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Ruling on Mariner East Overlooks Regulatory Process

May 30, 2018
Last week Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission administrative law Judge Elizabeth Barnes issued an emergency order shutting down operations at Mariner East 1 and halting construction on part of Mariner East 2 and Mariner East 2X. The ruling by this activist… Read More ►

Deadlock Stalls Unnecessary Pipeline Study

May 29, 2018
After months of back and forth over whether another risk assessment should be conducted on Mariner East 2 pipeline, the Delaware County Council came to a deadlock last week with regard to a biased proposal. In January, members decided to… Read More ►

PEIA Responds to Mariner East Shutdown

May 24, 2018
An administration law judge for the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission today ordered Sunoco to “cease and desist all current operation, construction, including drilling activities on the Mariner East 1, 2 and Mariner East 2X pipeline” in West Whiteland Township. The… Read More ►

Labor Backs Plans for Marcus Hook at DEP Hearing

May 22, 2018
Several Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance (PEIA) members, along with local officials, businesses and residents, testified tonight at a hearing before the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to support proposed upgrades at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex that could result… Read More ►

NAIOP Pittsburgh and the Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Infrastructure Event

May 18, 2018
Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance was pleased to take part in the NAIOP Pittsburgh and the Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee & Commerce event to discuss the need for energy infrastructure development. Charlie Melancon, former Louisiana U.S. House of Representatives,… Read More ►

National Infrastructure Week – A Call to Action

May 14, 2018
Today kicks off the 6th annual National Infrastructure Week. Nearly 400 affiliates will host events across the country stressing the importance of upgrading our failing infrastructure. America’s roads, bridges, airports, pipelines, and wireless infrastructure have been neglected for decades. The… Read More ►

PUC Restarts ME1

May 3, 2018
“The biggest obstacle we face with respect to energy in Pennsylvania is a deficiency of adequate infrastructure. So when an operational line like Mariner East 1 shuts down, it has ripple effects not just here but throughout the entire region.… Read More ►

Recommended Restart of Mariner East 1 Pipeline

May 3, 2018
Nearly 2 months after the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission shutdown Mariner East 1 pipeline, the PUC is recommending that the pipeline be put back into operation. On March 7th an emergency order was issued after sinkholes appeared near the pipeline-construction… Read More ►