PennEast: “Simply Good Public Policy”

The region’s leading business associations, representing tens of thousands of employees, continue to voice their support for affordable energy and reliable natural gas. This month the Pennsylvania Business Council (PBC) reaffirmed their support for the PennEast Pipeline to lower manufacturing costs and increase benefits for families and businesses alike. “We believe the PennEast Pipeline is… Read more »

U.S. Senate Hearing On Pipeline Infrastructure

Today, the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to examine oil and gas pipeline infrastructure and the economic, safety, environmental, permitting, construction, and maintenance considerations associated with that infrastructure. Witness testimony included Sean McGarvey, president of North America’s Building Trades Unions, who explained: “In any successful organization, labor or otherwise, being… Read more »

PA Chemical Industry Supports PennEast

This past Tuesday, the same day Shell Chemical Appalachia announced it was moving forward with a multibillion-dollar ethane cracker in western Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council (PCIC) weighed-in with their support for the PennEast Pipeline. “To ensure the chemical industry’s continued growth in Pennsylvania and the region, manufacturers need to be assured they can… Read more »

PennEast Requests New Jersey Governing Bodies Begin Collaborative Green Acres Diversion Process

(WYOMISSING, Pa.) – Several local governing bodies have another opportunity to provide input into the PennEast Pipeline Project by participating in a transparent, thorough and collaborative process regarding the proposed diversion of portions of open space parcels under the New Jersey Green Acres program. Under the program, not only does existing open space revert to… Read more »

Statement by PennEast Pipeline Company, Regarding Alleged Trespassing

“While the opposition tactic of filing a lawsuit is not unique to PennEast, it clearly demonstrates the great lengths that those opposed to the Project will go to try to discredit the many environmental, practical and economic benefits the PennEast Pipeline Project will deliver to local families and businesses. When PennEast receives the lawsuit, PennEast… Read more »

Pennsylvania and New Jersey Communities Benefit from Recent Grants

(Wyomissing, Pa.) – New equipment and training for first responders, as well as agricultural education and food assistance, represent a few of the efforts PennEast Pipeline Company LLC (PennEast) is proud to support through its most recent Community Connector Grant awards. Announced today, PennEast has awarded 16 Community Connector Grants totaling $85,000. Since its 2014… Read more »

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Environmental Review Schedule is Another Important Step Forward for PennEast

(WYOMISSING, Pa.) — The Notice of Schedule (NOS) for Environmental Review recently released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) pursuant to the PennEast Pipeline Project (Project) is a key milestone for the Project, according to PennEast Pipeline Company LLC (PennEast). Released March 29, the NOS establishes Dec. 16, 2016, for the completion of FERC’s… Read more »

Letter: PennEast Pipeline would be safe

(Wyomissing, PA) – A letter raised misguided concerns about PennEast Pipeline’s application to the Delaware River Basin Commission for a water permit and alleged impacts on waterways (“Stop the pipeline,” March 10). The pipeline will deliver low-cost, local natural gas to eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey families and businesses. The letter stated that PennEast “plans… Read more »

Back Mountain and Wilkes-Barre chambers of commerce send letters in support of PennEast Pipeline

From the Times Leader The Back Mountain and Greater Wilkes-Barre chambers of commerce sent letters in support of the planned PennEast Pipeline to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission earlier this month. The chambers’ support of the controversial pipeline project is rooted in fostering economic development and providing lower energy costs for families, said James V…. Read more »

Yudichak gives support to PennEast pipeline, but only if done responsibly

A local lawmaker is lending his support to a new natural gas pipeline, provided it is developed responsibly, he says. However, some people who could have the pipeline as a neighbor aren’t happy about that. State Sen. John Yudichak, D-Plymouth Township, recently wrote a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which reviews interstate natural… Read more »