Tenn. Gas Pipeline Fined $800K for Violations, Illegal Dump Sites

Seems that the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) has been busy clearing up outstanding cases of violations by both drillers and pipeline companies. In addition to a stiff $1 million fine against Vantage Energy yesterday (see our companion story), the DEP fined the Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) $800,000 for violations in four different counties during pipeline construction for the 300 Line Project. TGP will pay a penalty of $210,000 and will fund a $540,000 clean-up program of illegal dumpsites in Pike, Potter, Susquehanna and Wayne counties. The details…

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