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Adelphia Gateway Pipeline NOW active

04 Dec

The Adelphia Gateway Pipeline is currently sending notices to property owners.  The letters deal with the re-tasking of the former pipeline from oil to gas.  Adelphia is using Western Land Services as its agent.  Think of Land Agents (Land Men) as advocates for the pipeline that are trying to sell you something.   DO NOT BUY […]

Tupitza & Kalia, P.C. to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

01 Dec

December 1, 2017  Tupitza & Kalia, P.C. announce that as of today clients will be able to pay their bills (but not make deposits to escrow), using Cryptocurrency.  The firm will accept payment in BitCoin (BTC),  Ethereum (ETH) and Electroneum (ETN).      WHY? Why are we doing this?  First, we have many clients who have […]

Stucco Verdict against Remediation Contractor

26 Jun

Tupitza & Associates, P.C. obtained an $813,000 verdict for clients on June 21, 2017, against stucco remediation contractor Atlantic Remediation and Restoration Contractors, LLC.  (“ARRC”)  and its principal, Harry Weatherby.  The verdict came in litigation brought in connection with stucco remediation of a home in Landenberg, Chester County. The Defendants were hired to remediate defective […]

Township Sues Sunoco Pipeline,L.P.

18 Feb

2/17/2017 West Goshen Township, in Chester County has filed a complaint with the Public Utilities Commission against Sunoco Pipeline, LP over the Mariner East pipeline.  The suit alleges a breach of an agreement with the township. The Pipelines Sunoco Pipeline, L.P.  in recent years repurposed a pipeline that used to deliver gasoline and other refined […]

CFPB issues $3.5M Kickback Fine

02 Feb

February 2, 2017 The CFPB, (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)  this week ordered Prospect Mortgage to pay a $3.5 million fine for improper mortgage referrals. The CFPB called it a kickback scheme. There are three reasons why the mortgage company and two real estate brokers were fined: Prospect maintained various agreements with over 100 real estate […]

Group moves to Stop Sunoco Pipeline.

26 Sep

September 26, 2016, Delaware County, PA.   The Middletown (Delaware County, PA) Coalition for Community Safety is presenting an emergency application for an Injunction today to delay the vote by the Township of Middletown, in connection with the granting of easements to Sunoco Pipeline, LP (“SPLP”), for its Mariner East II pipeline. The group is asking […]

EPA Questions Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

20 Sep

  In July, 2016, the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a four-page letter to FERC (the Federal Energy Regulation Commission), raising questions about Transco’s Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline, proposed to be built through Pennsylvania. The 30-inch pipeline is designed to carry natural gas from Marcellus Shale production areas to Transco’s Pooling Point in Choctaw County, […]

DEP Notice to Sunoco – Mariner East II Pipeline

20 Sep

DEP Issues Technical Deficiency Notice for Chester County Chapter 105 Application of Sunoco Pipeline for Mariner East II. On September 6, 2016, the PA DEP issued a Technical Deficiency Notice to Sunoco Pipeline, L.P. regarding its Mariner East II Pipeline in Chester County, PA. There will be similar notices for every county in which the […]

Special Alert- Property Owners Signing Pipeline Easements

28 Jul

Our firm represents many landowners who have had to deal with new pipeline easements.  Whether it is the Sunoco Mariner East series of lines, the Columbia Lines, Eastern Shore Natural Gas, the Williams Atlantic Sunrise, Constitution Pipeline or any other pipeline, there are lingering issues you need to consider: Sooner or later, most of us […]