West Goshen Pulls Legal Stunt in Attempt to Stop ME2 Pipeline

Last March MDN told you about the desperate last stand taken by liberal anti-pipeliners in West Goshen Township, in the Philadelphia suburb of Chester County (see West Goshen’s Last Stand to Stop Mariner East 2 Pipeline). West Goshen signaled it would deny Sunoco a zoning permit for a valve on the pipeline. Sunoco 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 said it would move forward at the appropriate time with a valve installation. Sunoco requested assurances from West Goshen that the town would not send in a local cop to stop them. West Goshen hasn’t sent a cop (yet), but they did file a 135-page petition (full copy below) with the state Public Utility Commission on Monday, asking the PUC for an emergency order to stop construction of the new valve station that Sunoco is set to begin work on any time…

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