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Rep. Friel Otten Can’t Have It Both Ways

October 14, 2019
State Representative Danielle Friel Otten has proven to be no stranger to public controversy. Back in May she compared hard-working Pennsylvania laborers to Nazis. Her comments were criticized by the Anti-Defamation League, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh… Read More ►

Energy Efficiency Initiative Snubs Natural Gas

October 8, 2019
As the Delco Times reported a pair of initiatives passed the Pennsylvania legislature to establish ‘Energy Efficiency Day’ and ‘Clean Energy/Solar Tour Day’ on October 2nd and October 19th, respectively. Senator Andy Dinniman, who proposed Senate Resolution 232 to create… Read More ►

Mariner East to Resume Construction in West Whiteland, Chester County

October 1, 2019
Energy security and affordability in the Commonwealth moved one step closer over the weekend. As reported in My Chesco Sunoco/Energy Transfer, builder of the Mariner East pipelines, can resume work at six sites in West Whiteland Township, Chester County thanks… Read More ►

Top-Down Development Led Pennsylvania’s Energy Market to Success

September 25, 2019
Through diligent work with the government to develop safe energy infrastructure, Energy Transfer has helped advance Pennsylvania’s Marcellus and Utica shale reserves into the second highest gas production state nationwide. Investment in energy infrastructure in the Commonwealth is leading the… Read More ►

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 ►