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Energy Infrastructure Training Complex Coming to Pennsylvania

July 29, 2019
As reported by the Philadelphia Business Journal a number of coalitions and energy industry members are partnering to develop a state of the art energy infrastructure training facility that will focus on preparing current and potential industry employees to install,… Read More ►

Infrastructure Roll Continues in Pennsylvania

July 24, 2019
A recent article by Marcellus Drilling News provided an update on the CPV Fairview power plant in Cambria County, indicating the plant may be online ahead of its originally expected 2020 date. The $700 million plant, which will use natural… Read More ►

SEPA Labor Weighs in on DelCo Pipeline Moratorium

July 9, 2019
Following a Delaware County Council meeting late last month, with more than 100 labor union members in attendance, Steamfitters Local 420 member Pat Sheridan was featured in a Delco Times op-ed critiquing the proposed pipeline moratorium in Delaware County. Sheridan… Read More ►

Pipeline Infrastructure Needed to Keep Up With Production

July 9, 2019
Natural gas production in the United States is booming, especially in Pennsylvania where natural gas production grew by 14.7% in the first quarter of 2019, helping to produce over 20% of all natural gas in the country. The increase has… Read More ►

Labor Stands Up For Itself Against Delco Pipeline Moratorium

June 26, 2019
Two weeks ago PEIA discussed the proposed pipeline moratorium the Delaware County Council is considering. The council previously voted 3-0, with one abstention and one absence, to impose a moratorium on Sunoco owned and operated pipelines in Delaware County. PEIA… Read More ►

Statement: Labor Rallies against Delco Pipeline Moratorium

June 26, 2019
More than 100 skilled tradesmen from area labor organizations rallied at the Delaware County Council meeting today to protest a resolution that the panel adopted two weeks ago calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to impose a moratorium on the operation… Read More ►

Statement: Dinniman Telephone Town Hall Leaves Questions Unanswered

June 20, 2019
State Sen. Andy Dinniman hosted a telephone town hall meeting Wednesday night, inviting residents to sign up and submit questions that he would answer during the session, which was available online. Unsurprisingly, the senator mentioned the Mariner East pipeline network… Read More ►

Statement: Delco Moratorium Misses Mark on Pipeline

June 13, 2019
Delaware County Council on Wednesday voted, 3-0, in favor of a resolution urging Gov. Tom Wolf to impose a moratorium on the operation and transmission of Sunoco pipelines in Delaware County. One member abstained and another was absent from the… Read More ►