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Updated: December 3, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Chester County DA charges Energy Transfer security manager, others in scheme to use constables for Mariner East pipeline security

Those charged include employees from the international security firm TigerSwan.
By Susan Phillips

Several Chester, Delaware county residents urge PUC judge to shut down Mariner East pipelines, citing fears of leak or explosion

Industry advocate calls hearings a ‘last-ditch effort’ to stop legally permitted project
By Jon Hurdle

In court, seven people who live near Mariner East pipelines will urge a regulator to stop the project for good. It might be their last chance

Residents who assail Sunoco’s track record and its emergency plans are pitted against a company that admitted mistakes in construction yet says the project meets all state and federal requirements.

By Jon Hurdle

Sunoco still needs DEP approvals to restart pipeline work at Lisa Drive, Chester County

Lifting of injunction at sinkhole site isn’t final green light for Mariner East
By Jon Hurdle

Updated: September 19, 2019 | 3:06 pm

Court ruling clears way for Mariner East construction to restart at West Whiteland

PUC will have to lift injunction that blocked work at Chester County site, lawyers say
By Jon Hurdle


Federal appeals court strikes blow to PennEast pipeline project

The Third Circuit decision blocks PennEast from condemning state-owned land in New Jersey
By Susan Phillips

Updated: August 26, 2019 | 10:08 am

Wolf tells pipeline activists he won’t shut down Mariner East

Gov. Tom Wolf met Chester County residents at a pipeline construction site. After one resident expressed concerns about pipeline safety, Wolf said, “I fully agree that we should do a better job but we disagree on whether we should keep doing this or not.”

By Jon Hurdle

Chester County DA files charges against two Sunoco security guards

Hogan says constables overstepped their bounds when patrolling a suburban development
By Jon Hurdle

Updated: August 9, 2019 | 7:59 am

Pipeline experts say vapor buildup likely led to explosion at Chester County pump station

It looks like pilot light ignited excess hydrocarbons when it was re-lit, experts say
By Jon Hurdle
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