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StateImpact Pennsylvania reporter Susan Phillips discusses the Mariner East project’s problems, and how a pipeline explosion in western Pennsylvania led District Attorney Tom Hogan to take a hard look at a pipeline in his own backyard.
Continued problems with Sunoco’s Mariner East project, and the company’s failure to fix problems related to a line in western Pennsylvania, have raised the profile of legislation that has stalled in the past.
The governor’s plan — if passed — would route money toward things like broadband expansion, flood remediation, and urban blight reduction.
Wolf staffers initially said he was busy, but the children saw him walking into his office and pressured him to meet.
Sinkholes in early 2018 exposed a section of Mariner East 1, prompting a Public Utility Commission administrative law judge to shut down the pipe and halt construction of two new lines, citing an “imminent risk” to the public.