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.
Sunoco Logistics Partners has status as a public utility. This enabled them to use eminent domain to coerce us and others throughout the state to sign easements for construction of Mariner East pipelines. These pipelines are scheduled to pass through our property, disrupting our lives, destroying our landscape, and posing chronic danger. Although our concern is personal, it is important that everyone living along or traveling in proximity to these pipelines understands their risks.
Sunoco’s new pipelines are slated to follow the path of an existing pipeline installed during the early 1930s when the majority of Chester County was farmland. In a two-mile stretch through the heart of Exton, r...