pipeline-safety

Why Pa.’s public pension funds have millions of dollars of your money tied up in the natural gas industry

BY: - February 7, 2020

According to an annual report released last November by the Pennsylvania School Employees Retirement System, the teachers’ pension fund has $336 million dollars worth of stock invested in the controversial pipeline company. That’s the pensions’ third biggest holding of a single U.S.-based publicly traded asset.

Pipeline politics put Chester County incumbents in peril

BY: - January 19, 2020

Two first-term Democrats ushered in during 2018’s blue wave — Reps. Danielle Friel Otten and Kristine Howard — have primary challenges running against them who cite the tumult over the Mariner East pipeline for their runs.

Report: FBI opens corruption probe of how Wolf administration issued pipeline permits

BY: - November 12, 2019

Environmental advocates have long raised concerns about the Mariner East pipeline project, which carries western Pennsylvania-produced natural gas to a suburban Philadelphia facility for export.

COMMENTARY

It’s time to shut down Mariner East — and Energy Transfer | Opinion

BY: - September 12, 2019

An Aug. 5 explosion in Chester County wasn't the beginning of the harms from Mariner East. But it should be the beginning of the pipeline's end.