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.READ MORE: Man Involved In High-Speed Police Chase In Penn Hills Wanted After Walking Out Of UPMC Mercy Hospital
The state said Energy Transfer had violated environmental regulations during construction of the Revolution pipeline in western Pennsylvania.READ MORE: 'I Don’t Know If You Overcome It': Caitlyn Kaufman's Mother Recalls Losing Her Daughter In Nashville Road Rage Shooting
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.MORE NEWS: FDA Authorizes Pfizer's Coronavirus Vaccine For Children 12 To 15 Years Old
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