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Fruitless Fight against Mariner East Funded by Taxpayer Dollars

August 2, 2018
While stall tactics by pipeline opponents are nothing new Sen. Andy Dinniman is sinking to a new low to prevent the development of energy infrastructure in Pennsylvania, taxpayer’s money. Back in May, Dinniman testified before Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission Administrative… Read More ►

Statement: PUC Votes to Restart ME2 in Chester County

August 2, 2018
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today voted to allow construction to resume on the Mariner East 2 and 2x pipelines in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, ending a weeks-long stoppage specific only to that area. The shutdown began in… Read More ►

DEP Settlement for Mariner East 2 Pipeline Validates What We Already Knew

August 1, 2018
On Friday July 27th the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced that anti-pipeline groups have settled their appeal of its permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline. The three radical groups, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, Mountain Watershed Association, and the… Read More ►

Statement: DEP Settlement Validates ME2 Permits

July 27, 2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection today announced that pipeline opponents have settled their appeal of permits issued to Sunoco for the Mariner East 2 pipeline project, which represents one of the biggest economic opportunities Pennsylvania has seen in generations… Read More ►

Expert Offers Opposing Thought to Radical Opposition Groups: Logic

July 25, 2018
On Monday, July 23rd the Delaware County Board of Supervisors hosted Accufacts Inc. President, Richard Kuprewicz, to answer residents’ questions and provide insight into pipeline safety practices for the Mariner East Pipeline project. Kuprewicz, a consultant hired by the Middletown… Read More ►

Incorrect Pipeline Claims Serve As A Great Example of Radical Narrative

July 24, 2018
Radical opposition groups spent much of their time last week lambasting Sunoco and Energy Transfer Partners for what they had presumed to be an active portion of the Mariner East 1 Pipeline seen above ground in Uwchlan Township. Recently, Sunoco… Read More ►

Philly Anti-Capitalist Brags About Breaking the Law

July 19, 2018
Once again, the online blog Philly Anti-Capitalist has proudly claimed responsibility for disrupting construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline. The group bragged, “We sabotaged construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Pennsylvania by tampering with the liquidation system… Read More ►

Statement: Pipeline Assessment in Delco

July 18, 2018
Opponents of the Mariner East pipelines projects announced a company to complete a risk assessment, even though study after study shows that pipelines are the safest, most efficient way to transport energy resources and that these permits are among the… Read More ►