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Anti-Development Activists Ignore Regulatory Process

March 7, 2017
According to a recent Philadelphia Inquirer article, many townships are planning to mount local fights against the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. Many pipeline opponents claim the approved project would violate local zoning ordinances. Eric Friedman, president of the Andover Homeowners’… Read More ►

IBEW Local 654’s Training Programs Demonstrates Mariner East’s Commitment to Robust Safety and Quality

March 1, 2017
As Mariner East 2’s construction is getting underway, PEIA believes it is important to reiterate the project’s commitment to safety and quality. A perfect example of this pledge can be found in IBEW Local 654’s extensive training program. According to… Read More ►

Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Highlights Economic Impact of Mariner East Project

February 27, 2017
Trish McFarland of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce is no stranger to regional economic development in Pennsylvania. As President, McFarland understands the importance of large infrastructure projects to the communities they touch. It is for this reason that McFarland… Read More ►

Anti-Progress Groups Continue Attempts to Delay Key Infrastructure

February 24, 2017
Yesterday, a Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board judge denied a request by a group of anti-progress groups, led by the Clean Air Council, to reconsider a ruling to allow for construction to begin on the Mariner East 2 pipeline. Mariner East… Read More ►

PEIA Applauds DEP Approving Mariner East 2 Following Unprecedented Review Process

February 13, 2017
Great news!!! Just a bit ago the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued the Chapter 102 and 105 permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline project. The DEP’s process was unprecedented, generated tens of thousands of public comments, some of… Read More ►

PEIA Applauds DEP Decision to Approve Mariner East 2 Permits

February 13, 2017
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Members of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance today applauded the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s decision to approve permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline, allowing the project to proceed to construction. “Like we have been saying… Read More ►

Governor Wolf’s Leadership Needed for Infrastructure Development

February 7, 2017
Building and maintaining a robust energy infrastructure that promotes the countless positive benefits provided through expanded development of our energy resources is important for Pennsylvania’s future. Development of the Marcellus and Utica Shale formations has provided Pennsylvania countless economic opportunities,… Read More ►

It’s Time to Build Mariner East 2

January 31, 2017
“19 projects are currently being held up,” says Jay Cleveland, President and CEO of Cleveland Brothers a third generation, Pennsylvania-based Caterpillar dealership. It’s not enough that infrastructure investments are on the drawing board, the problem is that too many reputable,… Read More ►