HARRISBURG, Pa. — Drilling associated with the construction of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline Project has been halted after a material surfaced, the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has confirmed.
The DEP issued this statement on the matter:
DEP is aware of and investigating an inadvertent return associated with the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline.
Drilling was stopped when the return was identified, and DEP was notified; drilling will not recommence until we receive sufficient information and a plan from Sunoco, pursuant to permit conditions.
Fox43 TV – Sean Naylor – 08.29.2017