Via Ellen Sue Gerhart "I'm home." "Those two words are packed with enormous emotion, more than I ever thought possible. For the past two months I have been incarcerated in the Centre County Correctional Facility in Bellefonte, PA, by order of Huntingdon County Judge George Zanic, for indirect contempt of an order he issued in favor of Energy Transfer Partners' construction of the dangerous and still incomplete Mariner East 2 pipeline. My family, supporters, and I have fought
From Middletown Coalition for Community Safety FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 10, 2018 Media contact: (484) 441-3308 or firstname.lastname@example.org MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania, July 10, 2018— Six mothers and grandmothers blocked construction of Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 pipeline early Tuesday morning, in Middletown Township, Delaware County. Accompanied by numerous supporters, the area-residents staged a sit-in protest of the pipeline construction early Tuesday morning, re
Edited by EDGE member, video from local resident UPDATE: New violation issued today 3-19-18 (link in comments) According to ETP/Sunoco’s word it was 500 Gallons Per Minute... Everyone within 450 feet of HDD both public and private water supplies need to be notified and could be impacted... But hey as long as a PA licensed geologist reports on why it happened and how it will be managed in the future - drilling can start back up!!! https://bit.ly/2pCIYf9 ***Breaking: Another in
Update: the PUC granted the emergency shutdown. Mariner East 1 will be shut down for 10 - 14 days while Sunoco does mandatory inspections of the pipeline and attempt to fix the surrounding area. That is, unless Sunoco successfully appeals the halt, though the PUC is not quite as toothless as PA DEP. http://www.philly.com/philly/business/energy/puc-orders-sunoco-mariner-pipeline-shutdown-sinkholes-chester-county-exton-20180307.html BREAKING NEWS: the Pennsylvania Public Utilit
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Created by E.D.G.E. member. In support of Middletown Coalition for Community Safety (MCCS) - 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"