MARINER EAST CONSTRUCTION SPILLS 10,000 GALLONS OF DRILLING MUD INTO STATE PARK LAKE

Allegheny Front discusses how the mariner east pipeline spilled 10,000 gallons of drilling mud into State Park Lake.

unoco’s Mariner East pipeline construction caused an estimated 10,000 gallons of drilling mud, or bentonite clay, to spill into Marsh Creek and Marsh Creek Lake at a state park in Chester County this week.

The Department of Environmental Protection has shut down two underground drilling sites, in West Whiteland Township and Upper Uwchlan Township, pending an investigation.

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