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Mike McGann from the Unionville Times Disregards the Importance of Energy Infrastructure

April 13, 2020
Yesterday, the Unionville Times published an editorial by Mike McGann about the waivers recently given to allow construction to continue along the Mariner East II pipeline. McGann argues that Governor Tom Wolf made the wrong decision because he believes the… Read More ►

Statement: ME2 Receives Last of Waivers for Critical Work

April 7, 2020
The builder of the Mariner East pipeline network today announced that it received additional waivers from the commonwealth to resume construction activities at additional locations across the state. The waivers recognize the critical nature of this work and acknowledge the… Read More ►

Consumer Energy Alliance Provides Industry Update

March 31, 2020
The Consumer Energy Alliance, a longtime member of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, today launched a new tele-town hall series to keep members updated on energy policy and related issues during the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The town… Read More ►

CPV Fairview the First to Burn Ethane for Electricity

March 30, 2020
Competitive Power Ventures Inc. (CPV) announced last week that its power plant in Central Pennsylvania has tested new technology that will allow the plant to blend ethane with natural gas to generate electricity. CPV’s Fairview Energy Center in Cambria County… Read More ►

Construction on Falcon Pipeline Considered Essential and Will Continue

March 27, 2020
The Falcon Pipeline being built by Shell recently followed suit with other companies and ceased construction on their due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The company then applied for a waiver to continue construction under the circumstances that employees followed the… Read More ►

Gov. Wolf Puts Public Safety First With Mariner East Waivers

March 27, 2020
As many may have seen, Governor Tom Wolf granted a series of waivers to Sunoco/Energy Transfer to continue stabilization and construction work on a number of Mariner East 2 sites in Chester and Delaware counties. Predictably, pipeline opponents are up… Read More ►

Statement: Mariner East Work Set to Resume with State Waivers

March 26, 2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development late Wednesday granted waiver requests that will allow construction work to resume on the Mariner East pipeline network. Work originally was halted March 19 after Gov. Tom Wolf issued his Emergency Order,… Read More ►

Statement: Mariner East Following Gov.’s Waiver Process

March 25, 2020
On March 19, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tom Wolf issued an Emergency Order that halted several sectors of Pennsylvania’s economy, including construction of the Mariner East pipeline — even though an order issued earlier that week allowed… Read More ►