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Mariner East 2 Pipeline DEP Settlement

26 Oct

On August 9, 2017 Pennsylvania DEP reached an agreement with Sunoco related to its Mariner East 2 pipeline.  Parties to the agreement included the Clean Air Council, Delaware Riverkeeper Network, and the Mountain Watershed Association, Inc. We have had numerous questions related to this settlement. The settlement relates to HDD (Horizontal Direct Drilling) activities.  Sunoco will perform a […]

Stucco Verdict against Remediation Contractor

26 Jun

Tupitza & Associates, P.C. obtained an $813,000 verdict for clients on June 21, 2017, against stucco remediation contractor Atlantic Remediation and Restoration Contractors, LLC.  (“ARRC”)  and its principal, Harry Weatherby.  The verdict came in litigation brought in connection with stucco remediation of a home in Landenberg, Chester County. The Defendants were hired to remediate defective […]

Township Sues Sunoco Pipeline,L.P.

18 Feb

2/17/2017 West Goshen Township, in Chester County has filed a complaint with the Public Utilities Commission against Sunoco Pipeline, LP over the Mariner East pipeline.  The suit alleges a breach of an agreement with the township. The Pipelines Sunoco Pipeline, L.P.  in recent years repurposed a pipeline that used to deliver gasoline and other refined […]

CFPB issues $3.5M Kickback Fine

02 Feb

February 2, 2017 The CFPB, (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)  this week ordered Prospect Mortgage to pay a $3.5 million fine for improper mortgage referrals. The CFPB called it a kickback scheme. There are three reasons why the mortgage company and two real estate brokers were fined: Prospect maintained various agreements with over 100 real estate […]