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Sunoco’s Waiver Would Enable Faster Completion of Mariner East While Delivering Essential Energy Products to PA

March 24, 2020
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, businesses everywhere are closed or halted to comply with CDC guidelines. On Monday, Governor Wolf announced that waivers could be obtained from businesses if their business can “mitigate the crisis by providing a life sustaining… Read More ►

Local Union Issues Statement on Recent Remarks by Senator Andy Dinniman

March 19, 2020
Jim Snell, Business Manager for Steamfitters Local 420, issued the following statement in response to state Sen. Andy Dinniman’s call to halt construction of the Mariner East pipeline network because of COVID-19: “The health and safety of our workers is… Read More ►

Statement: Senator Wants Pipeline Halted Amid COVID

March 19, 2020
State Sen. Andy Dinniman is hoping COVID-19 will finally achieve what he has been unable to do: halt the construction of the legally permitted Mariner East pipeline network. He made the pitch in a letter sent to Pennsylvania Public Utility… Read More ►

Sen. Dinniman Using an International Crisis to Endanger Jobs

March 19, 2020
Calls to shut down construction of Mariner East masked as concern for public health are insensitive coming from the likes of Sen. Andy Dinniman. Anti-pipeliners have spent years reaching for anything they can to call for further delays of construction… Read More ►

Statement: DEP Cancels Pipeline Hearings to Protect against COVID-19 Spread

March 17, 2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection today announced that is canceling three public hearings planned for mid-April related to permit modifications for the Mariner East pipeline project. DEP also canceled an April 2 hearing on air quality plans at the… Read More ►

Pipeline Activist Makes Violent Threats, Subsequently Arrested

March 17, 2020
Per the Daily Local News an arrest was made in relation to Saturday’s Uwchlan Township supervisors’ online, public forum about the Mariner East pipeline project. It was reported that West Whiteland resident Rand Joseph Kehler, frustrated with noise from the… Read More ►

Former PA State Senator and Chester Co. Commissioner Acknowledges Mariner East Value in Penn Live

March 12, 2020
Former two term Pennsylvania State Senator and three term Chester County Commissioner Earl Baker was featured in Penn Live today offering a welcome perspective on the Mariner East 2 project and the Commonwealth’s energy infrastructure industry at large. Let’s take… Read More ►

PA Dems Attack Innocent Union Workers at Rally

March 10, 2020
Rallies at the Capitol in Harrisburg, PA brought out the worst of the anti-petrochemical population in Pennsylvania. Members of PennFuture, PennEnvironment, Earthjustice, and Rep. Innamorato and Sen. Muth, all participated in a rally to oppose House Bill 1100 which is… Read More ►