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First Responders Are Trained to React to Emergencies – But Pipelines Are Proven to Mitigate Risk

September 18, 2018
PEIA was happy to cohost an event last Thursday in Lebanon, Pennsylvania with the Keystone Energy Forum and Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce. Kevin O’Connor, a former firefighter and leader in the International Association of Fire Fighters was on-hand along… Read More ►

Statement: Responding to Calls for ME2 Shutdown

September 13, 2018
Opponents of Mariner East 2 in Chester and Delaware counties have been using an unrelated incident on a separate and different pipeline in southwestern Pennsylvania to call for a halt in ME2 construction, even though the project is about 98… Read More ►

Energy Report Highlights Local Savings From Natural Gas

September 10, 2018
A recent Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) report is showcasing the incredible economic benefits of natural gas infrastructure. The CEA report estimates Pennsylvanians to have saved over $30.5 billion between 2006 and 2016 from lower natural gas prices following the boom… Read More ►

Former U.S Congressman Touts Infrastructure Importance

September 7, 2018
Former United States Congressman Charles Melancon, who served on the House Committee for Energy and Commerce, was featured in a local Pennsylvania newspaper discussing his recent visit to the Competitive Power Venture (CPV) Fairview and the vital role infrastructure plays… Read More ►

Anti – Pipeline Coalition Denied Permit Appeals

September 5, 2018
A lawsuit brought by a coalition of anti – pipeline groups, including the Delaware Riverkeeper, Sierra Club and Lancaster Against Pipelines, was rejected by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday. The court upheld Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection’s… Read More ►

Increased Inspections Lead to Record Gas Production in PA

September 4, 2018
Last year set a record for natural gas production in Pennsylvania. While this is welcomed news, the real story is the rise in inspections and environmental protections. According to the Department of Environmental Protection’s annual oil and gas report, total… Read More ►

Pipeline Expert Encourages Weariness When Interpreting QRA Findings

August 31, 2018
Bill Godsey, former geologist for the Texas Railroad Commission, recently stepped forward in a Delco Times op – ed to offer perspective on the findings of the citizens’ risk assessment study presented on August 28th. Mr. Godsey prioritizes that “results… Read More ►

PA. Supreme Court Decision Favors ME2

August 30, 2018
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday denied two appeals challenging a lower court’s decision that reaffirmed the state Public Utility Commission’s regulatory authority. The high court’s ruling makes clear that PUC authority supersedes local zoning that a municipality tried to… Read More ►