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Updated: March 27, 2020 | 5:25 pm

Wolf vetoes natural gas tax-break bill

Proponents: Economic impact of new coronavirus pandemic should boost efforts to override veto
By Susan Phillips

Updated: March 25, 2020 | 10:45 pm

Mariner East construction back on after waiver requests approved

Wolf administration grants all of Energy Transfer's waiver requests
By Susan Phillips

Energy Transfer seeks waiver to continue some Mariner East work

Company says state has allowed some work to continue
By Susan Phillips

Mariner East construction shut down by governor’s order

There was some confusion after residents near the line awoke Friday to activity they thought was supposed to have stopped Thursday night. But construction of the pipeline will be suspended during the coronavirus pandemic.

By Susan Phillips



Updated: March 18, 2020 | 5:30 pm

Shell suspends construction of Beaver County petrochemical plant to address coronavirus concerns

On Tuesday, Shell said it was keeping the site open while working to limit the potential spread of the coronavirus. On Wednesday, it said suspending construction was in the “best long-term interest of our workforce, nearby townships” and the state.

By Reid Frazier

Electricity usage down across the region, which helps power grid staffing

PJM had prepared for pandemics and even did dry-runs with their staff working from home.
By Susan Phillips

Shell keeps massive construction site in Beaver County site open despite coronavirus worries

Company says it is addressing crowding on 6,000 worker site
By Reid Frazier
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