PUC moves to shut down Mariner East I & II

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times State officials moved Wednesday to shut down two liquid natural gas pipelines — one still under construction — after it was determined that the construction work was causing sinkholes in West Whiteland. Use of the Mariner East I pipeline, in use since 1931, was halted Wednesday and construction on the Mariner East II pipeline was shutdown again by the state...

DEP halts Mariner East 2 pipeline construction

The troubled — and much protested — construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline, which cuts through the heart of Chester County, was halted Wednesday morning by the state Department of Environmental Protection, just days after local residents and officials mounted calls to stop the project. According to a statement issued Wednesday morning by DEP, the agency has issued an order suspending the...