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Energy Transfer fined $140K for construction violations along Beaver County pipeline

Energy Transfer fined $140K for construction violations along Beaver County pipeline

The violations include failing to report a landslide, failing to properly mark the pipeline’s path, and allowing erosion and runoff problems. 
As Shell’s construction moves into final stage, citizens organize environmental self-defense classes
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As Shell’s construction moves into final stage, citizens organize environmental self-defense classes

When the Beaver County petrochemical plant starts producing its plastic pellets sometime in the next few years, it will put information into the world, through air and water emissions. A number of local environmental and citizen groups are mobilizing to scoop up that data.

Enviro groups challenge EPA's new air rule for ethane crackers
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Enviro groups challenge EPA's new air rule for ethane crackers

Groups say the new rules don't protect the public from harmful emissions from these plants and allow too many loopholes for industry.
Shell says it will reintroduce 300 construction workers a week in ramp up at cracker site
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Shell says it will reintroduce 300 construction workers a week in ramp up at cracker site

The petrochemical plant in Beaver County is buzzing back to life with 800 workers on site as of last week and a plan to add 300 more workers per week going forward, officials at Shell Chemical Appalachia said.

Shell keeps massive construction site in Beaver County site open despite coronavirus worries
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Shell keeps massive construction site in Beaver County site open despite coronavirus worries

Shell says construction will go ahead at its Beaver County petrochemical plant despite the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

After the explosion

After the explosion

Ivy Lane was a quiet cul-de-sac built on a hill in Center Township, Beaver County. Its new neighbor is a pipeline company.

Pennsylvania: DEP issues $30.6 million penalty over ETC revolution Pipeline explosion violations

Pennsylvania: DEP issues $30.6 million penalty over ETC revolution Pipeline explosion violations

The Department of Environmental Protection announced it has issued a $30.6 million civil penalty to ETC Northeast Pipeline for violations related to the 2018 Revolution Pipeline explosion and fire in Beaver County.

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