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PEIA Statement on Dismissal of Delaware Riverkeeper Network’s Lawsuit Against Mariner East II

April 17, 2020
During this pandemic, some days are exactly like the others. The same applies to the courtroom when it comes to the frivolous lawsuits that have been filed against Mariner East and summarily dismissed by courts. The latest example is the… Read More ►

Statement: Ensuring Worker Safety on ME2

April 15, 2020
Officials in Delaware and Chester counties allege the builder of the Mariner East pipeline network may be receiving “special treatment” because the state permitted essential construction activity to resume, and they expressed concern about community spread among workers. The work… Read More ►

CEA Energy Industry Update II

April 14, 2020
The Consumer Energy Alliance provided an overview on natural gas and electricity markets, important sectors to Pennsylvania given development of the state’s shale resources and the state-based power plants that power the grid in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. The majority… Read More ►

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 ►