Statement: Pipeline Fuels D.A.’s Re-Election Efforts

Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland has jumped on the political bandwagon with Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan in seeking an investigation of the Mariner East pipeline network — and all the media attention that comes with such an announcement. Copeland announced her investigation in a release issued Monday night. Hogan opened his investigation […]

Incumbent District Attorneys Have Begun Running for Reelection

Mariner East 2 went through what the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection deemed, the “most strenuous” permit approval process, yet politicians across the Commonwealth do what they do best: make baseless political assertions in order to try to win reelection. Senator Andy Dinniman has made a career being against almost everything so it is no […]

Fake News Hits Harrisburg

Pipeline opponents continue to rely on Hail Mary attempts in hopes to halt the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania. A recent letter to Governor Wolf signed by 14 local elected officials, including the usual suspects of Sen. Dinniman, Rep. Friel Otten and Rep. Comitta, asks for a COMPLETE “moratorium” on Mariner East operations and construction. […]

Video: Economic Expert Kevin Gillen Weighs In On Consumer Savings Facilitated through NG Pipelines

Consumer savings associated with infrastructure projects may be difficult to grasp at first. After all, how are big energy infrastructure projects expected to put money back in consumers’ wallets? Fortunately, Kevin Gillen – a Wharton PhD educated economist – can provide valuable insight into the role urban development and energy infrastructure plays at the micro […]

Release: Campaigning on Pipelines

Just a few hours after terminating temporary easements and threatening legal action against the developers of the Mariner East pipeline projects in her official capacity as county commissioner, Chester County Commissioner Kathu Cozzone’s re-election campaign machine went into high gear, using the action to solicit donations with an email title, “Taking Action on the Pipeline” […]

Expert Insights – Kevin O’Connor

The latest installment of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association’s PMA Perspective series titled “Pipelines Expand Prosperity” recently premiered and featured valuable insight on pipelines, Pennsylvania natural gas and first responders. Though a number of guests were featured PEIA would like to highlight the involvement of pipeline expert Kevin O’Connor. O’Connor brings with him years of experience […]

Video: Pipelines Are Critical To Pennsylvania

Our latest video features David Black, Harrisburg Regional Chamber President and CEO, as he discusses the necessity of pipelines for Pennsylvania’s future and immediate success. The Harrisburg Regional Chamber focuses on fostering economic growth and development through its Capital Region Economic Development Corporation and David’s role as President and CEO has provided him a unique […]

Do Not Let Anti-Infrastructure Politics Hinder PA Prosperity

A recent Penn Live op-ed written by a group of business and manufacturing leaders in Pennsylvania – specifically the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, Marcellus Shale Coalition, and Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association – highlighted the incredible opportunity Pennsylvania’s energy resources provide though they warn of its spoil by anti-infrastructure movements in Pennsylvania and across the […]

Statement: Senator Calls Out Energy Industry for Use of Lobbyists but Uses Tax Dollars for Personal Crusade

State Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-Chester, recently criticized pipeline companies and related trade associations for their expenditures and advocacy efforts to build critical energy infrastructure projects across the commonwealth.   What the senator failed to mention is that he has used taxpayer money to file frivolous lawsuits in an attempt to either halt or delay these […]

Statement: PUC Ruling Favors Mariner East

The Public Utility Commission today upheld an administrative law judge’s December decision against opponents’ claims that the Mariner East projects are unsafe and need to be stopped.   Opponents had filed a petition claiming the pipeline builder hadn’t done enough to ensure communities and emergency responders had the information they needed regarding safety. They asked […]