After a video call with the company that’s redeveloping the PES site, some members of an environmental justice group said they still had questions.
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While 2021 is expected to be above average, forecasters say it won’t be as bad as 2020.
Pipeline construction has been disrupting residents’ lives since November, according to the management at Glen Riddle Station apartments in Media.
Philadelphia Gas Works — the largest publicly owned gas utility in the country — has a role in utility trade organizations that are working against efforts to transform fossil fuel providers.
Some levels are higher than what the EPA deems actionable. An agency spokesperson and the Philly health department say the levels don’t indicate health impacts for nearby neighborhoods. But the director of Global Public Health and the Common Good at Boston College said any exposure increases risk.
New Jersey wants to block the project, saying the constitution bars the private company from seizing state-controlled land through eminent domain.
The novel use of the Pennsylvania Clean Streams law allows the county to now hold Energy Transfer accountable independent of DEP and the PUC.
PUC judge orders Sunoco to improve its public safety guidance, and pipeline safety, on Mariner East project
A judge found Sunoco in violation of rules around public safety communication, and ordered the company to bury some lines deeper. She did not halt operation of the lines.
The discharge is not toxic, but it can hurt stream life. And people who live near the work site are fed up with a project one says moves ‘full steam ahead’ no matter the consequences.
“We are finding local solutions to local problems, and this suit is important in declaring our right to do so on this and many other issues,” Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said.