January 7, 2020 / 1:04 AM / 23 days ago

IN BRIEF: Energy Transfer subsidiary gets record $30.6 mln penalty for pipeline blast

The state of Pennsylvania has slapped a subsidiary of Energy Transfer LP with a record $30.6 million penalty that ends a moratorium on the construction of its Revolution Pipeline and resolves litigation stemming from an explosion and fire along the pipeline.

In a consent order signed on Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) agreed to let ETC Northeast Pipeline resume construction of its 40.5-mile natural gas pipeline in western Pennsylvania upon the company paying the penalty and ending its appeals of regulators’ pollution and safety orders.

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