Statement: DEP Settlement Validates ME2 Permits

July 27, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection today announced that pipeline opponents have settled their appeal of permits issued to Sunoco for the Mariner East 2 pipeline project, which represents one of the biggest economic opportunities Pennsylvania has seen in generations — a $9.1 billion investment that will support over 57,000 jobs and generate an estimated […]

Expert Offers Opposing Thought to Radical Opposition Groups: Logic

July 25, 2018

On Monday, July 23rd the Delaware County Board of Supervisors hosted Accufacts Inc. President, Richard Kuprewicz, to answer residents’ questions and provide insight into pipeline safety practices for the Mariner East Pipeline project. Kuprewicz, a consultant hired by the Middletown Township, clarified what need the community had to undergo another risk assessment study, zero. Kuperwicz […]

Incorrect Pipeline Claims Serve As A Great Example of Radical Narrative

July 24, 2018

Radical opposition groups spent much of their time last week lambasting Sunoco and Energy Transfer Partners for what they had presumed to be an active portion of the Mariner East 1 Pipeline seen above ground in Uwchlan Township. Recently, Sunoco has proven the pipeline to be an inactive and capped section of Mariner East 1 […]

Philly Anti-Capitalist Brags About Breaking the Law

July 19, 2018

Once again, the online blog Philly Anti-Capitalist has proudly claimed responsibility for disrupting construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline. The group bragged, “We sabotaged construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Pennsylvania by tampering with the liquidation system of an excavator being used on a construction site. We did this in a way that […]

Statement: Pipeline Assessment in Delco

July 18, 2018

Opponents of the Mariner East pipelines projects announced a company to complete a risk assessment, even though study after study shows that pipelines are the safest, most efficient way to transport energy resources and that these permits are among the most stringent the state has ever issued for this type of construction activity. If you […]

State Legislators Must Acknowledge Facts Not Anti-Pipeline Emotion

July 16, 2018

On Tuesday, July 17th the Pennsylvania House Republican Policy Committee will host a hearing to “educate state legislators on safety concerns surrounding the Mariner East 2 Pipeline, pipeline construction standards and the state rules and regulations in place to ensure the public and environment are protected during all stages of development.” While a noble cause, […]

Radical Groups Move for Unnecessary Risk Assessment Study

July 10, 2018

Radical opposition groups in Pennsylvania are officially moving forward with an independent risk assessment of the Mariner East pipeline. An article in the Delco News Network and Delco Times reports the group has engaged a vendor to perform the study. State Sen. Andy Dinniman was quoted saying that “It became abundantly clear that our government […]

Theatrics Overshadow Truth

July 5, 2018

Once again theatrics over inadvertent returns are spreading through the media and pipeline opposition groups are hopping on their soapboxes. Marcellus Drilling News reported that during horizontally directional drilling (HDD) for Mariner East 2 Pipeline underneath Snitz Creek in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania there was an inadvertent return. The end result was five gallons of nontoxic […]