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Two Indicted For Sabotaging Dakota Access Pipeline

Des Moines, IA – Two environmental activists, Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for charges related to acts of sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in 2016 and 2017.
The two are charged with “one count of…

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Pennsylvania Halts Construction of Mariner East 2 Pipeline

Harrisburg, PA – On January 3, Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued an Administrative Order halting all construction of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. The natural gas liquids pipeline is being constructed by Sunoco Logistics, who in 2017 completed their corporate merger with Energy…

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Judge Orders Halt To Horizontal Drilling For Mariner East 2 Pipeline

Harrisburg, PA – On Tuesday, July 25, a judge on Pennsylvania’s Environmental Hearing Board ordered a temporary stop to all horizontal drilling operations underway to construct the Mariner East 2 pipeline. The ruling against Sunoco Logistics (which recently merged with Energy Transfer Partners) was issued…

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Sunoco Faces Backlash After Repeated Pipeline Drilling Spills

West Whiteland Township, PA – Construction of the Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids pipeline faces several new obstacles as local authorities and the public respond to a series of drilling accidents.
Sunoco/Energy Transfer Partners recently voluntarily stopped construction in certain areas where horizontal directional…

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Drilling for Mariner East 2 Pipeline Contaminates Drinking Water

West Whiteland Township, PA – Residents along the construction route of Sunoco/Energy Transfer Partners’ Mariner East 2 pipeline are reporting contamination in their water after pipeline drilling accidents led to a chemical slurry compromising a well, which then tainted another well and several aquifers.
Over…