HARRISBURG (AP) – Pennsylvania has fined an energy company more than $30 million but will allow it to resume construction on its natural gas pipelines.
State environmental regulators announced a settlement with Texas-based Energy Transfer on Friday.
The state said Energy Transfer had violated environmental regulations during construction of the Revolution pipeline in western Pennsylvania.
Regulators are lifting a statewide moratorium on construction permits for Energy Transfer, saying the company has promised to improve its construction practices. Energy Transfer said Friday it was pleased to have reached the agreement.
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