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Sunoco Pipeline ordered to pay $660,000 for environmental violations, DEP says

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.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

New sinkhole forms along Mariner East pipeline in Chester County

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.

By Susan Phillips

Updated: 2022-08-05 15:51:28

Energy Transfer held criminally responsible for damage from Mariner East pipeline construction

Among other things, Energy Transfer will spend $10 million to restore waterways damaged by its construction.

By Susan Phillips

Mariner East pipeline motivates activist’s Green Party run for Pa. governor

Christina Digiulio said she has no illusions about winning the governor’s race as a Green Party candidate. But she wants to raise the voice of people who she says have been harmed by “pay to pollute” corporations.

By Susan Phillips

Pipeline builder in Pennsylvania failed to safeguard residents, judge says

Sunoco Pipeline LP, the developer of a multi-billion-dollar pipeline that traverses southern Pennsylvania should have done more to protect the safety of more than 200 residents of an apartment complex.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

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.

By Susan Phillips

Mariner East pipeline project is finished, after years of environmental damage, construction delays

The completion was welcomed by building trades looking to boost jobs, but dreaded by those living with an operating pipeline in their backyards.

By Susan Phillips

DEP accepting comments on Sunoco’s plan to clean up Marsh Creek Lake

Construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline was paused after Sunoco spilled thousands of gallons of drilling mud into Marsh Creek Lake in the summer of 2020.

By Rachel McDevitt

Updated: 2022-02-17 12:41:33

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.

By Susan Phillips

He wanted to help Snitz Creek. Instead, he watched Sunoco pollute it

At the heart of the Mariner East project’s construction incidents are people who watched in real time as Sunoco’s mistakes threatened places they love.

By Rachel McDevitt