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Chesco DA Announces More Charges in Mariner East Investigation

The Chester County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday announced a second round of criminal charges in its ongoing investigation of the contentious Mariner East pipeline […]

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Chesco DA Announces Criminal Charges Against Mariner East Security Workers

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan on Thursday afternoon announced criminal charges stemming from […]

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Should We Be Afraid of the Mariner East Pipeline?

It was dark outside, around 5 a.m., when the flames took over the sky. Neighbors described it like this: a loud hissing noise. A massive […]

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What You Need to Know About Philly’s Massive Oil Refinery Explosion

This is a developing story and may be updated. Early Friday morning, I, like many others, awoke startled after my West Philly apartment rattled. I […]

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Chesco DA Launches Criminal Investigation of Sunoco Mariner East Pipeline Project

This story has been updated to include statements from Sunoco and the office of Gov. Tom Wolf. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office is launching […]

City Life

PUC Judge Shuts Down Sunoco Mariner East Pipeline (Again) Amid “Grave Risk”

A judge with the Pennsylvania’s Public Utility Commission has once again ordered a shutdown of Sunoco’s contentious Mariner East 1 pipeline, this time amid a […]

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Sunoco Fills Chesco Sinkholes, Gets OK to Restart Mariner East Pipeline

After a two-month shutdown, the state-run Public Utility Commission will allow Sunoco to resume operation of its contentious Mariner East 1 pipeline. The commission shut […]

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Sunoco, Activists Offer Competing Rewards for Info on Pipeline Vandal

Last week, Sunoco said it will offer a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever allegedly vandalized construction equipment being used for the company’s […]

City Life

Sunoco Offers to Relocate Residents While It Analyzes Sinkholes

Sunoco has offered to relocate the Chester County residents who have seen sinkholes open in their neighborhood during construction of the company’s Mariner East pipelines. The compensation […]

City Life

“I’m Terrified”: Life on the Front Lines of the Sunoco Pipeline

T.J. Allen was asleep when the second sinkhole opened. He awoke one morning in early March and looked out the window at his childhood yard […]

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Sunoco Pipeline Shut Down Amid Risk of “Catastrophic” Leak

Sunoco was ordered to temporarily shut down its Mariner East I natural gas pipeline this week amid fears of what public safety officials say could be […]

Business

Sunoco Agrees to More Rigid Pipeline Drilling Rules

It looks like environmental groups won’t immediately take Sunoco to court over its controversial pipeline after all. On Tuesday, the company reached a draft settlement […]

Business

Judge Lifts Drilling Ban at Select Sunoco Pipeline Sites

A Pennsylvania environmental judge has allowed Sunoco to resume horizontal drilling at 16 of 55 sites along the company’s controversial Mariner East II pipeline route. The […]

Business

Sunoco Offers $60K to Homeowners Affected by Pipeline Construction

July hasn’t been a great month for Sunoco and Pennsylvania residents affected by its pipeline construction. After a drilling accident during construction at the Chester County site of its Mariner East 2 pipeline […]

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Judge Suspends All Sunoco Mariner East 2 Pipeline Construction

On Tuesday, a Pennsylvania environmental court judge ordered a two-week halt to all horizontal directional drilling associated with Sunoco’s controversial Mariner East 2 pipeline. The […]