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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 […]

Group moves to Stop Sunoco Pipeline.

26 Sep

September 26, 2016, Delaware County, PA.   The Middletown (Delaware County, PA) Coalition for Community Safety is presenting an emergency application for an Injunction today to delay the vote by the Township of Middletown, in connection with the granting of easements to Sunoco Pipeline, LP (“SPLP”), for its Mariner East II pipeline. The group is asking […]

EPA Questions Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

20 Sep

  In July, 2016, the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a four-page letter to FERC (the Federal Energy Regulation Commission), raising questions about Transco’s Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline, proposed to be built through Pennsylvania. The 30-inch pipeline is designed to carry natural gas from Marcellus Shale production areas to Transco’s Pooling Point in Choctaw County, […]

DEP Notice to Sunoco – Mariner East II Pipeline

20 Sep

DEP Issues Technical Deficiency Notice for Chester County Chapter 105 Application of Sunoco Pipeline for Mariner East II. On September 6, 2016, the PA DEP issued a Technical Deficiency Notice to Sunoco Pipeline, L.P. regarding its Mariner East II Pipeline in Chester County, PA. There will be similar notices for every county in which the […]

Special Alert- Property Owners Signing Pipeline Easements

28 Jul

Our firm represents many landowners who have had to deal with new pipeline easements.  Whether it is the Sunoco Mariner East series of lines, the Columbia Lines, Eastern Shore Natural Gas, the Williams Atlantic Sunrise, Constitution Pipeline or any other pipeline, there are lingering issues you need to consider: Sooner or later, most of us […]

Pipeline Eminent Domain Condemnation

15 Apr

Pipeline Eminent Domain Condemnation Action on this issue is needed immediately.    Most of the amicable settlements between Sunoco Pipeline, L.P., and property owners over right of way agreements related to the Mariner East pipelines are on the books.  The Atlantic Sunrise line is now two years in acquisition and in a similar posture.  For […]