The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a public hearing on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 regarding its intent to issue an air quality permit for Sunoco Partners Marketing Terminals, L.P. (SPMT) in Marcus Hook Borough, Delaware County. SPMT is a bulk chemical storage and fractionation facility that marks the end of the controversial 350 mile Mariner East pipeline project, opposed by a number of legislators, environmental organizations, and thousands of Pennsylvania residents due to its public health, safety, and environmental risks.
Attend the hearing!
WHAT: SPMT Air Quality Plan Approval Public Hearing
WHEN: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Marcus Hook Community Center, 7 W Delaware Avenue, Marcus Hook, PA 19061
The permit being considered at the hearing would allow for the construction and operation of a flare for the removal of large quantities of gases from emergency situations as well as the disposal of continuous or intermittent emissions from various sources at the facility. The hearing is an opportunity for residents to voice their concerns regarding this new gas flare in Pennsylvania.
RSVP to this event to let us know you registered to speak or plan to attend so we know how many people to expect.
Call to register in advance to speak at the hearing by contacting Virginia Cain, DEP Environmental Community Relations Coordinator at 484-250-5808
Send written comments to James Rebarchak, DEP Environmental Program Manager or mail to Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Southeast Regional Office, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401. Written comments will be accepted until February 10, 2018.
For more information and to see the draft approval plan click here: