The sinkhole occurred in the area of Lisa Drive, West Whiteland Township, where multiple sinkholes first appeared during construction of the pipeline in March 2018.
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The switch to natural gas from coal has some predicting a similar shift in the coming decades when new natural gas plants begin to age.
There are no federal maximum contaminant levels for PFAS. Pennsylvania joins others states that have set their own.
The Biden Administration provided $3 billion from the Inflation Reduction Act to help make the purchase, which is expected to cost $9.6 billion in total.
The Sunrise Project is part of the global Vanguard S.O.S. campaign aimed at pressuring the company to disinvest in fossil fuels.
The no-contest plea to multiple criminal charges marks the first time Cabot Oil and Gas has taken responsibility for destroying drinking water supplies.
The executive director of Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania said, “This is such an existential election for environmental issues in this state, particularly at the top of the ticket with the governor’s race.”
The backbone of the nation’s current water quality regulations dates back to the early 1970s with the passage of laws like the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Water Act, which is 50 years old as of Oct. 18.
The Chemical Safety Board’s investigation points to a corroded pipe as the source of the explosion. It also says several safety provisions failed to kick in immediately or were not in place.