Pa. Judge OKs Clean Air Council's Sunoco Pipeline Fight

Law360, Philadelphia (May 26, 2017, 1:38 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania trial judge ruled Thursday that an environmental group could move forward with a lawsuit challenging a Sunoco Inc. unit’s ability to seize land through eminent domain for the controversial Mariner East 2 pipeline despite a string of state appeals court rulings rejecting similar claims.

While the state’s Commonwealth Court has upheld a series of decisions tossing challenges to eminent domain proceedings Sunoco Pipeline LP has lodged seeking to cross properties along Mariner East 2’s 350-mile route, Judge Linda Carpenter in the Philadelphia County Court...
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