The Powers Family and Natural Gas

Natural gas helps heat our homes, cook our food, heat our water, and generates about one-third of the nation’s electricity. It’s also used to make many of the products and goods that we need and enjoy most – like shoes, sporting equipment and medicines. Appliances powered by natural gas are more cost effective, reliable and… Read more »

Nearly 30 New Jersey and Pennsylvania Organizations Receive PennEast Community Connector Grants

PennEast Pipeline Company is pleased to announce its seventh round of grant awards through its Community Investment Program, which now has invested more than a half-million dollars in local organizations making a difference in their communities. The latest round of PennEast Community Connector grant recipients spans the PennEast Pipeline Project’s footprint; from Luzerne County, Pennsylvania,… Read more »

PennEast Statement on FERC Revised Environmental Review Schedule

The following is a statement by Pat Kornick, spokesperson for PennEast Pipeline Company, regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) notice of environmental review schedule change. “After a two-and-a-half year review of PennEast Pipeline Company’s application, including the 33 route adjustments announced in September to further reduce environmental impact, the additional 49-day review period FERC… Read more »

PennEast Announces New Powering STEM Grant Program

PennEast Pipeline Company is pleased to announce the PennEast Powering STEM Grant Program, which is awarding grants up to $10,000 each to local programs focused on the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Applications are due on or before February 17, 2017, and final selections will be made on March 13, 2017. For… Read more »

Video: PennEast Volunteers with Second Harvest Food Bank

Dozens of volunteers from PennEast Pipeline Company spent the day with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley last month to pack “SUNShine Boxes” in preparation for the winter and holiday season. The SUNShine Boxes program assists more than 2,000 local senior citizens each month. “We’re dedicated to being a good partner in the… Read more »

Kidder Township Zoning Board Approves PennEast Zoning Requests

Background: The following is a statement by Pat Kornick, spokesperson for PennEast Pipeline Company, regarding the Kidder Township Zoning Board’s decision on December 19, 2016. Kidder Township is located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. “PennEast Pipeline Company is pleased that the Kidder Township Zoning Board has approved its applications for approval of a special exception under… Read more »

PennEast Dec. 17 Week In Review

A Recap of PennEast and Important Natural Gas News As cold weather is upon us, take comfort that Pennsylvania’s natural gas producers are ready for this winter – explains George Stark of Cabot Oil & Gas in a Morning Call editorial this week. George highlights the savings delivered by pipelines, reiterating that PennEast could have… Read more »

Commentary: Pipelines are key to Pa’s energy future

The following column is by David Spigelmyer, president of the Pittsburgh-based Marcellus Shale Coalition. If there is one issue which Americans can rally around after a contentious and hard-fought political season, it’s the dire need to grow jobs and improve our nation’s infrastructure. As the second-largest natural gas producer in the nation, Pennsylvania has played… Read more »

Commentary: PennEast not looking for another pipeline route

The following column is by Pat Kornick, spokesperson for PennEast Pipeline Company. This originally appeared in the December 13, 2016, Intelligencer. A recent Intelligencer story falsely stated that PennEast was “looking at (an) alternative route” for its natural gas pipeline. This is not true, despite deceptive allegations by the New Jersey Sierra Club, which spurred… Read more »