|  Christine Marie Nielsen

PA DEP Stoppage of Mariner East 2 Remains in Place after Public Hearing

Construction work remains halted on part of Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East 2 (ME2) natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline following a public hearing held April 30 in Pennsylvania for discussion of the project. Meanwhile, the state’s public utilities commission allowed the company to resume operations on its nearby Mariner East 1 (ME1) pipeline.

Last week, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) ordered work to stop at one site of the project due to a series of inadvertent returns. Sunoco has submitted a request to restart at the site; that request is under review by the PA DEP. PA DEP spokesman Neil Shader wrote to Energy Transport Insider in an email that the D...

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