Paddle protest at Marsh Creek Lake calls for Mariner East shutdown
Most of a dangerous toxic chemical at the PES refinery is now neutralized — but risk remains
Exposure to hydrofluoric acid can cause serious injury or death, and the chemical has posed a threat since an explosion and fire ripped through the refinery in June.
DEP fines Sunoco/Energy Transfer $313K for Mariner East construction violations
Analysts say Philadelphia refinery, shut down after fire, unlikely to find a willing buyer
Residents with PFAS-contaminated private well water in limbo as DEP investigates cause
Those with private wells close to bases where PFAS chemicals were used have received bottled water. But some places are too far away for the contamination to be the direct result of training exercises, and too far away to have been tested by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Philadelphia refinery damaged by fire will close, city says; union calls layoffs a ‘disgrace’
The explosion and fire took a day and a half to extinguish and destroyed the unit that turned crude oil into gasoline. Four employees were hurt.
New Jersey sues companies over PFAS contamination
Higher operating pressure prompts new safety concerns over Sunoco’s Mariner East 2X pipeline
Documents indicate Sunoco has a new maximum operating pressure for the line, which is under construction. An engineer who conducted a risk assessment of the Mariner East project said a higher pressure increases risk.