On August 12, 2014, PennEast Pipeline Company (a joint project of AGL Resources,NJR Pipeline Company, South Jersey Industries, and UGI Energy Services) announced plans to construct a 100-mile pipeline from Luzerne County in Pennsylvania to Mercer County in New Jersey.
The Clean Air Council is working to make sure that Pennsylvania does not follow through on its suggestion to credit Waste-to-Energy (WTE) plants with carbon reductions. The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed limit on carbon dioxide from power plants requires Pennsylvania to cut carbon emissions by 32% from 2005 levels.
Contact: Joseph Otis Minott, Clean Air Council Executive Director 215-567-4004 ext. 116, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clean Air Council Influential in Denial of Sunoco Logistics Mariner East Pipeline Petition
The PA Public Utility Commission released a ruling today, July 30, 2014, that Sunoco’s proposed Mariner East Pipeline is not a public utility service and that Sunoco is not a public utility corporation.
25 People Arrested Blocking Entrances to FERC, Protesting Proposed Fracked Gas Export Facility and Pipelines.
WASHINGTON - July 14 - Residents impacted by shale gas infrastructure and their supporters, including Council staff, blocked the entrances to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) headquarters today in protest of the proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility and pipeline projects throughout the northeast.