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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

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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: February 17, 2022 | 12:41 pm

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

Mariner East builder Sunoco agrees to $4M settlement over Marsh Creek Lake spill

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.

By Susan Phillips

Court: Town must turn over emails to gas pipeline builder

An apartment complex’s owners say pipeline construction has threatened the health and safety of the residents.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Some Democrats call for halt to Mariner East following charges, but don’t expect action from legislature

Sen. Carolyn Comitta (D-Chester) joined eight other state lawmakers to call on the Wolf Administration to halt the Mariner East Pipeline project.

By Rachel McDevitt

Updated: October 5, 2021 | 5:52 pm

Pa. charges Energy Transfer with environmental crimes over Mariner East pipeline project

The company has already paid more than $20 million in fines for more than 120 violations of the state’s Clean Streams Law. That same law is the basis for the criminal charges announced Tuesday.

By Susan Phillips
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