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Statement: DEP Approves Revised ME2 Permits in Chester County

August 16, 2018
After “substantial and thorough reviews by technical staff” and “with careful consideration given to the significant public input received,” the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today approved permit modification requests by Sunoco for a portion of its Mariner East… Read More ►

Pipeline Opposition Show Wasteful and Redundant Use of Taxpayer Money

August 10, 2018
Another town is throwing their support behind a redundant and useless risk assessment study of Mariner East pipelines. Supervisors in West Whiteland Township voted to contribute an additional $2,000 in funding to advance the study set to be conducted by… Read More ►

Repurposing Pipelines to Revitalize Pennsylvania’s Energy Infrastructure

August 8, 2018
Recently the idea of repurposing existing energy infrastructure has come under fire. However most of the heat the tried-and-tested practice has been receiving is unwarranted, led by a lack of knowledge instead of actual facts. A recent op-ed by Kurt… Read More ►

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 ►