Sunoco Logistics Finishes Restoration on Ruptured Pipeline in Pennsylvania

Sunoco Logistics has repaired its gasoline pipeline that spilled an estimated 55,000 gallons into a tributary of Loyalsock Creek in October as a result of flashfloods and landslides in the area.

According to reporting by PA Homepage, the repairs have been made to the line, and service has been restored to the eight-inch refined pipeline.

Heavy rainfall on October 21 caused the flashfloods and landslides, which in turn caused a bridge to wash out into the creek and rupture the pipeline. The severe flooding kept emergency crews from immediately being able to inspect the rupture and had to wait until the flooding receded in order to investigate the cause.

Past reports indicate that the water quality was closely observed by Sunoco and Pennsylvania American Water.

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