06 Jan '18, 10am

Pennsylvania Orders Halt To Pipeline Based On “Egregious” Violations Of Safety &… https://t.co/qjaJM8NgVV

Pennsylvania Orders Halt To Pipeline Based On “Egregious” Violations Of Safety &… https://t.co/qjaJM8NgVV

It would be hard to find a state that smiles more favorably on the fossil fuel industry than Pennsylvania. Oklahoma, perhaps, which has never met an opportunity to pollute its land, waterways, and skies that it didn’t like, but Pennsylvania — home to a large portion of the Marcellus Shale formation — is a close second. But on January 3, Pennsylvania officials had finally had enough of Sunoco Pipeline LP, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners. On that date, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection ordered Sunoco to stop work immediately on the Mariner East 2 pipeline. Its order was based on what officials called “egregious and willful violations” of safety and environmental laws, according to a report by Think Progress . You may have heard of Energy Transfer Partners. That’s the same bunch building the Dakota Access pipeline. It has contracted with Tiger S...

Full article: https://planetsave.com/2018/01/06/pennsylvania-orders-hal...

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