Sunoco Pipeline, L.P., and ETC Northeast Pipeline LLC (ETC), both subsidiaries of Energy Transfer, LP pled no contest to criminal charges related to their conduct during the construction of two major pipelines. Mariner East 2 Pipeline, which crosses 17 counties in the southern tier of Pennsylvania, and Revolution Pipeline, a 42.5 mile pipeline that starts in Butler County and is routed through Beaver and Allegheny counties and connects to a gas processing plant in Washington County.
As part of the agreement, Energy Transfer will pay for independent evaluations of potential water quality impacts for homeowners from the construction of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline and offer approved mechanisms for restoring or replacing the impacted private water supplies. An independent professional geologist will review water testing and advise on water quality and impact. Energy Transfer will also pay $10 million for projects that improve the health and safety of water sources along the pipeline routes. Click here for more.