Middletown Coalition of Community Safety Blog

June 12, 2019

The Resolution in Support of Public Safety adopted unanimously by Delaware County Council on June 12, 2019, calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to issue an immediate moratorium on the operations of all current and proposed Sunoco hazardous, highly volatile liquids pipelines.

May 9, 2019

Letter from the Board of Directors of the Middletown Coalition for Community Safety (MCCS) regarding the "Safety 7" case before the Pennsylvania PUC, to Delaware County Council for which Delaware County Council is an intervening body. 

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May 3, 2019

Middletown Township, Delaware County, PA — May 3, 2019. Approximately two dozen residents of Chester and Delaware Counties, joined by state Rep. Chris Quinn (R-168) and a representative of Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (D-5) met Friday morning at the site of Sunoco’s latest known sinkhole along Route 1 in Middletown Township.

 
Since assuming office in 2016, Rep. Quinn has repeatedly expressed his concerns about the risks to public safety associated with the proposed Mariner East pipelines. “Shut it down,” said Rep. Quinn. “I’ve visited the sinkholes in the Lisa Drive area, but this area is built on granite. There shouldn’t be sinkholes here--yet there are. It’s like you’re driving a car when a warning light comes on. You ne...

April 10, 2018

For Immediate Release


Middletown Coalition for Community Safety
24-Hour Information Hotline: 302-455-8721 or middletowncoalition@gmail.com

Middletown Coalition for Community Safety Offers $10,000 Reward for Information Leading to Identification of Sunoco Personnel Involved in Alleged Damage of Sunoco Equipment

DELAWARE COUNTY, Pennsylvania, April 10, 2018—The Middletown Coalition for Community Safety is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the positive identification of any person who acted on behalf of Sunoco/Energy Transfer Partners or its affiliates to damage or give instructions to damage Sunoco construction equipment.

On April 5, 2018, StateImpact Pennsylvania reported a Sunoco claim of damage to two pie...

WEST CHESTER (February 8, 2018) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announcement of an agreement with Sunoco, including a $12.6 million fine, regarding permit violations related to the Mariner East II pipeline project. As a result of that agreement, construction on the pipeline can continue.

“DEP’s job is to protect the environment. That has not been done in this case and $12.6 million won’t change that. Not only has the damage already been done, there is no indication whatsoever that any of the fines collected will go to those impacted by the pipeline here in our region.

Keep in mind, the very agency (DEP) that is...

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