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Safety advocate warns of lack of oversight for new CO2 pipelines needed for carbon capture

Pipeline Safety Trust recently commissioned a report to assess the state of CO2 pipeline safety regulation.

By Kara Holsopple/The Allegheny Front

Energy Transfer facing nine counts of environmental crimes for 2018 pipeline blast

A grand jury said its review of construction documents and witness testimony produced an “overall theme of inadequate erosion control devices” and multiple landslides and slips.

By Reid Frazier

PUC approves $1.975M settlement with Energy Transfer for Pa. pipeline blast

Last year, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued a record $30 million fine to the company for the blast, focusing on the pipeline’s faulty slope stabilization.

By Reid Frazier

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Sunoco pays $85,000 for spills in four counties

The spills released a total of 412 gallons of industrial waste into wetlands and streams between February and August 2020.

By Rachel McDevitt

PUC seeks comment on $1 million fine for Beaver County pipeline blast

As part of the fine, the company would agree to several added safety precautions, including more inspections and additional monitoring for landslides along its route. 

By Reid Frazier

Neighbors and anglers cry foul over Sunoco’s pollution of Chester County trout stream

The discharge is not toxic, but it can hurt stream life. And people who live near the work site are fed up with a project one says moves ‘full steam ahead’ no matter the consequences.

By Susan Phillips

Revolution Pipeline, part of which exploded in 2018, is back in service

The Department of Environmental Protection said the pipeline’s owner has put in enough safety precautions to make the ground beneath pipeline route stable.

By Reid Frazier

AG charges two pipeline companies over spills in Washington County

Grand jury: contractor 'looked the other way' on one of the spills
By Reid Frazier
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