DEP fines owner of Mariner East 2 $313K

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Thursday announced penalties totaling $313,000 to Sunoco Pipeline LP for violations during the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline.

The first consent agreement, with a $240,840 penalty for violations of Pennsylvania’s Clean Streams Law and the Dam Safety and Encroachment Act, covered 10 counties including Washington and Westmoreland, during 2018. DEP said horizontal drilling fluids went into several tributaries to creeks and streams,…


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