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He continued, “We are living up to our promise to hold this project accountable to the strong protections in the permits. pipeline stretches across the state of Pennsylvania including Blair and Huntingdon counties.
One of the major factors leading to this decision came from several complaints of cloudy water from private water wells in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County. It stipulated that Sunoco must address that issue before their permits are restored. The order requires us to submit various reports related to current and future construction activities. We also reiterate our commitment to the highest levels of construction expertise and our dedication to preserving and protecting the environment in which we conduct our work.”
Back in December, the DEP handed down a violation for drilling fluids leaking into Raystown Lake in Huntingdon County.
The violation claims they received a written report from Sunoco saying there was an inadvertent return of drilling fluids that leaked into Raystown Lake: an estimated 25 to 30 gallons of fluids.
The violation required Sunoco to recover the fluids from the lake and prove any preventative measures taken to avoid something like this from happening again.