Fires and Harassing and Bears, Oh My!

May 8, 2019
Over the top and unlawful actions by pipeline opponents are finally being handed justice. Multiple times Ellen Gerhart’s tactics ended with her in handcuffs for protesting the Mariner East pipeline, trespassing the pipeline project’s site, and now, for putting pipeline… Read More ►

Statement: DEP Secretary’s Confirmation Nomination Advances

May 8, 2019
The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today voted overwhelmingly in bipartisan fashion to advance the nomination to re-confirm Patrick McDonnell as secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection. His nomination still requires a full vote by the Senate, which… Read More ►

Video: Former PHMSA Administrator Speaks on Pipeline Safety at PSAT Conference

May 6, 2019
At the 97th annual PSAT conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania PEIA caught up with former PHMSA Administrator Brigham McCown who weighs in on the safety of pipelines.… Read More ►

Statement: Residents Stage Subsidence Photo Op

May 3, 2019
Fewer than two dozen residents staged a photo shoot this morning in front of subsidence in Middletown Township, Delaware County, using it as a backdrop to call once again for the shutdown of the legally permitted, highly scrutinized Mariner East… Read More ►

Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association: Manufacturers Laud Historic Pennsylvania Investment by U.S. Steel

May 1, 2019
A significant investment in Pennsylvania infrastructure has been made by U.S. Steel. Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association President and CEO, David N. Taylor, released the following statement on the billion dollar announcement: “The announcement today by United States Steel opens a new… Read More ►

Rep Otten Crossed Line Comparing Workers to “Nazis”

April 30, 2019
Rep Otten Crossed Line Comparing Workers to “Nazis” Last Saturday, State Representative Danielle Friel Otten committed one of the most offensive comparisons anyone could ever make – she compared hard working construction workers to Nazis. There is no place for… Read More ►

$80,000 In Contributions From Developer Have Driven Sen. Dinniman’s Pipeline Opposition

April 30, 2019
Tom Shepstone wrote a very interesting story, connecting the dots of what Senator Andy Dinniman has provided The Hankin Group in return for campaign cash — $80,000 of it in fact. Senator Dinniman loves to talk about how he spends… Read More ►

Statement: Philadelphia Building Trades Announce Labor Agreement at Marcus Hook Industrial Complex

April 29, 2019
Agreement Key Commitment for Pennsylvania Jobs Today, members of the Philadelphia Building Trades publicly announced a two-year Project Labor Agreement for work on the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex totaling an estimated $200 million and is expected to employ up to… Read More ►