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Middletown Coalition for Community Safety (MCCS) is a nonpartisan grassroots group of parents and residents whose goal is to educate elected officials and the public regarding the risks associated with the proposed Mariner East 2 pipeline.  The so-called proposed "ME2" pipeline is a hazardous, highly volatile liquids (HVL) pipeline slated to run through all of Middletown Township, Delaware County,  a densely populated "high consequence" area.  MCCS is working to ensure that area-specific impact studies are conducted and that emergency preparedness, notification, and evacuation plans are in place for all residents and schools in close proximity to any proposed high-pressure HVL line.  

Protecting Communities

UPDATE:

ETP Mariner East liquids pipe spills fluid in Pennsylvania again

Reuters, March 16, 2018

 

PUC ratifies Sunoco pipeline shutdown until sinkholes can be resolved

Philly Inquirer, March 15, 2018

 

PUC SEEKS EMERGENCY INJUNCTION OF MARINER 1

"The PUC was notified through email communications from a local resident regarding the formation of sinkholes near and/ or above Sunoco's ME1 Pipeline facility. @GovernorTomWolf

 

100 groups around the globe join push urging Wolf to shut down Mariner East 2 pipeline [Delco Times]

Mariner East 2 puts residents on both sides of the Atlantic at risk: Communities in eastern Pennsylvania that will bear the burden associated with fracking; the communities along the pipeline route endangered by spills and explosions; and those living near the petrochemical facilities in Europe that will use the gas liquids carried by the pipeline...@GovernorTomWolf

 

Uwchlan Township enforcing local safety ordinance [CBS Philly]

 

"Other municipalities along the pipeline route should look to Uwchlan as an example of what true community stewardship looks like. Gov. Wolf has refused to protect these communities, so they are stepping up to protect themselves." [Daily Local News]

 

Delco council to seek bids for pipeline risk-assessment study [Delco Times]

Delaware County Council voted Wednesday to move forward with a hazard assessment of the Mariner East 2 pipeline.

 

 
 

Adopted: Resolution in Support of Public Safety

MCCS Letter to Delaware County Council

Rep. Chris Quinn Joins Residents at Latest SUNOCO Sinkhole, Calls for Moratorium on Mariner East

WANTED.

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GROWING AWARENESS AND COALITIONS

The MCCS steering board includes residents from Middletown Township, Upper Providence, Thornbury, and Westtown. The larger coalition group includes 1300 members from the municipalities listed above as well as many other Delaware and Chester County communities including Media Borough, Swarthmore, Nether Providence, Rose Valley, Aston, Brookhaven, East Goshen, and others.

 

The Coalition is working with Delaware County municipalities to adopt Resolutions of Concern and enact Pipeline Zoning Ordinances, and is also working cross-county in collaboration with groups throughout the state that are concerned with public safety issues. In addition, the Coalition is working on the State and Federal level to secure proper regulation and oversight to ensure the health and safety of our communities.

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