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Philly suburb appeals ruling on gas pipeline records

Middletown Township has been refusing to produce the records for nearly a year, claiming they were exempt from disclosure under the state’s open records law. Energy Transfer, the owner of the multi-billion-dollar Mariner East pipeline system, has also opposed their release.

By The Associated Press

Reform of secrecy law for Pa. utilities faces long odds despite agreement that it’s a problem

Lawmakers in both parties acknowledge the measure impedes government transparency and public safety, but powerful special interests stand in the way of any major changes.

By Rebecca Moss/Spotlight PA

Latest Mariner East violation in Lebanon County could draw penalties against Sunoco

State environmental regulators plan to meet with Sunoco over violations with its Mariner East pipeline. The latest was another involving Snitz Creek.

By Rachel McDevitt

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Pipeline firm to pay another $2M fine in Pennsylvania over Mariner East

Construction has drawn more than $15 million in fines and several temporary shutdown orders.
By The Associated Press

Updated: January 15, 2021 | 6:00 pm

How a Harrisburg company was ensnared in the investigation of Energy Transfer’s alleged “buy-a-badge” scheme for pipeline security

Investigators in Chester County combed through thousands of financial documents to link a Harrisburg-area security firm with Energy Transfer’s alleged effort to have Pennsylvania constables illegally provide private security for Mariner East 2 pipeline sites.

By Rachel McDevitt


AP: FBI eyes how Pennsylvania approved pipeline

The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to carry highly volatile natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania, The Associated Press has learned.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press
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