Couple unswayed on pipeline as explosion anniversary nears
April 23, 2017
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Out of sight, out of mind doesn't quite cut it for some Salem residents when it comes to underground pipelines.
"We came for peace and quiet. We worked very hard for what we have here," said Joan Pinto, who lives with her husband, Lido, on a rural property that lies in the path of Sunoco Logistics Partners LP's natural gas pipelines — one already built and two more coming.
When the Pintos bought property along Route 819 and built a house on it over 50 years ago, they were aware of an existing 8-inch pipeline running beneath their land. But they said they never ima...