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Sinkholes Prompt Pa. To Halt Sunoco Pipeline Operations

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 3:46 PM EST) -- The discovery of sinkholes along the route of a Sunoco Inc. unit's gas pipeline outside of Philadelphia prompted the state's Public Utility Commission on Wednesday to suspend service on the line for an immediate inspection.

The PUC issued an emergency order suspending operations on Sunoco Pipeline LP's Mariner East 1 pipeline after agreeing that the sinkholes presented a threat to the decades-old line’s integrity.

“Permitting the continued flow of hazardous liquids through the ME1 pipeline without the proper steps to ensure the integrity of the pipeline...
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