Sunoco to pay $4.3M for spill that polluted Chester County state park; pipeline construction rerouted
The builder of a controversial pipeline will be required to repair a state park in Chester County that it polluted more than a year ago with drilling fluid, according to a settlement the Wolf administration announced Monday. Sunoco Pipeline L.P., a subsidiary of Dallas-based Energy Transfer L.P., must dredge a lake in Marsh Creek State […]
Shapiro files criminal charges against Energy Transfer in construction of Mariner East 2 pipeline
The charges accuse the Texas-based pipeline company of using unauthorized chemicals in their drilling fluid, releasing it into state water, and not reporting the spills.
Pipeline politics put Chester County incumbents in peril
Two first-term Democrats ushered in during 2018’s blue wave — Reps. Danielle Friel Otten and Kristine Howard — have primary challenges running against them who cite the tumult over the Mariner East pipeline for their runs.
Southeast Pa. lawmakers want to create a board on pipeline safety. Regulators have concerns about record privacy
Suburban Philadelphia lawmakers are trying to figure out how much transparency is too much as local governments and the public clamor for more information about the risks of natural gas pipelines.
Representing himself, Cumberland County resident battles Sunoco attorneys over pipeline concerns
The case shows the frustration many Pennsylvania residents have with the petroleum giant.
Pa. government presses pause on permits for Mariner East 2 pipeline parent company
Pennsylvania’s state environmental protection agency is temporarily blocking permits from Energy Transfer Partners in response to numerous complaints about the company’s Mariner East 2 pipeline and an September explosion in Beaver County. “There has been a failure by Energy Transfer and its subsidiaries to respect our laws and our communities,” Gov. Tom Wolf said in […]