Last year, Energy Transfer, the parent company of Sunoco, was held criminally responsible for dozens of charges related to Mariner East and the 2018 explosion of the Revolution pipeline near Pittsburgh.
There are no federal maximum contaminant levels for PFAS. Pennsylvania joins others states that have set their own.
The Delaware River Basin Commission said its decision will control future pollution, protect public health and preserve the waters of the basin.
The four states in the Delaware River Basin — Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and New York — voted to ban fracking in February 2021.
A known cause of acute lymphoblastic leukemia is benzene, a chemical released by oil and gas drilling activities into both air and water.
Among other things, Energy Transfer will spend $10 million to restore waterways damaged by its construction.
Major export terminal pitched in Chester sets up clash between Biden’s LNG, environmental justice goals
Penn America Energy wants to construct a massive LNG export terminal along the Delaware River in Chester.
People living near Mariner East pipeline say they see work continuing — even though company says construction is finished
The company says the ongoing work isn’t construction — but people who have experience with the pipeline don’t trust the company.
Mariner East pipeline is set to be completed in 2022, after years of environmental damage and delays
More than 120 environmental violations and $20M-plus in fines and assessments pushed the project more than two years past its original finish date.
As part of the agreement with Pa. environmental regulators, Sunoco will be allowed to restart construction near Marsh Creek Lake State Park in Chester County.