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Local Electeds Prioritize Political Stunts Over Public Health

May 12, 2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Secretary Patrick McDonnell are currently considering the major modification request to a Mariner East HDD site in Upper Uwchlan Township, along Meadow Creek Lane specifically. Prior to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the… Read More ►

A Year Later and Friel Otten Has Yet to Apologize to the Workers

May 12, 2020
A year ago, we saw the extreme dark side of pipeline opponents. We knew that some of these folks cared passionately for their beliefs, but Danielle Friel Otten showed that some have more than just a personal opposition and more… Read More ►

Pennsylvania Energy Industry Pledges Nearly $6 Million to COVID – 19 Community Relief

May 6, 2020
Since early April, the Marcellus Shale Coalition has tracked the efforts of the Pennsylvania energy industry and their contributions to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. In a month’s time, companies have pledged about $6 million to be deployed in… Read More ►

FERC Discusses Energy Markets during CEA Tele-Town Hall

May 5, 2020
Commissioner Bernard McNamee of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday, May 5 joined the Consumer Energy Alliance to provide an update on U.S. energy markets, especially as it relates to consumer impacts and ongoing development, during the nation’s response… Read More ►

International Workers’ Day 2020 and Celebrating PA Construction Workers

May 1, 2020
In an OpEd published by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Ryan Boyer, Business Manager for the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA), highlights the importance of the construction industry and the May 1 reopening of construction projects across the state. International… Read More ►

ICYMI: As Courts Ponder PennEast, Consumers Await Savings that Pipeline Promises

April 29, 2020
The Consumer Energy Alliance, a PEIA member, recently hosted a conference call to update stakeholders on the ongoing lawsuit over the PennEast Pipeline project, which would have a $1.6 billion cumulative economic impact, and would save Pennsylvania and New Jersey… Read More ►

Mariner East Construction Back in Action May 1

April 28, 2020
According to a Marcellus Drilling News article, Mariner East and the Shell cracker will be allowed to resume construction on May 1. Mariner East helps to reduce energy costs in PA and employs many union labor members. It has the… Read More ►

Energy Industry Steps up to Battle COVID-19, Part III

April 27, 2020
Following up on last week’s blogs (here and here) on the energy industry’s willingness to step up and help battle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there is now more good news. According to a press release from ExxonMobil, the hand sanitizer… Read More ►