AUGUST 1, 2017
With a horrendous pipeline safety record pockmarked with sizable spills into a world class trout stream and at least two sensitive wetlands and the total demolition of an historic dwelling – not to mention, an embarrassingly imperialist clash with the Standing Rock Sioux – Energy Transfer Partners will be investigated for highly suspect business practices, should two ranking Democrats and angry residents of three states get their way.
Sunoco Logistics, recently merged with Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), insists it maintains the strictest safety standards in the interests of public safety and the environment; yet, in actuality, Reuters investigators found its record the worst in the industry – a dubious distinction, considering Big Oil’s obsession with secreting spill information from public perusal.
Traversing Ohio and West Virginia, across Pennsylvania, to the Atlantic coast, construction of Mariner East 2 began in February to the consternation of environmentalists, activists, and residents in its path – many of whom have had their property usurped through the government’s property theft program known as eminent domain – and despite pending litigation, petitions, and large-scale protests.
Plagued with spills, leaks, accidents, and other issues, the Mariner East 2 pipeline project has run roughshod over the environment – as well as property rights.
This post was published at The Daily Sheeple on CLAIRE BERNISH /.