Adelphia Gateway Pipeline Questions

06 Dec

We have been receiving lots of questions concerning the Adelphia Gateway Pipeline.  I am going to try to print out and answer the most common questions. Can I do something to stop this dead in its tracks? ANSWER:   Negotiating protections for your property and securing an easement agreement, with these protections can be consistent with […]

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 […]

Mariner East 2 Pipeline DEP Settlement

26 Oct

On August 9, 2017 Pennsylvania DEP reached an agreement with Sunoco related to its Mariner East 2 pipeline.  Parties to the agreement included the Clean Air Council, Delaware Riverkeeper Network, and the Mountain Watershed Association, Inc. We have had numerous questions related to this settlement. The settlement relates to HDD (Horizontal Direct Drilling) activities.  Sunoco will perform a […]

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 […]