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Natural Gas Benefits Are Clear

October 10, 2018
Jim Kunz, head of the Operating Engineers and a founding member of PEIA, was recently featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In his piece Mr.Kunz presents the many benefits natural gas and pipeline infrastructure are bringing to Pennsylvania, including: affordable, reliable… Read More ►

Atlantic Sunrise Helps Solidify PA Energy Success

October 9, 2018
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently granted Williams permission to bring the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline online. The project’s completion is a robust addition to national pipeline infrastructure and another long-term commitment to Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale natural gas exports. With an… Read More ►

ME2 Ensures Safety With Extra Due Diligence

October 2, 2018
Pipeline opponents continue to talk out of both sides of their mouths. One day they say that more needs to be done to ensure the safe operation of pipelines even though their motives are to delay and ultimately halt the… Read More ►

State Sen. Andy Dinniman Opposes Bill Aimed To Protect Citizens

September 28, 2018
The Pennsylvania legislature recently brought forward Senate Bill 652 (S.B 652) which will strengthen the punishment for trespassing, vandalizing, burglarizing, and protesting on ‘critical infrastructure.’ Pipeline opponents, specifically State Senator Andy Dinniman, have voiced outrage and alleged that S.B 652… Read More ►

Increased Pipeline Scrutiny Highlights Need For Pipeline Infrastructure

September 26, 2018
Pipeline opponents’ voices are loudest when calling for a complete shutdown of pipeline infrastructure projects though they rarely consider the costs of insufficient and incomplete infrastructure. A recent opinion piece in the Harrisburg Patriot News shed more light on the… Read More ►

First Responders Are Trained to React to Emergencies – But Pipelines Are Proven to Mitigate Risk

September 18, 2018
PEIA was happy to cohost an event last Thursday in Lebanon, Pennsylvania with the Keystone Energy Forum and Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce. Kevin O’Connor, a former firefighter and leader in the International Association of Fire Fighters was on-hand along… Read More ►

Statement: Responding to Calls for ME2 Shutdown

September 13, 2018
Opponents of Mariner East 2 in Chester and Delaware counties have been using an unrelated incident on a separate and different pipeline in southwestern Pennsylvania to call for a halt in ME2 construction, even though the project is about 98… Read More ►

Energy Report Highlights Local Savings From Natural Gas

September 10, 2018
A recent Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) report is showcasing the incredible economic benefits of natural gas infrastructure. The CEA report estimates Pennsylvanians to have saved over $30.5 billion between 2006 and 2016 from lower natural gas prices following the boom… Read More ►