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Craig Stevens, of Silver Lake in Susquehanna County, holds up a jar of addled baptize and said it is what ends up on the added ancillary of pipelines. He was amid bodies who bidding action to the Falcon Pipeline, accepted to backpack 107,000 barrels of ethane circadian to Shell’s cracker bulb actuality congenital forth the Ohio River in Potter.
Some supporters of a proposed 97-mile ethane activity brindled the admirers at a accessible audition Tuesday in Beaver County, but abounding there bidding worries that spills could alloy a bubbler baptize source.
The accompaniment Department of Ecology Protection appointed three accessible hearings afterwards association and ecology groups aloft questions about Shell’s Falcon Pipeline, which could backpack 107,000 barrels of ethane circadian to the company’s $6 billion bulb actuality congenital forth the Ohio River in Potter.
Twenty-three bodies active up to allege during Tuesday’s accessible audition at the Central Valley High School amphitheater in Monaca. Nearly all batten in opposition.
But Dave Spigelmyer, admiral of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, alleged the activity applicable and all-important for the success of Shell’s cracker plant. Some breadth association additionally said they were in favor of the pipeline.
Ken Janke of Hopewell wore a sticker that had a carve through the chat “Pipeline” as he addressed DEP officials.
“Reject this or abroad — or abroad I’ll lose my acceptance in the government … every government official that’s in Pennsylvania,” Janke said.
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Janke said he is a affiliate of the Service Employees International Union, one of the organizations that spearheaded protests in South Dakota adjoin the Dakota Access Activity in 2016.
“I’m anxious about the water. You blend with our water, you blend with us,” he said.
Though the pipeline’s proposed avenue does not cantankerous the Ambridge Reservoir, Ambridge Baptize Authority General Manager Michael Dominick said he is concerned.
“The activity runs through the Ambridge (Reservoir) watershed and in Beaver County, crosses the capital baptize band that food our analysis plant,” Dominick said.
The AWA draws from the backlog to accumulation bubbler baptize to 30,000 bodies in nine Beaver County communities and four communities in Allegheny County.
“If we absent that as our baptize source, it would be adverse to abounding communities,” he said.
The ethane pipeline, awaiting permits from the DEP, would cantankerous 22 townships in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In Pennsylvania, the nine are Chartiers, Mt. Pleasant, Robinson, North Fayette, Findlay, Independence, Raccoon, Potter and Greene.
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A map developed by FracTracker Accord shows 24 homes and three businesses aural 300 anxiety of the pipeline’s avenue in Raccoon, Independence and Mt. Pleasant townships. The nonprofit has said those structures are “at risk” in the accident of a activity aperture or explosion.
The absolute Falcon Ethane Activity will bisect 319 streams and 174 wetlands, the map shows. The accord is a nonprofit oil and gas industry babysitter group.
Two ecology groups — the Breath Activity and Clean Air Council — additionally bidding action to the pipeline’s route.
Regis Ryan of Hopewell was amid speakers who advantaged the pipeline. He batten of a ancient era aback jobs at breadth animate mills were abundant.
“This is an befalling to accompany aback these types of jobs with the Shell cracker plant. As abundant as we absence the jobs that are gone, we’re replacing them with cleaner jobs,” Ryan said.
Edwin Hill Jr. of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers agreed.
“The Shell activity aggregation has been affair with association for about two years to ensure it’s planned able-bodied to abbreviate impacts during construction,” he said, auspicious Shell to appoint bounded bodies to assignment on the pipeline.
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Of the scattering of supporters who spoke, all mentioned architecture jobs that would abutment the bounded economy.
Residents in Washington and Allegheny counties will accept the adventitious to abode the DEP on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. Lauren Fraley, a DEP spokeswoman, said Tuesday that 13 association accept active up in Washington County and 50 in Allegheny County.
The accessible animadversion aeon was continued to April 17 by the DEP.
The permits and accessible hearings accord alone with the Pennsylvania allocation of the project.
Should the permits be accustomed by DEP, architecture on the activity could activate after this year. The cracker bulb is accepted to be operational in 2020.
Dillon Carr is a Tribune-Review agents writer. Reach him at 412-871-2325, [email protected] or via Twitter @dillonswriting.
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