PennEast Pipeline’s Main Sponsor Recognized as Enviro Champion

we are the championsPerhaps we now know the real reason why a group of anti-fossil fuel protesters decided to abandon their protest at the headquarters of PennEast Pipeline’s main sponsor, UGI. MDN told you yesterday how mainstream media in the New Jersey market covered a “massive” protest (of 35 people) who showed up at the Statehouse in Trenton during the day–with obviously nothing better to do–to protest against the PennEast Pipeline (see Tiny Protest in Trenton, NJ Against PennEast Pipeline is “News”?). The protesters had planned to also show up at UGI headquarters on Tuesday for a similar “massive” protest–but those plans got canceled. We assumed it was because it was food stamp distribution day and the paid-for protesters had better things to do–but maybe we were wrong. Could it be that protest organizers were tipped off that UGI, the lead sponsor of the PennEast Pipeline, was about to be named to a national list of utility companies that are “Environmental Champions”? It wouldn’t look good for THE Delaware Riverkeeper and her acolytes to show up and protest a company that is recognized nationwide as one of the leading environmentally sensitive companies, would it?…

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