Pennsylvania governor under scrutiny for role in approving pipeline

Tom Wolfs office has denied he ordered permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline, which is under criminal investigation for pollution and property damage, to be accelerated Internal government records obtained by the Guardian raise questions about the role of Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf in permitting construction of a controversial fossil fuel pipeline that now faces two criminal investigations stemming from widespread environmental and property damage. The 350-mile, $2.5bn Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids pipeline through southern Pennsylvania has sparked growing outrage. It has caused destroying numerous residential water wells, and openingA previous report on the text messages involving McDonnell and Bane substantial donations from companies with a financial stake in Mariner East 2, including $20,000 toward his 2018 …