Statement: Chester County Pipeline Déjà vu All Over Again

September 25, 2019
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Former Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced July 3 that he would not seek a third term, even though he won the Republican nomination after running unopposed in the… Read More ►

2019 Natural gas royalties skyrocket, growth expected to continue

September 24, 2019
Yesterday the Pittsburgh Business Times reported royalties paid to Pennsylvania landowners in 2018 increased significantly following a trend of lower than average payments, the Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) found in its annual report. The IFO reported that growth was… Read More ►

Anti-Pipeline Blogger Fudges Numbers, Logic

September 23, 2019
Yesterday, Dragonpipe Diary published a blog trying to conflate Mariner East product delivery with plastic bottle production. Not only are these issues unrelated, but the author uses fuzzy arithmetic to prove an imaginative and frivolous point. For example, when discussing… Read More ►

PA DEP Flips on Marcus Hook Emission Permits

September 11, 2019
Unfortunately, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) seems to be caving to pressure from the extreme environmental group, the Clean Air Council (CAC) in regards to Sunoco’s permits for the Marcus Hook facility. The DEP is now demanding… Read More ►

Commonwealth rules against Dinniman and denies his legal standing to question pipeline safety

September 10, 2019
The Pennsylvania state Commonwealth Court ruled that Sen. Andy Dinniman, does not have the authority to file a formal complaint against the Mariner East pipeline project. The multi-billion dollar pipeline project can now continue construction that was halted due to… Read More ►

Philadelphia Tribune: NIMBY’s pipeline opposition: Communities would suffer if the work stops

September 10, 2019
Pipeline opposition in the Southeast, particularly Delaware and Chester counties, has taken on a ‘NIMBY’ tone meaning ‘never in my backyard’ despite pipelines being the safest energy transport method. What all too often goes unconsidered are the implications of removal… Read More ►

PA State Senator Camera Bartolotta Shines Light on NG Benefits to Commonwealth

September 10, 2019
With much of the focus of natural gas and natural gas pipeline activity on the Southeast region of the Commonwealth it is always important – and valuable – to take a look at the benefits of the natural gas industry… Read More ►

Commonwealth Court Silences Senator Andy Dinniman

September 9, 2019
Today the Commonwealth court of Pennsylvania, led by Judge Mary Leavitt, issued an opinion on Senator Andy Dinniman’s complaint against Sunoco Pipeline LP. finding the Senator unable to establish legislative or personal grounds to litigate against the pipeline company. As… Read More ►