Senator Yudichak Statement on State Permit Approvals for Mariner East 2 Pipeline Project

Nanticoke, February 14, 2017 – Following yesterday’s approval of water quality and erosion and sediment control permits issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for the Mariner East 2 pipeline project, State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) today issued the following the statement:

“I want to commend the work performed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to ensure a thorough and transparent review of the Mariner East 2 pipeline project.  Issuance of these permits reflects years of cooperation with stakeholders, careful attention to environmental impacts and public safety, and continued dedication to Pennsylvania’s energy economy and job creation.”

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