West Goshen’s Last Stand to Stop Mariner East 2 Pipeline

There are a few last, desperate gasps at attempting to stop Sunoco Logistics Partners’ Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline from being built. The pipeline is currently under construction (see Mariner East 2 Pipeline Constructions Begins Across PA). Even though trees are getting cut and pipeline is being laid, that doesn’t stop libs in places like West Goshen Township (Chester County, near Philadelphia) from attempting to deny Sunoco a zoning permit for a valve on the pipeline. Sunoco has politely, but firmly, told West Goshen the pipeline doesn’t need a permit from the town to install a valve because it’s a state-permitted project. In other words, go pound sand. Sunoco plans to move forward, at the appropriate time, with installation and wants assurances from West Goshen the town won’t send in a local cop to stop them. It could get messy…

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