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Latest lawsuit against UGI, R.M. Palmer blames type of plastic pipeline linked to past accidents

A new lawsuit alleges UGI Utilities and R.M. Palmer ignored warnings from federal agencies about the potential risks associated with a kind of plastic pipeline material known as Aldyl-A.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Methane leaks from pipelines targeted by proposed federal rule

The rule is part of the Biden Administration’s pledge to reduce methane emissions 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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Company faces criminal charges over pipeline explosion in Western Pennsylvania

A 2018 landslide along the pipeline’s route in Beaver County triggered a gas explosion and fire that destroyed a home, a barn and several cars, collapsed six high-voltage transmission towers.
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/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro reschedules pipeline probe announcement

His office had billed it as a “major environmental crimes case.”

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Mariner East project penalized for dozens of violations in Lebanon County

The incidents include a 200-gallon spill at sites along Snitz Creek.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania