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By Marc Levy 

Pennsylvania permits halted for Texas-based pipeline company


February 8, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is halting construction permits for natural gas pipelines operated by a company whose pipeline exploded last year, as the governor said Friday that Energy Transfer LP has failed to respect the state's laws and communities.

The state Department of Environmental Protection said the Texas-based company is not fixing problems related to the explosion, and piled yet another penalty onto a company project in the state.

State agencies already have imposed millions of dollars in fines and several temporary shutdown orders on Energy Transfer projects, while a co...

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