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Former PHMSA Administrator Brigham McCown Highlights the Good Job PA Regulators Have Done

May 14, 2019
Brigham McCown, Chairman of the Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure and formerly the administrator of the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration draws on his decades of experience working on infrastructure projects to highlight the different responsibilities that various levels of… Read More ►

Chester County Resident Corrects Sen. Dinniman on Pipeline Safety Facts

May 8, 2019
Senator Andy Dinniman has made his hay using crutches of hyperbole and fearmongering to justify shutting down important energy infrastructure projects that many of his own constituent rely on to put food on their table, heat their homes, and enjoy… Read More ►

History Lesson for Rep. Danielle Friel Otten

May 8, 2019
Pennsylvania State Representative Danielle Friel Otten’s ‘Nazi’ comment has been discussed at large in the Pennsylvania press and even garnered some national attention. Today, an op-ed in the Delco Times points to an important history lesson Rep. Friel Otten and… Read More ►

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 ►