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The agency held a public event north of Philadelphia in a community where elevated levels of the toxic chemical have been found. Several people said the federal government needs to take more action than it has so far.
A township supervisor said Thursday that a township engineer had confirmed the line was part of Mariner East 1. But Sunoco said today that the line was taken out of service in 2015.
The state’s Public Utility Commission said people are not in “imminent danger” from the exposed pipe. But a township supervisor said she’s concerned and wants the situation treated with urgency.
A company cut trees for a pipeline that hasn’t been approved. The landowners just filed for compensation
The Constitution Pipeline is not built two years after crews cut more than 500 trees on northeast Pennsylvania property. The company says it is trying to get approval and still plans to build the line.
Mapping data and Sunoco’s statements point to a 12-inch pipeline that would allow the company to fulfill customers’ orders for natural gas liquids while construction of the long-delayed Mariner East 2 pipeline is being completed.
Environmentalists called Pruitt a ‘disgrace’ who favored industry while enriching himself as the EPA’s administrator. A union leader representing EPA workers in Philadelphia said he hopes the change brings ‘normalcy’ and helps restore America’s confidence in the agency.