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Pennsylvania DEP official: Trusting Sunoco Pipeline ‘has come back to bite us’ again and again

“We basically said, `Enough is enough,'" said Domenic Rocco, director of regional permit coordination for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Pennsylvania DEP official: Trusting Sunoco Pipeline ‘has come back to bite us’ again and again

“We basically said, `Enough is enough,'" said Domenic Rocco, director of regional permit coordination for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

New Jersey refinery becomes latest casualty of collapse in fuel demand

The nationwide decline in fuel demand resulting from pandemic-related lockdowns and less travel have already forced the announced shutdown or repurposing of at least six refineries since March.

New Jersey refinery becomes latest casualty of collapse in fuel demand

The nationwide decline in fuel demand resulting from pandemic-related lockdowns and less travel have already forced the announced shutdown or repurposing of at least six refineries since March.

UGI will pay $1.1 million fine in 2017 fatal gas explosion that leveled a house

In addition to the fine, the PUC said UGI will spend more than $50 million on safety enhancements, infrastructure replacement and accident-prevention measures.

UGI will pay $1.1 million fine in 2017 fatal gas explosion that leveled a house

In addition to the fine, the PUC said UGI will spend more than $50 million on safety enhancements, infrastructure replacement and accident-prevention measures.
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Sunoco wants to block order to reroute Mariner East pipeline away from Chester’s Marsh Creek Lake

Sunoco has asked a Pennsylvania hearing board to overturn an order requiring it to reroute a troublesome section its Mariner East pipeline, saying the detour would add two years to its project

Japan, world’s third-largest economy, vows to be carbon neutral by 2050

"It's pretty powerful," said one expert. "He was emphasizing a fundamental shift, and that indicates how strongly he feels about the change."

Electric-car mania turns Asian battery makers into power brokers

"There are not enough batteries to fulfill the automakers' near-term promises," said one analyst.

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Secrecy law for Pa. utilities gets boost in court ruling sidelining public records agency

Utility companies — including Sunoco, which is behind the controversial Mariner East pipeline system — have wide authority to keep safety information a secret with little oversight.

Trump didn’t bring back coal in Pa. But that doesn’t mean miners are backing Biden.

Despite Trump’s declaration that he’s “putting our great coal miners back to work,” even people in Pennsylvania’s Coal Country see an industry in its coda.

Unpaid Pa. utility bills soar 68% in the pandemic, and thousands face shutoffs next month

New PUC data shows that Peco customers owe $135.6 million, up 150% from a year ago. PGW customers owe $85.3 million, nearly double the unpaid bills in 2019.

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Emergency plans fail to consider complexity of Mariner East pipelines, and those most at risk in an accident

Experts say they require specialized planning, with blueprints for how all people — especially those with disabilities — can get to safety. But Pa.’s plan is one of passing the buck.

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Many Pa. communities are in the dark about Mariner East pipelines, leaving them at risk in an emergency

Despite being one of the most controversial projects in Pennsylvania history, many emergency managers and others along the route cannot confidently answer one pressing question: Are we prepared?

Utilities can soon cut off nonpaying customers, Pa. says, but the poorest customers are protected

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission voted 3-1 Thursday to lift the ban on service terminations, starting Nov. 9, but it also put in safeguards for struggling families and small businesses.

Exxon’s plan for surging carbon emissions revealed in leaked documents

Exxon has also never publicly disclosed forecasts for its own emissions. But planning documents show for the first time that Exxon has carefully assessed the direct emissions it expects to make.

Peco seeks 9% rate increase for natural gas customers

The Philadelphia utility, which serves about 540,000 gas customers in the suburbs, said the rate increase was its first in 10 years.

Need HVAC help for cool weather? Here’s how to pick a new heating system wisely.

For furnaces, it usually makes sense to pay extra for a more efficient furnace, compared to a minimally efficient model. The resulting energy savings from more efficient equipment quickly “pays off.

Republicans warn Pa. shale gas industry of economic ‘disaster’ if Democrats win

"Joe Biden has simply followed along with the left-wing extremists and their hostility to even the cleanest burning of all fossil fuels," Sen. Pat Toomey told a shale industry conference.

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