produces power and capital despite naysayers’ assumptions

August 2, 2019
The Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station, located in southwestern PA, has been operational since December, and has not produced the negative impacts to the local community that the project’s opponents claimed. Instead, the 925-megawatt natural gas-fueled plant is providing 940,000 homes… Read More ►

Eric Friedman’s NIMBY Anti-Pipeline Quest Jeopardizes Community Safety

July 30, 2019
Community safety is a worthy topic of conversation for any community.  Every community member has a vested interest in ensuring that their communities are safe places to live.  Unfortunately, with regard to some of the ongoing discussion around the Mariner… Read More ►

Energy Infrastructure Training Complex Coming to Pennsylvania

July 29, 2019
As reported by the Philadelphia Business Journal a number of coalitions and energy industry members are partnering to develop a state of the art energy infrastructure training facility that will focus on preparing current and potential industry employees to install,… Read More ►