Why Pa.’s public pension funds have millions of dollars of your money tied up in the natural gas industry
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
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
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.
It’s time to shut down Mariner East — and Energy Transfer | Opinion
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.