Tag: Pennsylvania

Infrastructure, Public Works

Three Pennsylvania airports receive $49M in federal funding

July 11, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Airport Terminals Program, a federal grant program created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, recently awarded three Pennsylvania airports $49 million. Lehigh Valley International Airport was awarded $5 million to complete an ongoing, terminal connector project, which includes a new […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

Pennsylvania awards $10M to 12 projects at state airports

April 26, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Pennsylvania recently awarded 12 projects at 10 airports $10 million in state investments through the Aviation Transportation Assistance Program. The awards are intended to expand aviation-related operational and economic opportunities statewide. “Aviation plays a vital role in keeping our state’s […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Tri-County Landfill to Reopen in Pennsylvania

December 29, 2020

Via: Waste360

The Department of Environmental Protection for the state of Pennsylvania has given the green light for Tri-County Landfill near Grove City to open once again. Tri-County Inc., the operator, can now build a new site on the 99-acre property, which […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Pennsylvania Site Latest Gas Plant Online in Building Surge

June 25, 2020

Via: PowerMag

Gas-fired power generation in the U.S. remains the top source of electricity production, even as renewable energy continues to take market share. A POWER analysis of projects shows nearly 180 gas-fired units are either under construction or in development nationwide, […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Trump Promotes Gas-to-plastics Project in Pennsylvania

August 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

President Donald Trump made a trip to western Pennsylvania earlier this week to promote a project that would turn gas into plastic products. Trump visited Shell’s Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, which critics claim will be the largest air polluter in the […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Pennsylvania Nuclear Bailout Bill Draws Fire From Ratepayer, Natural Gas and Enviro Groups

March 12, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Pennsylvania legislators have introduced a bill to shore up two money-losing nuclear power plants that would otherwise close by 2021, by folding them into the state’s 2004 alternative energy portfolio standard for wind, solar and a handful of other energy […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

Pennsylvania removes barrier to third-party EV charging station ownership

March 4, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

The state’s current prohibition on the resale of electricity is mostly aimed at unscrupulous landlords, a PUC official told Utility Dive. But by having utilities clarify third-party rules, regulators are hoping to pull down one barrier to infrastructure development that […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

How a Pennsylvania Trash Company is Working to Build RNG Infrastructure

November 2, 2018

Via: Waste360

Vogel Disposal Service has become Pennsylvania’s first waste company to make renewable natural gas (RNG) from its methane and to build its own compressed natural gas (CNG) stations fueling that gas. The Mars, Pa.-based integrated trash company that began with […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Penn Waste Announces New Recycling Guidelines for Customers in Pennsylvania

July 12, 2018

Via: Waste360

In response to China’s waste import ban and contamination standard, Penn Waste has announced new recycling guidelines for its customers in Pennsylvania. The guidelines, which went into effect on July 1, state that only clean and dry newspaper and dry […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Pennsylvania bill would allow utilities to earn returns on microgrids, storage

May 31, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

A Republican lawmaker in Pennsylvania has introduced a bill to authorize a microgrid and energy storage pilot program, culminating in a report analyzing whether utility ownership of the facilities is in the public interest. House Bill 1412 would authorize a […]

Infrastructure, Telecommunications

Frontier, UGI Utilities settle pole attachment dispute

October 17, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom

Frontier’s Commonwealth Telephone Company subsidiary in Pennsylvania and UGI Utilities have settled their utility pole attachment dispute and have asked the FCC dismiss the complaint (PDF) against the utility. By reaching an agreement, Frontier Communications and UGI said in an […]