SEPA Town Votes to Allow Mariner East 2 Across Town Land

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MDN has previously highlighted the fight to build the Mariner East 2 pipeline. Town by town, opponents of the pipeline have tried to stop it with zoning regulations. And town by town, those efforts are failing. A prime example is Middletown, PA, in Delaware County (near Philadelphia). The Middletown Town Council voted earlier this month to put an ordinance on the docket for council members to vote on at the Sept. 26 meeting, an ordinance that if passed, will allow Sunoco LP to move forward with building the pipeline on public land in the town–in one case across a park, and in another close to an elementary school (see PA Town’s Angst Over Mariner East 2 Pipeline Near School, Park). Town council members faced heaving criticism and opposition, but in the end they did the right thing. Monday night the Town Council voted to grant permits to Mariner East 2, provided there are certain safeguards…

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