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Breaking The Law Is Not An Effective Protest Strategy

August 27, 2018
On Saturday, August 25th protests were organized across Pennsylvania by the radical group Earth Works in support of jailed anti – pipeline leader, Ellen Gerhart. In Delaware County three pipeline protestors followed Mrs. Gerhart’s tactics and quickly found themselves in… Read More ►

Union Workers Continue to Honor Responsibility to Safety

August 24, 2018
Sunoco’s ongoing replacement of small portions of Mariner East 2 pipeline in Delaware County has once again been spun by pipeline opponents who purposefully overlook Sunoco’s commitment to safety. An analysis of a segment of the pipeline not yet in… Read More ►

Competitive Power Venture: Another Energy Investment in Pennsylvania

August 24, 2018
The development of energy infrastructure in Pennsylvania is not only helping to stimulate the economy, it’s also powering homes across the state. Recently former Louisiana Congressman Charles Melancon took a tour of the Competitive Power Venture (CPV) Fairview Energy Center… Read More ►

Statement: 3,000+ Pipeline Workers Laid Off

August 22, 2018
All too often, the economic and job-creation benefits of energy infrastructure projects are treated like a smaller subplot to the larger debates over pipeline development — that is, until those jobs and benefits disappear.   That’s exactly what’s happening with Mountain… Read More ►

Pipeline Opposition Group’s Risk Assessment Just More Propaganda

August 17, 2018
In a recent letter to the editor published in the Delco Times Anthony Gallagher, Business Manager for the Steamfitters Local 420, called for an end to a ridiculous risk assessment study of the Mariner East Pipeline project. The groups called… Read More ►

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 ►