By: KDKA-TV News Staff
BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) – The company behind a pipeline explosion in Beaver County in 2018 has been charged with environmental crimes.
Energy Transfer allegedly dumped industrial waste into Raccoon Creek and ignored concerns about erosion leading to the landslide that caused the explosion. The
Barns were burned, animals were killed and dozens of people had to be evacuated from their homes. Two acres of trees burned and six high-voltage towers collapsed.
Energy Transfer and its subsidiary ETC Northwest Pipeline now face nine criminal charges.
The Revolution Pipeline is more than 40 miles long, starting in Butler County and passing through Beaver and Allegheny counties to connect to a processing plant in Washington County.
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/02/02/company-charged-2018-revolution-pipeline-explosion/ Company Faces Environmental Charges Because of 2018 Beaver County Pipeline Explosion – CBS Pittsburgh